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Grand Ole Opry: Sarah Darling, Nashville Irish Step Dancers, Charlie Daniels Band, Steven Curtis Chapman, Keith & Kristyn Getty, Ricky Skaggs, and more to be added.
Sounds Like: Lúnasa, John McSherry Music, Planxty, The Bothy Band, Paddy Keenan musician
Label: Patrick D'Arcy Music
Manager: Me Me Me Me Me
Bio: Patrick D'Arcy hails from Dublin, Ireland and has spent most of his musical life plying his craft in California.
Patrick tours regularly both in the US and internationally. Since 2010 he has had the privilege to tour extensively from The Waterfront in Belfast to The Grand 'Ol Opry in Nashville w...See Full Bio
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“The more you listen the more you realise what an accomplished recording it is. From some glorious Planxty numbers like Sí Beag Sí Mor/ Tabhair Dom Do Lámh to reels like The Copperplate/The Old Copperplate/The Bank of Ireland you get a real feel for the control and interpretation of the music that Patrick possesses. On the slow air Green Fields of America on B pipes he achieves great depth and emotion in the music. On Jigs like Cailleach an Airgid/Árd an Bhóthair/Cailín An Tí Mhoir, especially with headphones on, you get a real sense of the beauty of this instrument, its versatility and glorious sound in the hands of a great musician. He plays this set on D Pipes and it really skips along with a vibrant buzz. An Raibh Tú Ag An gCarraigh is another beautiful tune played on a D Low Whistle. It’s a great rendition and translates to "Were you at the Rock?" sourced from the singing of Seamus Ennis. It again displays a fantastic approach to slow airs which Patrick seems to ex”