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Altan

30 years of spreading the love of Trad worldwide
Music | Ireland

Date

27 July 2017

With their exquisitely produced recordings, ranging dynamically from the most touching old Irish songs to hard hitting jigs and reels, and with their heartwarming, live performances, Altan enjoy a reputation as one of the most important live Irish acts on the world stage.

Their latest recording, The Widening Gyre, sees the band explore the musical relationship between American roots and the traditional music of Ireland.

‘The hottest group in the Celtic realm …’

The Boston Globe