Irish/Finnish Folk Trio ‘Slow Moving Clouds’ Announce Nationwide Tour in April & May

Slow Moving Clouds have just announced an Irish tour in support of their debut album Os. The Dublin-based contemporary Irish/Nordic folk trio are bringing their unique blend of traditional and contemporary, rich atmospheric sounds to 4 of Ireland’s finest venues in Cork, Dublin, Galway, and finally Belfast. Their unique sound is inspired by Irish and Nordic music traditions which they combine with contemporary, minimalist and experimental influences.

Aki (nyckelharpa, vocals) is a Finnish musician and artist who works in numerous creative areas from film, to visual art, to music performance. Danny Diamond (fiddle, strohviol) is well known through his work with ITMA in Dublin as well as with trad group Morga. As a fiddle player he blends his deep roots in the Irish tradition with an open mind for other influences, to create a unique sound world. Kevin Murphy (cello, vocals) is a pioneering Irish cellist and multi-instrumentalist with a background in experimental acoustic music.

The tour will bring Slow Moving Clouds to the following cities and venues

Cork : Saturday 30 April, Triskel Arts Centre - Presented by plugd records

Dublin : Thursday 5 May, Bello Bar - Presented by Ensemble :: FB event here + tickets here

Galway : Friday 20 May, The Crane

Belfast : Saturday 28 May, Duncairn Arts Centre, details here

Included below is a beautiful video of their stunning song Hiljainen Suru 

Slow Moving Clouds will also make an appearance at Trad Rising in The Button Factory as part of the MusicTown festival on Thursday 14 April, along with a number of festival dates throughout the summer, bringing the trio’s singular mix of Irish, Nordic, contemporary, and traditional music to a whole new audience.

Full details on the tour can be found at

Find out more about Slow Moving Clouds at

Listen to Slow Moving Clouds online at

Find out more about Ensemble Music at


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