The Midlands will have a rare chance to catch the award-winning bluegrass band Carmel Sheerin & The Ravens at Hugh Lynch’s Lounge on Sunday September 12.
Creating a unique sound, Carmel & The Ravens appeal to both young and old with their versatility. Their music represents a variety of music genres including bluegrass, country, folk, and pop. This family band has a powerful acoustic sound, great song writing skills, inspiring acapellas, tight family harmonies, and a great sense of humour! Not only are they talented and gifted musicians, they are awesome performers.
The band is backboned by a family that is steeped in music and has been at the forefront of the music scene in the heart of Ireland for the past few decades. Four of the multi-talented Sheerin family are represented: Carmel (lead vocals ); Danny (acoustic guitar and vocals ), Des (double bass and vocals ), and Tom (mandolin and vocals ), with another additional Sheerin family member appearing in Tullamore on September12, Simon (percussion and vocals ). They are also joined by virtuoso banjo player Jonathan Toman.
The band will be performing tracks from their latest album and will have copies on sale on the night. The latest album Here With You consists of 12 songs, eight of which are original tracks.
Doors open at 8.30pm and admission is €10.