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MOXIE Australia Tour

MOXIE Australia Tour
11 March - 25 March 2016

11 March, Port Fairy Folk Festival
16 March, Brunswick Music Festival
17 March, The Basement, Sydney
18 March, Blue Mountains Music Festival
23 March, Cat & Fiddle, Balmain
25 March, The Fly By Night Club, Fremantle

Culture Ireland's 2016 programme includes support for the debut tour of music group Moxie.

When 5 young Irish musicians hibernate for two weeks to explore their music by the ever changing sky and the rhythmic movements and sounds of Ireland's west coast Atlantic sea you get Moxie, a group who are inspiring audiences with their new palette of 21st century Irish music.

The band includes Cillian Doheny (tenor banjo/steel string guitar), Jos Kelly (button accordion/keyboard), Darren Roche (button accordion), Ted Kelly (tenor banjo) and Paddy Hazelton (percussion). Their music has a solid traditional backbone. Jazz, rock, bluegrass and world music rhythms and harmonies are creatively structured around this base treating the listener to layers of rich and intricate sounds as the band deliver a punchy programme of both their own compositions and old tunes with a new emerald vibe.

“Harmonious, energetic and tenacious, there’s no idea where Moxie will take you!” — Lynette Fay, (BBC)

More details can be found on the band’s website.