An Irish folk musician 'in demand all over the world' is coming to Bury in April. 

Daoirí Farrell, a singer-songwriter and bouzouki player is bringing his brand of traditional Irish folk music to Bury's The Met. 

A product of Dublin’s famous club An Góilin Traditional Singers he launched his solo live career at the 2016 Celtic Connections. Since then the Dublin-born singer has gone from strength to strength.

Irish Music magazine said Farrell is "singlehandedly spearheading a resurgence of the authentic in Irish folk music…he is rightly in demand all over the world."

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He can boast numerous honours from multiple BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to ALSR Celtic Music accolades.

The debut album, ‘The First Turn’, surfaced back in 2009, with his breakthrough album appearing in 2016 with the powerful ‘True Born Irishman’. It went on to win him two prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

And 2019’s A Lifetime of Happiness’, which earned three nominations in the RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards. 

‘The Wedding Above In Glencree’, was released in late February 2023 and made the RTÉ Radio 2 playlist in Ireland and reached number 11 on the Official UK Folk Albums Chart.

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He has performed regularly at festivals around the globe including in Canada, Australia and Europe.

He has also toured the USA as vocalist for Lúnasa, performed in the UK in the line-up of the renowned Transatlantic Sessions and played to a live and TV audience at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Daoirí Farrell will perform at The Met, Bury on Wednesday April 10.