Archive: IMBOLC 2021

David Doocey

Born in Worcester, Massachusetts now living in Foxford, County Mayo, David is at the forefront of his generation of musicians. He has won several awards including All-Ireland medals on both fiddle and concertina, the first ever World Fleadh fiddle championship in 2005 and the much coveted Feile Oriel trophy. As a highly sought after studio musician his music can be heard on many recordings and he has recorded in Nashville with Grammy award winners Tim O’Brien and Allison Brown. As a composer his music can can be heard on Lunasa’s highly successful latest release, ‘Cas’. In the last number of years he has performed in many prestigious venues including Vicar Street, Dublin, The Olympia in Paris, The Station Inn in Nashville, The House of Commons in London and the Toyko Opera City Hall. He has performed and collaborated with many artists such as Tim O’Brien, Lunasa, Roesy, Martin Hayes, Sharon Shannon, Dervish, Dougie MacLean, Dermot Byrne, Emmylou Harris, Joan Baez, Buddy Miller, Steve Earle and Robert Plant. . He was a member of the band Gráda and the Dave Munnelly Band. Of late he has become a regular member of Sean & Dolores Keane’s Band and performs regularly with Finbar Furey. Late 2013 saw the release of David’s critically acclaimed first solo album “Changing Time”. An album of both new and traditional music including two pieces that were commissioned as part of a documentary on the women of the Magdalene Laundries.

Rugadh David Doocey i Worcester Massachusetts ach anois tá sé ina chonaí i gCeathrú na Líne Contae Mhaigh Eo. Tá David ar thús cadhnaíochta i gceol a ghlúine. Tá lear mór gradam buaite aige, bonn uile-Éireann ar an fhidil agus an consairtín san áireamh.Bhuaigh sé an chéad “World Fleadh Fiddle championship” agus an corn mór le rá “Féile Oriel”. Tá éileamh air mar cheoltóir stiúideo agus tig leat a cheol a chluinstean ar mholl mór ceirníní. Tá am caite aige in Nashville ag taifeadadh leis an bhuaiteoir Grammy Tim O’Brien agus Allison Brown. Mar chumadóir tig leat a cheol a chluinstean ar an albam is deanaí ó Lunasa “Cas”. Le blianta beaga anuas sheinn sé i láithreacha cosúil le Vicar Street. An Olympia i bParás, The Station Inn i Nashville, The House of Commons i Londain agus an Tokyo Opera City Hall. Bíonn sé ag seinm agus ag comhoibriú le healaíontoirí cosúil le Tim O’Brien, Lunasa,Roesy,Martin Hayes,Sharon Shannon, Dervish, Dougie MacLean, Dermot Byrne, Emmylou Harris, Joan Baez Buddy Miller, Steve Earle agus Robert Plant. Bhí sé ina bhall den ghrúpa Gráda agus the Dave Munnelly Band. Le deanaí bíonn sé ag seinm le banna Sean agus Dolores Keane agus le Finbar Furey fosta.Déanach i 2013 tháinig a albam aonárach “ChangingTime” amach a fuair ardmholadh i measc na léirmheastóirí. Albam le ceol nuachumtha agus ceol traidisiúnta, dhá phíosa choimisiúnaithe do chlár faisnéise ar the Magdalene Laundries san áireamh.

Patrick Doocey

An All-Ireland winning multi-instrumentalist, Patrick is quickly becoming one of the most in demand accompa- nists on the Irish music scene today. Predominately self taught on guitar, Patrick’s exciting style on both nylon and steel string guitar combines influences from many genres including jazz, hip hop, r n b and rock. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts and having lived in Foxford, County Mayo, Patrick now resides in New York city. His talents can be heard on Lunasa’s latest release “Cas” as well on recent albums with Kevin Crawford, Dy- lan Foley and Colin Farrell. His musical journey so far has seen him perform all over the world with artists such as Sharon Shannon, Liz Carroll, Lunasa, Mary Chapin Carpenter, John Doyle, Ragus, Tea- da, Buille, Cathal Hayden, Natalie Merchant, Steve Earle, Karan Casey, Sean Keane,Tim O’Brien, Julian Lage, Em- mylou Harris, Joan Baez, Buddy Miller and Robert Plant.

Is ilionstraimí agus buaiteoir uile-Éireann é Patrick Doocey atá an-tóir air mar thionlacaí i ndomhan an cheoil thraidisiúnta. Den chuid is mó tá Patrick féinoilte ar an ghiotar, Tá stíl spleodrach aige ar an ghiotar nylon agus cruach agus nascann sé moll mór seánraí cosúil le snagcheol, rnb,hip hop agus rac-cheol. Rugadh Patrick i Worcester Massachusetts agus tar éis tamaill i gCeathrú na Líne contae Mhaigh Eo, tá sé anois ag cur faoi i Nua Eabhrac. Tá a thalainn le cluinsteann ar albam nua Lúnasa “Cas” agus ar albaim Kevin Crawford, Dylan Foley agus Colin Farrell le deanaí. Seinneann sé le ceoltoirí ar fud na cruinne agus é i mbun aistear ceoil s’aige, Sharon Shannon, Liz Carroll, Lunasa, Mary Chapin Carpenter, John Doyle, Ragus, Tea- da, Buille, Cathal Hayden, Natalie Merchant, Steve Earle, Karan Casey, Sean Keane,Tim O’Brien, Julian Lage, Em- mylou Harris, Joan Baez, Buddy Miller agus Robert Plant ina measc.