Guidewires

Guidewires

 Ennis, Munster, IRL
BandWorldCeltic

With their high-energy performances, breathtaking arrangements and their infectious melodies, its no wonder that this band are being described as "The freshest sound in Irish music".
They are considered to be the trend setters when in comes to Wold/Celtic music.

Biography

With their high-energy performances, breathtaking arrangements and their infectious melodies, its no wonder that this band are being described as "The freshest sound in Irish music".

With four members coming from Ireland and one from Brittany it is inevitable their mix of music is not just Irish but also Breton, Middle Eastern, Galician and newly composed.

Although growing up in the traditions of Irish and breton music the band are considere to have created a new genre of music. Their creative approach makes them stand out head and shoulders above anyone else.

Guidewires have an all-star line up with Irish music's most famous concertina player Pádraig Rynne, Breton music's hottest name Sylvain Barou on Flute, one of Ireland's most recognisable names Tóla Custy on fiddle, top producer and performer Paul McSherry on guitar and one of the fastest growing stars in Irish music, Karol Lynch on Bouzouki.
All members have had renowned fame individually within music. Their love and passion of this music has brought them together to create this unique and groundbreaking band "Guidewires".

The bands debut album "Live" was released in Sept '09 and is described by The Irish Times as "A spectacular, multicoloured debut". This album gained the band the best of respect in the world Music scene and catapulted them to the top of a list of popular bands to emerge from Ireland and Brittany.

Guidewires new album entitled "ll" is their second album and a studio recording which was released in April 2011. The band have invited some of their friends to guest on the album including Triona Ni Domhnaill (vocals and keyboards). Alain Genty from famous Breton band Gwerz (bass), Erwan Hammon (bombarde) from The Hamon Martin Quintet and the amazing American drummer Mike Shimmin from the band Millish.

With both of their albums been the fastest selling albums of their genre in that year in Ireland its no wonder that they are considered amongst the best that Ireland has ever produced.

Guidewires have been headlining the most sought after festivals in Europe over the last few years and have a very large fan base.

Guidewires are considered to be the trend setters when in comes to Wold/Celtic music. Their shows are not to be missed. A band that always strive to be ahead of the game, Guidewires are open for business and will be releasing a new album which work has just started on in the near future.

Discography

2009 - Live
2011 - ll
2014 - new album to be released