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Garter Lane Arts Centre, Thursday 20th February 2020 at 8:00pm
Garter Lane Arts Centre is delighted to present Ranagri on Thursday Feb 20th at 8 pm.
Ranagri is a contemporary folk/ world music band featuring Dónal Rogers, Eliza Marshall, Ellie Turner & Joe Danks, consisting of flutes, Irish whistles, electric harp, bodhran, guitars, piano, bouzouki & voices.
Dónal Rogers’ vocals, forcible and fresh with influences from folk to world music and a powerful message to boot. A band who exude good times and happiness but are not afraid to tackle serious issues like homelessness and the current trend for fake news which surrounds us.
Since forming in 2013, Ranagri have recorded three studio albums at Grammy Award Winning Record Label Stockfisch Records, with their latest record ‘Playing For Luck’ released in January2019. Acclaimed previous albums are Fort of the Hare (2014) and The Great Irish Songbook with a pop legend Tony Christie (2015). ‘Voices’, recorded at Real World Studios and produced by Grammy-nominated producer Graeme Pleeth, and ‘Tradition’, were both released on Goatskin Records in 2016.
Festival performances include Cambridge, Gate to Southwell, Wath, Lyme Folk Weekend, Trinity, Bloom (Dublin) and Purbeck. No strangers to large venues, Ranagri have performed at Birmingham Symphony Hall, Fairfield Halls, The Union Chapel, Buxton Opera House and Camac Harp Festival in France to name a few. Combining their love for world music, they have collaborated with top Indian musician Kuljit Bhamra OBE, and members of Britten Sinfonia at The Bhavan Centre, London.
Ticket: €12/ conc. €10 | Book Here
Garter Lane Arts Centre, O’Connell Street, Waterfor