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fri 19 jun 2015 21:00 hrs

Acoustic Roots guests are the Irish band The Young Folk.

The Young Folk is an Irish band formed around singer-guitarist and songwriter Anthony Furey. This Anthony Furey comes from a musical family. He is the son of George Furey who was part of the famous band The Furey Brothers. Anthony Furey not only has a talent for song writing but also has a beautiful voice and he is not the only one in the band who can sing. In several songs the voices of the band members melt together in beautiful harmonies.
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Anthony Furey
The Young Folk make music of which a part is firmly embedded in the traditions of Irish folk. On the other hand The Young Folk try to give a contemporary twist to this folk.
In the Netherlands the band has already gained some fame by their performance in a TV programme of Nick & Simon. In the spring The Young Folk performed in a full Paradiso in Amsterdam. The band was also the support act of Midlake.
The Young Folk consists of:
Anthony Furey – lead vocals/guitar
Tony McLoughlin – vocals/mandolin
Paul Butler – vocals/melodion
Performances of The Young Folk in the Netherlands and Belgium:
Jun 12 – PX Volendam:
Jun 13 – Beeckestijnpop, Velsen-Zuid:
Aug 09 – Dranouter Festival, Heuvelland, Belgium:
Aug 15 – The Brave, Amsterdam:
Aug 16 – Eindhoven Park Festival:
Have a look at a clip of the song Way Home:

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