Celtic Connections 2012: KAN with Guidewires

Celtic Connections presents

Celtic Connections 2012: KAN with Guidewires

Fri 27 Jan 2012 | 7.30pm | £ 14 + bf

KAN with Guidewires come to the Arches, Glasgow as part of Celtic Connections 2012.

Named for the mythical Mayan seed of vision and dreams that flowered through melody and harmony, fronted by flute/whistle genius Brian Finnegan (Flook) and demon fiddler Aidan O’Rourke (Lau), KAN further cross-fertilise the mix with guitarist Ian Stephenson and drummer Jim Goodwin’s fiendishly inventive rhythms. After two years’ live development, tonight’s set showcases material from their eagerly-awaited debut album.

Guidewires are another instrumental powerhouse, comprising Irishmen Pádraig Rynne (concertina), Tóla Custy (fiddle), Paul McSherry (guitar) and Karol Lynch (bouzouki), plus Brittany’s Sylvain Barou (flute), whose new album Guidewires II – featuring guest vocalist Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill – won comparisons to Lúnasa and At First Light.

Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival, Celtic Connections is a celebration of Celtic music and its connections with music across the globe, with more than 300 events in venues and locations across Glasgow from 19th Jan – 5th Feb 2012.

// The Ticket and Meal Deal is available for this show: enjoy a two course meal before the show for just £8.95. Please ask at Box Office when booking your tickets or call 0141 565 1000 for more details //