Ireland’s PLATINUM ‘Folk Band of the Year’, THE HIGH KINGS comprising Finbarr Clancy (of the well-known Clancy family), Brian Dunphy (son of showband legend Sean Dunphy). Martin Furey (son of the ‘prince of pipers’ Finbar Furey) and Darren Holden (star of the Broadway hit show by Billy Joel ‘Movin’ Out’).
A quartet of accomplished musical pedigrees, the band first exploded onto the Irish folk music scene in 2008. Since The High Kings started, they have sold out hundreds of shows, in Ireland and the US and have made numerous TV appearances.
The High Kings showcase their incredible versatility and skills as multi-instrumentalists, playing 13 instruments between them bringing a rousing acoustic flavour to brand new songs as well as some old favourites. The ensemble’s energetic and unique sound of ‘folk n roll’, continuing to live up to their reputation as a phenomenal live band, serving up laughter and good times. Taking some of the classic ballad repertoire from the past and mixing those songs with new and exciting modern songs in the folk idiom, The High Kings are embarking to become the hottest folk and ballad act.