Event Details


Time: June 15, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: Doolin Folk Festival
City/Town: Doolin, Co. Clare
Event Type: ep, launch
Latest Activity: Jun 2, 2019

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Described by JOHN SPILLANE as having “a wealth of art and experience” , THE DIVINERS launch their début EP ‘earshot’ at this year’s Doolin Folk Festival.

The tracks on this “powerful collection of music and song”, Spillane says, “are executed with an unflinching confidence that makes The Diviners a very serious Irish Band, who have already made an indelible mark on Irish Music with this first, powerful release.”

Referencing some of the self-composed tracks on the forthcoming EP, Spillane says, “Rostellan Wood is a magical and haunting slow air with powerful Gaelic overtones but also with flavours of Native American and other World Music origins […] Before His Tears Will Flow is a deep and fascinating insight into one man's personal epiphany.”

Singing and playing a range of instruments - including uilleann pipes, flute, bouzouki, whistles, guitar, bodhrán, shruti box and harmonica - the live repertoire reflects THE DIVINERS diversity. Works collected from the Irish canon, selections from various traditions, newly composed songs and tunes - all combine to offer an experience of the folk tradition that evokes a sense of passion for where we are now.

Kicking off the launch tour on The Whitehorse Sessions Stage at Doolin Folk Festival is an honour for us”, say the band, “the musical landscape of West Clare is inspirational.”

Launch Tour dates include:

Doolin Folk Festival: 15 Jun
Levis’ Bar, Ballydehob: 6 July
The Corner House, Cork City: 13 July
The Weir Folk Club, Midleton: 9 August

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