Altan are one of the foremost traditional Irish bands performing on the world stage today, ranging dynamically from the most sensitive and touching ancient ballads to energetic foot-tapping reels and jigs.
Celebrating their 30th anniversary, Altan are one of the most entertaining traditional Irish bands performing on the world stage today, ranging dynamically from the beautiful ancient ballads, sung by 2016 TG4 Musician of the Year award winner Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, to the energetic foot-tapping reels and jigs. Their music is steeped in the rich and colourful heritage of County Donegal in the North West of Ireland. Altan’s heart-warming, engaging and lively performances have moved audiences all over the world while remaining true to their Donegal roots, the spiritual home of Irish Fiddle music.
Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh – fiddle, vocals Ciarán Curran – guitar Ciaran Tourish – fiddle Mark Kelly – guitar Martin Tourish - accordion