SUN, MAR 24
7:30 PM

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We Banjo 3

Edna Scahill – tenor banjo, vocals
Fergal Scahill – fiddle, viola, dobro, percussion, guitar, mandolin, vocals
Martin Howley – tenor banjo, mandolin, vocals
David Howley – lead vocals, guitar

“The Irish version of Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers.” – NPR
“An Irish Quartet transcending even the best superlatives.” – The Huffington Post
“Absolutely virtuosic.” – Irish Echo

For all the innovation and invention that goes into modern music these days, it’s the inspiration derived from one’s roots that proves the most enduring. So credit Ireland’s We Banjo 3 for finding common ground between old world tradition and authentic Americana by playing their banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin in an innovation fusion of styles that they dub “Celtgrass.”

We Banjo 3 finds a natural symmetry as well as a cohesive chemistry that’s been imbued in the band ever since they were initially drawn to one another by their common creative interests. Inspired by the traditional Irish and Americana music they heard growing up, they placed three banjo players in the mix in the beginning, eventually diversifying their sound while broadening their boundaries as well.

Photo: Kelvin Gilmor

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About the Artists

Edna Scahill

Fergal Scahill

Martin Howley

David Howley