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Thursday 17th October, 2024



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Back at the Skipton Sound Bar after a packed first appearance, Gaelforce are a superb, very accomplished Celtic flavoured folk rock band. The 2023 winners of the introducing stage at the Great British Folk Festival, Butlins, Skegness by public vote in front of 3000 people. They have recently played at West Coast festival, Blackpool (formerly Great British Folk festival) and are booked in for Costa Festival in Portugal.

From the 1990s and now reformed with ex members of Mike Harding’s band, The Duncan McFarlane band and the acclaimed Rosin Ban they have a line up of fiddle, highland bagpipes, guitar, bass, drums & vocals. Playing rocked up folky, Irish, songs + jigs n reels. They also have a new album out – ‘Equinox’ available on Spotify.

Superb musicians. Schooled in Irish Trade & more modern interpretations.
Highly Recommended for Céilí and shindigs !

Irish Eye

CONGRATULATIONS to GAELFORCE, a very deserving winning act on the INTRODUCING STAGE at the GREAT BRITISH FOLK FESTIVAL 2023, going on to play main stage to a capacity, thoroughly entertained audience the following day

Stephen, Solid Entertainments Festival Director of Great British Folk Festival (Folk Festival)

Doors 7:30pm, On-stage 8pm.

Buy Tickets Here (£10)

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