Traditional Irish Band

“FourWinds deliver their tunes and songs with sublime musicianship and conviction, you can only love this band's music.” 

—  Paddy Keenan

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About FourWinds

FourWinds produce an exciting landscape of tunes and lyrics that present Irish Traditional Music in a modern and creative context, while maintaining deep roots in the tradition. With influences including Begley and Cooney, The Bothy Band, Planxty, Brady and Irvine, and Moving Hearts, this energetic quartet delivers a truly unique musical experience. 


The band was awarded the prestigious Danny Kyle Award, presented by the Celtic Connections festival board in recognition of outstanding emerging talent in Celtic music, very early on in their career. FourWinds were also chosen as one of three finalists in the Rising Stars Competition, held by The Gathering in Killarney, Ireland. Caroline Keane received the ALSR Celtic Music Awards 2020 for the Female Musician of the Year.

Profondément ancré dans la tradition, FourWinds propose une interprétation moderne et créative de la musique traditionnelle irlandaise. Les influences du groupe incluent Begley et Cooney, The Bothy Band, Planxty, Brady et Irvine, ou encore Moving Hearts. Auréolé de plusieurs prix prestigieux, ce quatuor hyper énergétique promet une expérience musicale unique. 


Le groupe a reçu de multiples prix tels que le ‟Danny Kyle Award″, présenté par le festival Celtic Connections, récompensant les groupes de jeunes talents exceptionnels. FourWinds fait aussi parti des finalistes de la ‟Rising Stars Competition″ organisée par le Gathering Festival de Killarney.

*Represented in North America, non exclusive internationally

Reviews

“FourWinds deliver their tunes and songs with sublime musicianship and conviction, you can only love this band's music.” 

—  Paddy Keenan

“It’s a full force gale of positive energetic music delivered in tight and cohesive arrangements.” 

—  Tradconnect

THE LIVING TRADITION

“A clean, crisp blend of textures, recalling classic Planxty or Bothy Band for sure [...] The energy and conviction they exude is outstanding.” 

—  David Kidman

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