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Irish Traditional Music
Friday 27 February 7.45pm
As part of WORLD FEST the Gulbenkian are proud to present Craobh Rua performing their outstanding Irish Traditional Music.
“The Mighty Northern style of Irish Traditional Music cruises through their veins”
Craobh Rua (pronounced Crave Ru-ah), play Irish Traditional Music from the heart. A rich sound, acoustic driven, this is traditional Celtic fare at its finest, mixing rousing jigs, reels and polkas with tender ballads and airs. Theirs is a music driven by uillean pipes, fiddle, whistles and the exciting banjo and mandolin playing of group founder Brian Connolly with passionate vocals from Jim Rainey.
Starting this year,
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On New Year’s Day 2004 the band
performed live from
The band has given concert and
festival performances in the
Craobh Rua have released five albums to date and appeared on a number of compilation albums. Their current album is called "IF IDA BEEN HERE IDA BEEN THERE".