Bang On The Ear

Bang On The Ear

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Glengarry County's, Bang On The Ear, Canada's Celtic Rock Powerhouse, Shine up your shoes, Fill up Your Pints, and get ready to move on the dance floor for these Patty Rockers. Slainte!

Biography

Born Out of the Foothills of Glengarry County, Ontario, a small rural Eastern Ontario community, rich in Scottish and Irish culture. The Group Formed in Early 2007, featuring Bradley McMillan on rhythm guitar and vocals, Mike Sonnel on lead guitar, Michelle McMillan on tin, Jonathon Kluver on bass guitar, Geoff Noseworthy on percussion, and Darcy Furniss on fiddle and mandolin. Playing and performing Original music, as well as your traditional Irish, Scottish Pub songs. There original music focuses on the Celtic culture and that of living and growing up in Glengarry County. Songs like, “Glengarry County”, “Green Grass and Gravel Roads”, and “Friday Night Drives”, show the bands great diversity and song writing ability. Combining the sounds of traditional Irish/Scottish music, with a hint of rock and East Coast Folk, the band is slowly creating a new sound for Celtic music.
In 2008 the band released a 5 song EP entitled, "The Dungeon Sessions; the E.P sold in excess of 500 copies in 1 month, and is currently sold out. In early 2008 they began recording there debut full length album, “Green Grass and Gravel Roads”, with producer John MacAulay which is due out in June of 2009. The band has been touring Ontario extensively over the last 2 years and quickly built a strong fan base. In recent past they have had the opportunity of being featured on Montreal, Quebec’s CJAD, AM 1200, radio broadcast "The Irish Show", performed at the 2008 Pre-Glengarry Highland Games event at the King George Hotel in Maxville, Ontario, headlined the Canadian Police Solo pipe bag championships at Ottawa's city hall in 2008 & 2009, as well as Performing at the 2009 edition of Canada’s largest Irish Festival in Miramichi, New Brunswick. The groups live performance is one that must not be missed, they’ll have up and out of your chair in no time. Shine up your shoes, Fill up Your Pints, and get ready to move on the dance floor for these Patty Rockers.

Discography

June, 2008 – “The Dungeon Sessions” EP

Track listing:
1. The Bang Medley
2. Johnny O’Shea
3. My Bonnie Lassie
4. Glengarry County
5. Green Grass & Gravel Roads

June 6th, 2009 – “Green Grass & Gravel Roads” LP

Track listing:
1. Streets Of Dublin
2. Merchant Marines
3. Beggar Man
4. Glengarry County
5. Green Grass & Gravel Roads
6. Tartan Army Rose
7. Drunk Again
8. My Bonnie Lassie
9. Friday Night Drives
10. My Patty Is No More
11. Auld Aberdeen
12. My Eighty Eight
13. Johnny O’Shea

Set List

TELL ME MA - Traditional
DIRTY OLD TOWN - Traditional
FAREWELL TO NOVA SCOTIA - Traditional
DONALD WHERE’S YOUR TROUSERS - Traditional
MERCHANT MARINES - Original
STREETS OF DUBLIN - Original
BEGGARMAN - Original
WILD ROVER - Traditional
STAR OF THE COUNTY DOWN - Traditional
MY BONNIE LASSIE - Original
DRUNKEN SAILOR - Traditional
WHISKEY IN THE JAR - Traditional
FACTORY GIRLS - Flogging Molly
GREEN GRASS & GRAVEL ROADS - Original
CALL ME THE BREEZE - JJ Cale
PROUD MARY - CCR
MY TARTAN ARMY ROSE - Original
MY 88 - Original
LOCH LOMOND - Traditional
DRUNKEN LULLABIES - Flogging Molly
GLENGARRY COUNTY - Original
DRUNK AGAIN - Original
THE NIGHT THAT PATTY MURPHY DIED - Traditional
MARI MAC - Traditional
LUCKEY’S BOAT - Great Big Sea
JOHNNY O’SHEA - Original
DRUNKEN LAZY BASTARD - The Mahones
MY PATTY IS NO MORE - Original
FOLSOM PRISON - Johnny Cash
RING OF FIRE - Johnny Cash
JACKSON - Johnny Cash
SHOOK ME ALL NIGHT LONG - AC/DC
ROCK N ROLL - LED ZEPPLIN