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AFTER TWO barely noticed albums in the mid-noughties, Rhode Island folk-rock/indie-folk trio The Low Anthem struck creative gold with 2009’s Oh My God, Charlie Darwin.To hold their own and not be outdone by the considerable shadow cast by Fleet Foxes’ magical debut was some achievement, as was the band’s ability to balance the rabble rousing, beer’n’brawling side of folk, with the genre’s sensitive, introspective, side, showing in the process, an emphatic understanding and love for the heritage of this Hiberno-British-American strain of music.
Over the past decade or so Kilkenny’s popular Rhythm and Roots festival has succeeded in putting the city on the roots music map, just as the Cats Laugh has put it on the comedy map.
GRAMMY AWARD winning artist Tom Chapin has been described as “the pied piper of children’s music”. His recordings aimed at four to 11-year-olds and their families have brought him worldwide acclaim.