daiori farrell trio
friday 16th October, 9pm
£tbc (+ booking fee)
Singer and bouzouki player Daoirí Farrell won two prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, and performed live at the awards ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall, as well as receiving three nominations in the 2019 RTÉ Folk Awards. He has toured the UK, Australia, Germany and Ireland, and played at festivals in Australia, Canada, the UK, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Germany and more, and in February 2018 he toured with the all-star Transatlantic Sessions in major venues across the UK. Daoirí released his latest album ‘A Lifetime Of Happiness’, produced by Dónal Lunny, in February 2019 and that autumn received three nominations in the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2019 for best singer, best traditional track and best album for ‘A Lifetime Of Happiness’.
Daoirí will bring his trio line-up to Manchester Folk Festival, with Mark Redmond on uilleann pipes and Robbie Walsh on the bodhran.
"...It doesn't get much better than that. The real deal. What a voice.'
- Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 Folk Show