Mànran

Mànran are one of the best-known and best-loved Scottish bands on the scene today. Variously tagged as 'folk-rock', 'trad-rock', “Celtic-rock” and even 'grown-up folk-rock', Mànran’s music has always defied easy labelling due to the eclectic mix of influences on the band and the alchemy that melds them. With a central ethos built around the band’s traditional Celtic roots, fiery tunes from fiddle, accordion, flute, uillean and Highland bagpipes bind powerfully to a rhythm section awash with elements of funk, jazz and rock to create some of the most innovative and uplifting instrumental music around. Coupled with songs in both Gaelic and English that undergo the same musical mixology, it’s easy to understand why Mànran are in such high demand as a live act.  [read more...]

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