Stalwarts of contemporary trad, the Alan Kelly Gang are a creative force all about tasteful arrangements, groove, energy and musicality of the highest order.
Their superb new album, The Last Bell, which has been over a year in the making, is an uplifting, pristine collection of original and traditional music that inspires a feeling of joie de vivre throughout. 12 tracks – 8 instrumentals and 4 songs.
Alan Kelly (piano accordion) Steph Geremia (flute, lead vocals, whistle & soprano sax) Alasdair White (fiddle) Tony Byrne (guitar) Manus Lunny (bouzouki, guitar, harmony vocals & additional programming)
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS:
Ewen Vernal (double bass)
Jim Higgins (percussion)
Martin O’Neill (bodhran)
Eddi Reader (guest lead vocal & harmony vocals)
Aidan Brennan (guitar & harmony vocals)
Ian Carr (guitar)
John Douglas (guitar & harmony vocals)