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MANRAN + The Mad Ferret Band

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207 Cowgate

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EH1 1JQ

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Mànran are one of the best-known and best-loved Scottish bands on the
scene today. The 2011 launch of their debut single, “Latha Math” heralded
a meteoric rise to the top of the Scottish music world that quickly saw them
playing many of the most prestigious festivals in Europe despite having
only been in existence a few short months. From then, a
multi-award-winning debut album followed as the band set about living up
to the hype surrounding their early release while establishing their
characteristic sound and distinctive approach to musical arrangement.
Variously tagged as “folk-rock”, “trad-rock” (that one coming from former First
Minister, Alex Salmond), “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, uilleann
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 instru
-mental music around. Coupled with songs in both Gaelic and English that under
-go the same musical mixology, it’s easy to understand why Mànran are in such
high demand as a live act.
With music ranging from the explosive to the poignant and at all times an intense
connection with their audience, Mànran thrive on live performances and spend
most of the year touring and bringing their music to new parts of the World. 2016
was arguably the band’s busiest on record with full tours of Denmark, Australia
and England in the early part of the year and a hectic schedule of summer festivals
throughout Europe. This included debut performances at Festival de Ortigueira
in Galicia and Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Ireland, a triumphant return to Denmark’s
Tønder Festival and finishing off the year in style at Edinburgh's Hogmanay
Street Party. Despite all this time on the road, Mànran have now just released
their eagerly-anticipated third album, “An Dà Là/The Two Days” launched to the
world at a sold-out headline show in Glasgow's legendary Barrowland Ballroom as
part of 2017's Celtic Connections festival.

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The Mad Ferret Band are a Scottish duo, known on the folk scene for their hard hitting blend of traditional and contemporary Folk music. Their lively, energetic performances are packed with “blisteringly fast Mandolin solos”, tight harmonies, driving Cajon beats and earth-moving Guitar sounds. The influence from both Scottish and Irish folk music has helped shape their unique sound.
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EH1 1JQ

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