Martin Hutchinson, singer-songwriter was born into a musical family in County Kildare, Ireland.
“A restless drifter and an engaged observer with an original and unique music style” OOR (NL)
After many years of music in many different bands and projects, Martin’s musical journey has come full circle now that he has started to perform as a solo acoustic artist.
“By way of his songs, his voice, his tune-driven fingerpicking and slide-guitar Martin takes his audience on a beautiful trip through the worlds of folk, ballads, and blues.”
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Folk singer, is one of those rare commodities, a singer that gets right down to the nitty gritty of the business. Pure unadulterated voice telling a story with conviction, passion and consummate skills. He accompanies himself in the sparest, bare boned style on tenor dobro and tenor guitar.
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Niall Toner Band are a bluegrass and acoustic country music trio from the Blackstairs Mountain region of Ireland.
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Kieran Goss was born and raised in Mayobridge, County Down, Northern Ireland. He was just nine years old when he got his first guitar. Growing up in a big family with diverse musical tastes meant that early on he was hearing his brothers’ Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson records, his mother’s Frank Sinatra records and his sisters’ Rolling Stones records. These varied influences gave Goss his own unique sound.
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Legendary Singer & Songwriter Mick Hanly, who had a huge hit with “Past the Point of Rescue”, returned to play Crocanoir.
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Sarah is a versatile performer with a deliciously earthy voice delivering a powerful emotional punch, that’s matched by her distinctive, eloquent guitar style. Add this to a real rapport with her audience, and you have all the ingredients of a great night out.
Workshop: Sarah gave a guitar workshop in DADGAD guitar playing on the afternoon of the concert. This was a great chance for anyone wishing to improve their playing and have a go at another style.
Legendary Singer & Songwriter Mick Hanly, who had a huge hit with “Past the Point of Rescue”.
Colum Sands has appeared in venues ranging from intimate gatherings like the Stray Leaf Folk club in Mullaghban to the stages of the Alte Oper in Frankfurt and Carnegie Hall, New York.
Recent festival appearances include Ballyshannon, Belfast, Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival, Manchester, Fylde, Sidmouth, Edinburg, Vienna, Gizycko (Poland), San Sebastian de los Reyes (Spain), Tonder (Denmark) and Kerrville (USA).
Eurovision Song Contest Winner with ‘Rock n Roll Kids’.
Charlie is a firm favourite with the Crocanoir audience and his 2nd visit to Crocanoir was enjoyed by all.