Catalpa

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Catalpa
Band Name: Catalpa
Genre: Irish ballads & Folk
Location: dublin
Number of members: 3
   
Website: http://
   
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CatalpA are a three piece Irish Ballad and Folk group comprising of John Walsh whistle, guitar and vocals, Phil King guitar and vocals and Ciaran Warfield guitar, 5 string banjo and vocals. They have been playing together at sessions and parties for the last 14 years. They have gigged many pubs and clubs over the years and continue to do so. Thus far they have supported The Wolfetone’s in the famous Barrowland’s in Glasgow in front of 2,000+ people. They have also supported the Dublin City Rambl

 

Just in case your wondering where the name came from here is a little back ground on it, they have taken there name from a whaling ship that sailed from America to Australia under the guise that they were catching whales. However the plan was to rescue 6 Irish prisoners that were being held in a prison called ‘The Establishment’. The rescue comprised two parts.  Several Clan na Gael representatives went to Australia to organize the escape from the prison.  From the sea, the CatalpA was

 

     
     



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