This Tuesday, October 2, FullSet from Ireland is performing at 8pm at the Shannon Pub (2250 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda 14150). Admission is $10/ FREE for Buffalo Comhaltas Branch members. Join or renew here!
FullSet are quickly becoming one of the most well known bands in the Irish music scene today. In October 2011 they were honored by being announced as the winners of the RTÉ/RAAP Breakthrough Annual Music Bursary Award. Having been shortlisted along with 12 other groups in 4 different categories ahead of a field of almost 800 other groups and artists. This has given the group huge exposure and the opportunity to begin work on a second album.
To date FullSet have performed at various festivals and venues across Europe including the Kann al Loar folk festival in Landerneau, Brittany, and also the Festival Interceltique de Lorient. During this time they have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in folk and world music including Moya Brennan, Fred Morrison, Lúnasa, Carlos Núnez, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny and Beoga.