We Banjo 3
The award-winning quartet We Banjo 3 (+1), from Galway, Ireland combines Irish music with old-time American and bluegrass influences to reveal the banjo’s rich legacy and roots. When this band of brothers take flight in a wave of virtuosity, verve, and joie-de-vivre, feet tap and pulses race. The members of We Banjo 3 are among the most celebrated and distinguished young musicians in Ireland today, and several have made their mark on the U.S. bluegrass scene as well. They play with swing and soul, effortlessly combining the best of Irish and bluegrass banjo music and song, mining the rich vein of the American old-time tradition and thoroughly reinventing the banjo band sound. Modern rhythms, traditional melodies, virtuosic technique, and innovative arrangements of music and song add up to an incredible feast of banjo andmandolin music–guaranteed to put a smile on your face and get your feet tapping.