St. Patrick’s Festival & Aiken Promotions presents:
Usher’s Island is:
Andy Irvine (Planxty, LAPD, Patrick Street, Mozaik)
Dónal Lunny (Planxty, The Bothy Band, Moving Hearts, LAPD, Mozaik)
Paddy Glackin (The Bothy Band, LAPD)
Mike McGoldrick (Lúnasa, Capercailie)
John Doyle (Solas)
Usher’s Island sees the coming together of five of the most influential and acclaimed names in traditional Irish music- Andy Irvine and Dónal Lunny, both members of Planxty, Paddy Glackin a founding member of The Bothy Band, Mike McGoldrick of Lúnasa and Capercaillie and John Doyle who played with Solas. Each is a talented soloist in their own right but in this new band they offer a blend of old and young and of vocal and instrumental talents that results in exceptional music.