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Mollag Band (The)

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The Mollag Band have been at the forefront of Manx music for over 20 years. The Mollag Band perform an eclectic mic of self-penned songs and traditional material, with finely-crafted vocal harmonies and performed on a variety of folk and popular instruments. Known for their songs of social and political comment in both Manx Gaelic and English, the band is popular with festivals, having performed at Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering and Shennaghys Jiu in the Isle of Man and Cwlwm Celtaidd in Wales. They have recently added some Manx Gaelic versions of well-known pop songs, such as Pharrell Willliam’s ‘Happy’ to their repertoire too! The band has recorded several albums in the past two decades, with their latest CD being ‘Afloat’. 

 

Line-up:

Greg Joughin - lead vocals, guitar

Hillary Gale - viola, vocals

Julie Matthews - flute/whistle, vocals

Sarah Hewson - flute/whistle, vocals

Dave McLean - bass

Russell Cowin - percussion

Caly Roberts - harp

Representation at festivals

2015/2014/2010  Festival Interceltique de Lorient, France

Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Gathering and Shennaghys Jiu in the Isle of Man and Cwlwm Celtaidd in Wales.

Watch the Mollag Band sing Hunt the Wren

Recordings:

2014 Afloat

1997 Into the Tide

and many more cassettes!...