Kevin McKrell ignites our St. Pats week with a return to the Depot.
Kevin McKrell pioneered American Celtic music beginning in 1979 with the band Donnybrook Fair. The original trio of Jeff Strange, David McDonnell and McKrell's 1982 album Tunnel Tigers remains a landmark of the form with its blend of Clancy Brothers swagger and upstate NY attitude. Donnybrook toured throughout the U.S. and Ireland performing in classic Irish Folk music rooms McAfferty's Red Hand in St. Paul Minnesota, The Patriot Game in San Diego, The Irish Village Chicago, O'Donaghue's The Blarney Stone, Pittsburgh, The Embankment, Tallaght Co. Dublin, The Parting Glass Saratoga Springs NY . In 1998, McKrellwho has four solo albums to his creditformed a powerhouse band under his own name, merging the Irish sensibility of Donnybrook with a steely, world class bluegrass edge. McKrell, a respected portrait painter. is best known for his indelible songsclassics like 'Donegal', ' You and Me' , 'I Miss the Rain' and the eternal 'All of The Hard Days Are Gone'which have been sung and recorded by artists like The Kingston Trio, from Ireland The Furey Brothers, Seamus Kennedy ,The Druids, The Dublin City Ramblers from Scotland North Sea Gas, from Australia Pat McKernan. From the US Bob Shane, Hair of the Dog, Woods Tea Company, Get Up Jack and many many more. Kevin and his bands have performed for audiences at the top Celtic, Folk and Bluegrass festivals as well as Carnegie Hall , Lincoln Center, Troy Music Hall, Caffé Lena, Berklee Performance Hall, Proctors Theater, The Sellersville Theater, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, The Egg, North Texas Irish Festival, The Landmark Theater Syracuse, Milwaukee Irish Festival ,Celtic Classic, The Great American Irish Festival, MusikFest, Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Winterhawk Bluegrass festival are some of the top venues where Kevin and his bands have appeared.
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