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Asleep at the Reel - Celtic Band - Brisbane
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Asleep at the Reel
evoke the sound of the lively Irish pub, of flying fiddles and rich voices
in harmony around an open fire.
Their songs are stories some of them hundreds of years old wrapped up in
Their rollicking jigs and reels will keep your feet tapping. The Irish call
it the craic. Its a word that means music and fun
and typically quite a lot of the demon drink all bound up together.
This band of fine musicians
taps into a tradition that dates back centuries and runs through
Christy Moore, The Pogues, and Van Morrison among many
Yet Asleep at the Reel are not Irish nor do they pretend to be.
They are Australian yet, like so many Australians, Celtic music is in their
This is not a musical
tradition which is fixed in time or place. It shifts and evolves as it
travels around the globe.
In 2018 Asleep at the Reel released their debut cd The Emerald
Dreama rich and diverse collection which joins
the dots between Celtic music and contemporary Australian song, courtesy of
nationally-acclaimed songwriter Mark Cryle.
The band take this Celtic
blend from its roots in the peat-smoked pubs of Ireland and Scotland,
from the kitchen, the hearth, the veranda and the shearing shed all the way
to the stage.
There they throw in a little backbeat just for the fun of it.