Gadan

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Gadan is the new project created by four experienced and well-known musicians in Irish trad and European folk/rock scene, with years of touring in the major European and US festivals of traditional and contemporary folk music.


An impactful repertoire with a powerful live appeal and a sound comparable in power and energy to new-trad acts such as Talisk, We Banjo 3, The East Pointers, or Rura, but with a unique identity thanks to years of experience in several folk genres, from Appalachian & Old Time to Scottish, and English folk and traditional music.


Two banjos – tenor & clawhammer – fiddle, mandolin, bouzouki and guitar combine in a “strings only” sound utilizing the energy from stellar musicianship with a hint of electronics and driven by a powerful rhythmic pulse. A loop of increasing aural power, building momentum for the the audience with the wide spectrum of contemporary yet traditional tones.

Gadan's website: www.gadanband.com

More videos:  https://youtu.be/jDmiPgj_dcA  Gadan - Shady Grove

                       https://youtu.be/DL_wZHAfQyI  Gadan - Sailor’s Wife/Cavers of Kirkcudbright

                       https://youtu.be/vYxHiZqeX9o  Gadan - Brian O’ Lynn