COMING SOON TO The Tyneside Irish Festival  




When 5 young Irish musicians hibernate for 2 weeks to explore their music by the ever changing sky and the rhythmic movements and sounds of Irelands west coast Atlantic sea you get Moxie, a group who are inspiring audiences with their new palette of 21st century Irish music.

The band includes Cillian Doheny (tenor banjo/steel string guitar), Jos Kelly(button accordion/keyboard), Darren Roche (button accordion), Ted Kelly (tenor banjo) andPaddy Hazelton (percussion). Their music has a solid traditional backbone. Jazz, rock, bluegrass and world music rhythms and harmonies are creatively structured around this base treating the listener to layers of rich and intricate sounds as the band deliver a punchy programme of both their own compositions and old tunes with a new emerald vibe.