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Event Archive - Irish, Scottish, and English Traditional Folk Music!: Knacker's Yard

Sun. August 31st 2014 Cenote (All Ages)
8:30pm - 11pm doors at 7:30 pm
Presented by: Cenote and Kackered Productions
Presenting an evening of high energy folk music! Pay by donation($5 suggested) at the door. The capacity is limited to only 50, so please call ahead or come early!

Knacker's Yard is a six piece Celtic and English folk band from Victoria, B.C. that performs primarily traditional Celtic and English folk songs, instrumentals and ballads dating from the 1600′s up to the 1960′s. 

The ensemble of six musicians includes tenor banjo, five-string banjo, bodhran, mandolin, steel-string guitar, vocals and electric bass guitar. 

Traditional music enthusiasts will appreciate the song-tales of lost love and betrayal, the misdeeds of ramblers and rakes, emigration, hard drinking and hard living, sea shanties and worker’s songs. In addition to these ballads and chorus songs, Knacker’s Yard also adds the explosive musical energy of traditional instrumental, reels and jigs.
Instrumentation: Mandolin, Tenor Banjo, 5-String Banjo, Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Bodhran

For fans of: The Dubliners, Planxty, The Pogues, The Clancy Brothers, the Longkesh Ramblers and The Exiles.

Contact: Telephone: 778 440 1896 or 250 388 7595

Knacker's Yard Summer Tour Setlists

1.Fermoy Lasses/Sporting Paddy(Irish)
2.McAlpine's Fusiliers(Irish)
3.Whisky in the Jar(Irish)
4.The Jolly Beggerman(Scottish)
5.On The Shores of Botany Bay(Irish)
6.The Musical Priest/ The Blackthorn Stick(Irish)
7.Mormand Braes(Scottish)
8.High Germany(English)
9.The Leaving of Liverpool(English)
10. The Blacksmith(English)
11. The Irish Rover(Irish)

1.The Cliffs of Moher (Irish)
2.Muirsheen Durkin (Irish)
3.Kelly the Boy From Killane (Irish)
4.The Milton St. Mine Desaster (Knacker's Yard)
5.Leezie Lindsay (Scottish)
6.The Leechtown Reel (Knacker's Yard)
7.The Foggy Dew (Irish)
8.Many Young Men of Twenty Said Good-bye (Irish)
9.The Raggle Taggle Gypsy (Scottish)
10.The Swallow Tail Reel/The High Reel (Irish)


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Knacker's Yard (Celtic Folk)

Formed: 2013 From: Victoria BC Description: A six piece acoustic band playing traditional Celtic/ English songs, ballads, and instrumentals dating from the 1300s-1980s. Instrumentation: Mandolin, Tenor Banjo, 5-String Banjo, Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Bodhran, Bones, Fiddle, Uilleann Pipes, Tin Whistle, Octave Mandolin For fans of: The D... more info
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