The piano man with Nick Cave and the Badseeds recorded his gig in the Glens in Oct 08 and ended up with a new album Live In Ireland.
The punk poet performance artist mixed his latest album Trauma Themes Idiot Times in the Glens in summer 2008. A brilliant live performer, Jinx is described by writer Pat McCabe as “ One of the most singular talents in Ireland”
This great and long established fixture on the Irish music scene includes two Manorhamilton residents Rossa Ó Snodaigh and Dee Armstrong. Kíla recorded an album of slow tunes Soisín the Glens Centre. The album presents Kíla’s softer side with some beautiful arrangements in the suantraí/goltraí vein and will be released in Feb 2010
Lúnasa recorded a lovely double album The Leitrim Equation along with a host of local Leitrim musicians in the Glens in August 2008. This was a result of Leitrim County Council’s first Traditional Music Residency and features a combination of new tunes by local musicians, Lúnasa playing Leitrim tunes and traditional tunes played by Leitrim musicians accompanied by the various members of Lúnasa.
Sligo based musical powerhouses Rick Epping, Cathy Jordan, and Seamie O’Dowd joined forces on a long awaited debut album called Music from the Atlantic Fringe which was recorded in the Glens in Aug 08. The album was launched in the Glens to a very full and happy house in Feb 09. Review of the night here.
This great, accomplished, lively and award winning trad band released a new live album Beo in Sept 09, a lovely collection of tunes and songs recorded at concerts held in the Glens Centre, the Button Factory and Campbell’s Tavern in June 2009
The very first studio recording in the Glens. Yurodny are a great Klezmer 9 piece with some of Ireland’s best musicians.