The Haar

Wed 9th April, 2025
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm (Doors: 7:30pm)
The Haar

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A radically fresh, boundary-pushing take on traditional songs.

‘We need more music like this; spontaneous, alive and affecting’ – FRUK

Anglo/Irish folk band The Haar brings the formidable singing talent of All-Ireland Scór na nÓg winner Molly Donnery combined with three of the most exciting instrumentalists on the folk and traditional music scene in Cormàc Byrne (Show of Hands/Seth Lakeman), Adam Summerhayes, and Murray Grainger (both of the FATEA award-winning The Ciderhouse Rebellion).

Known for taking a familiar tune and turning it into something breathtakingly fresh and ambitious, this band of high level improvisers produce ever-changing musical soundscapes, while Molly lets her sublime vocals flow to stunning effect.

Latest album ‘Where Old Ghosts Meet’ received multiple rave reviews and has paved the way for outstanding festival appearances at Shrewsbury, Beardy Folk, and at other prestigious stages during their successful UK tours.

Expect a magical evening of stunning, made-in-the-moment renditions of some of the world’s most incredible songs.

“This is not a dyed-green-Guinness-and-a-bit-o’-craic Ireland, this is the coast of Connemara Ireland, this is watching the fog roll in around The Skellig Islands Ireland… devastatingly beautiful” Bristol 24/7

“The Haar conjuring magic that had long been hidden in plain sight, responding melodically in a mesmerising impromptu arc of artistry” Irish Music Magazine

‘A sweeping panorama of Irish traditional music and song’ Songlines

Photo credit: Andrew Wegg