Goitse

Goitse

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Forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy, Goitse have graduated with a musical maturity worthy of the greatest. They have made a name for themselves as one of the most sought after bands on the Irish Traditional music scene, winning feverish critical plaudits for their Dónal Lunny-produced second album Transformed.

Biography

GOITSE
Irish Music with a Twist
*Goitse, Forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy, Goitse have graduated with a musical maturity worthy of the greatest. They have made a name for themselves as one of the most sought after bands on the Irish Traditional music scene, winning feverish critical plaudits for their Dónal Lunny-produced second album Transformed.
Their fresh and distinctive sound lies in the quality of their own compositions interspersed with well-known traditional tunes, which make each set entertaining and unique. The gripping rhythm section sets a breaktaking pace for the music while through the sweet, charismatic voice of Áine Mc Geeney draw audiences into the music in a way very few performers can achieve.
Lace up your dancing shoes and get ready for a night of wonderful music and fast paced fun with Goitse.
*Goitse is an informal Gaelic Irish greeting meaning ‘come here’.

Goitse Praise:

“A Musical Maturity worthy of the Greatest” Philippe COUSIN, Le Peuple Breton Magazine

“Transformed - Definitely a 2012 Top Ten Album” Alex Monaghan, Folkworld Magazine

“Transformed see’s Goitse transfer from the periphery to the big league”. John O Regan, Irish Music Magazine

“Seamless flawless and powerful, full of humuor and energy that the members of Goitse are famous for” - Jack Baker, Irish American news.
[They play] “… With the wisdom of musicians with many more road miles beneath their belt.” Siobhan Long, Irish Times
“Simply Terrific” – Irish Post

Discography

"Transformed". 2012
"Goitse" 2010