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John Mcsherry Trio

John McSherry - uilleann pipes, whistles Francis McIlduff - uilleann pipes, whistles, bodhran Brendan Quinn vocals, guitar, stomp John McSherry is a major figure in Irish/Celtic music, hailed as one of the finest exponents of the art of Uilleann Piping in the world today ? "a true master" according to Irish Music Magazine. He won two All-Ireland piping championships at the age of fourteen and was the youngest ever winner of the prestigious Oireachtas Piping Competition in 1988, going on to represent Ireland at the Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival that year as a result. A founder member of top trad bands L?nasa, Tamalin, At First Light and Donal Lunny's ground-breaking supergroup Coolfin, John has subsequently produced an array of critically acclaimed and innovative albums, both solo and collaborative, including his latest studio album, 'The Seven Suns'. His piping has featured on many film and TV soundtracks including, 'There You'll Find me', 'Waking Ned Devine' and 'This Is My Father' and he has twice been the recipient of an IMA award: Best New Irish Album (2010) and Best Uilleann Piper' (2009) as well as being nominated for 'Musician of the Year' at the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. He is also co-author of the book 'The Wheels of the World' - 300 years of Uilleann Pipers which was released in the Autumn of 2015. John has performed all over the world on many great stages from the Royal Albert Hall to Glastonbury Festival and is widely admired on the Irish traditional scene as an offstage character and an onstage magician. He is a prolific composer, producer, arranger and an established studio session musician of world class renown, recording and performing with a myriad of artists including Clannad, Sin?ad O'Connor, Rod Stewart, Nanci Griffiths, Gary Kemp, The Corrs, and in projects bringing together top musicians including Liverpool's acclaimed Irish Sea Sessions concerts and albums, staged at Liverpool Philharmonic and touring to London's Southbank Centre, to Belfast and Derry. John continues to push the boundaries of Irish music with his latest projects, including his pioneering transatlantic post-rock band, the olllam, with Tyler Duncan, Joe Dart, and Michael Shimmin.. Now he presents the John McSherry Trio, featuring Francis McIlduff and Brendan Quinn, for the first time on this side of the Irish Sea, to mark the release of their debut live album, F?ile.' It's a welcome return to Liverpool for John for the first time since the 2013 Irish Sea Sessions, and there could well be some other familiar faces popping up ...

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