Musical artists similar to or like Planxty

Irish folk music band formed in January 1972, consisting initially of Christy Moore , Andy Irvine (vocals, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitars, bodhrán, keyboards), and Liam O'Flynn (uilleann pipes, tin whistle). Wikipedia

  • Andy Irvine (musician)

    Irish folk musician, singer-songwriter, and a founding member of Sweeney's Men, Planxty, Patrick Street, Mozaik, LAPD and Usher's Island. He also featured in duos, with Dónal Lunny, Paul Brady, Mick Hanly, Dick Gaughan, Rens van der Zalm, and Luke Plumb. Wikipedia

  • Irish traditional music

    Genre of folk music that developed in Ireland. In A History of Irish Music (1905), W. H. Grattan Flood wrote that, in Gaelic Ireland, there were at least ten instruments in general use. Wikipedia

  • Dónal Lunny

    Irish folk musician and producer. He plays left-handed guitar and bouzouki, as well as keyboards and bodhrán. Wikipedia

  • Patrick Street

    Irish folk group founded by Kevin Burke on fiddle, Andy Irvine (Sweeney's Men, Planxty) on mandolin, bouzouki, harmonica and vocals, Jackie Daly (De Dannan) on button accordion, and Arty McGlynn (Van Morrison) on guitar. Other members were added at various times: Ged Foley (The House Band, Battlefield Band) who held the tenure on guitar for many years, Bill Whelan on keyboards, Declan Masterson on uilleann pipes and keyboards, James Kelly on fiddle, Brendan Hearty on harmonium, John Carty on fiddle, flute and banjo, and Enda Walsh on keyboards. Wikipedia

  • Irish uilleann piper, traditional musician, composer and arranger. One of the Riverdance musicians. Wikipedia

  • Davy Spillane

    Irish musician, songwriter and a player of uilleann pipes and low whistle. At the age of 12, Spillane started playing the uilleann pipes. Wikipedia


    Sentences forPlanxty

    • Planxty performed there on 28, 29 and 30 December 2004 and again on 3, 4 and 5 January 2005 as part of their series of reunion concerts.Point Theatre-Wikipedia
    • The interval act was traditional Irish band Planxty, who performed the lengthy piece "Timedance", which depicted Irish music through the ages.Eurovision Song Contest 1981-Wikipedia
    • For a time they called themselves "CLAD", an acronym of their names, but soon decided on Planxty.Christy Moore-Wikipedia
    • These developments ran in parallel with the burgeoning folk revival in Ireland that included groups such as Planxty and the Bothy Band.Celtic rock-Wikipedia
    • Andy Irvine has written two songs celebrating County Clare: one is "West Coast of Clare" (recorded with Planxty in 1973), in which he mentions Spanish Point and Milltown Malbay.County Clare-Wikipedia
    • When Planxty disbanded in late 1975, Brady formed a duo with Irvine from 1976 to 1978, a partnership that produced the successful album, Andy Irvine/Paul Brady.Paul Brady-Wikipedia

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