RANAGRI TUESDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2024 Gunthorpe Village Hall 8PM

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Ranagri are well-known to our audiences, having played alongside Tony Christie, on a double-bill with Merry Hell and, of course, on their own. They are an award winning folk band from Ireland and England. With a unique blend of instruments that includes voices, guitar, bouzouki, flutes, whistles, harp/electric harp, and bodhrán/drums, they create a sound that is both mesmerising and unforgettable.

The band has recorded five studio albums to date, with their latest release, ‘Tradition II,’ receiving critical acclaim upon its release in July 2022. Folk Radio UK placed the album in their top 10 albums of 2022, cementing the band’s status as one of the most exciting and innovative folk bands in the UK today.

Previous critically acclaimed albums, ‘Playing For Luck,’ ‘Fort of the Hare,’ and ‘The Great Irish Songbook’ (with Tony Christie), were recorded at the Grammy Award- winning Stockfisch Records label. The band’s third album, ‘VOICES,’ was recorded at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios and along with the album ‘Tradition’ were both released on GoatsKin Records.

Ranagri has established themselves as a standout act, drawing in crowds from around the world with their captivating live performancesand exceptional musicianship.

The band consists of Dónal Rogers, a prolific songwriter and producer, who has joined forces with the exceptional skills of renowned flautist Eliza Marshall, harpist Eleanor Dunsdon and percussionist Jordan Murray. Together, they establish a fresh and modern sonic landscape within the folk genre, captivating audiences  – an energetic festival band yet equally at home with their more intimate writing and thought provoking lyrics. They are as happy to make you dance as they are to make you smile or shed a tear.

‘You’re unlikely to hear anything more irresistible and more folky this year’- LOUDER THAN WAR

‘Echoes of Pentangle, Jethro Tull and new Celtic folk sounds cemented by strong contemporary song writing’ RTE

‘Voices and instruments combine to astound the listener with some of the most attention-grabbing music I’ve heard in a long time’ FOLK RADIO UK

Doors open 7:30Pm concert starts at 8PM

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Or tel: Glenn on 01159 653514