Dervish are a world-renowned band from the music-rich area of County Sligo who has been exhilarating audiences across the planet from Tokyo to New York.
Described by BBC Radio 3 as ''an icon of Irish music'', Dervish have been exhilarating audiences across the planet for over two decades. They deliver a wealth of high-energy arrangements and virtuoso instrumental performances with the rhythmic sound of mandolin, bodhrán, fiddles and flute creating a powerful display of traditional Irish music. Vocalist Cathy Jordan has a powerful stage presence; the stories she tells of the songs coupled with her sweet, charismatic voice draw audiences into the music in a way very few performers can achieve.
Brian McDonagh - mandola, mandolin Liam Kelly - flute, whistles Tom Morrow - fiddle, viola Cathy Jordan - vocals, bodhrán, bones Shane Mitchell – accordion Michael Holmes - bouzouki