Frankie Gavin &
Since 2009 Frankie Gavin has been back on the road and with new De Dannan members. The current line-up being Frankie (Fiddle/Flute/Whistles), Damien Mullane (Accordian), Eric Cunningham (Percussion/Flutes/Whistles), Mike Galvin (Bouzouki/Guitar) and Michelle Lally (Vocals). The reaction the band has received on numerous tours of the US and Ireland has been fantastic with standing ovations being a regular occurrence. The band have now released a new recording ‘Jigs, Reels & Rock n’ Roll’ on the Tara Music Label. The album contains fifteen tracks of classic De Dannan music including musical pieces more commonly associated with the like of the Beatles, Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood, who plays guitar on his and Rod Stewart’s track Gasoline Ally. Along with the very best of Irish Traditional music, Michelle Lally provides the haunting vocals on tracks including ‘If You Love Me’ and ‘Heartbreak Pier’ amongst others.
"This is the best incarnation of 'De Dannan'
I have ever witnessed and I believe I have seen and heard all the line
ups over the years...sensational."
'Electrifying' is an adjective that's too often used to describe certain
performances but this is one instance where it's absolutely unavoidable.
If you've never been lucky enough to see Frankie Gavin perform live, prepare
to be... shocked.