Following last year's sell out concert, we are delighted to welcome back to The Crescent The Flyting!
The Flyting are an exciting folk band steeped in the rich musical traditions of Ireland and Scotland. Their captivating sound weaves together powerful ballads, savage instrumental sets, contemplative slow airs and self-penned material.
Having met on the Newcastle traditional music session scene in 2003, fiddler Shona Mooney and Belfast accordionist Sean O'Kane formed The Flyting in 2017 alongside Scots singer Amy Leach and Highland guitarist Alasdair Paul. Staying true to their roots whilst highlighting common threads between their cultures the group unleash their unique, feisty and innovative approach. The soaring fiddle of Shona Mooney, dancing rhythms of accordionist Sean O'Kane alongside the extraordinary emerging Scots singer and accompanists Amy Leach and Alasdair Paul.
Expect to be swept away on an incredible musical adventure with enthralling songs, dynamic tunes, captivating tales, perhaps some tirades and, without a doubt, lots of fun.
The Flyting are:
- Shona Mooney - Fiddle, Vocals
- Sean O'Kane – Button Accordion, Vocals
- Amy Leach – Lead Vocals, Piano
- Alasdair Paul – Guitar, Vocals, Banjo