John McEvoy hails from Birmingham, UK. Though his music is heavily influenced by the fiddle masters of Sligo and West Clare, John has his own unique ornate style, expressive and encompassing considerable flair.
He has released several critically acclaimed albums including The Kilmore Fancy with his sister Catherine McEvoy, The Pride of The West with Roscommon's John Wynne and his solo album Traditional Irish Fiddle in 2012.
His a member of the group Gatehouse who have recently released a much acclaimed C.D. Tús Nua.
Oisin began playing fiddle in Clare at a young age, after moving to Sligo in 1989 he developed a deep interest in the playing style of the Sligo region.
He founded the group Teada in 2001. He recorded a solo album " Ar an bhFidil" and he has recently released a new album The Green Branch featuring Samantha Harvey on piano.
Bernadette Nic Gabhann
Bernadette Nic Gabhann is an outstanding fiddle player and dancer from Ashbourne, Co. Meath. She has traveled throughout the world playing and promoting the Irish Arts.
Competing successfully in numerous Fleadhanna in her youth, Bernadette then traveled as Fiddle player with Michael Flatleys Lord of the Dance. She has recorded most recently with the trans-Atlantic band NicGaviskey, who released their debut album Home away from Home in 2011.
Bernadette comes from a musical family, her dad Antóin is a hugely respected fiddle player, mum Bernie is a noted dancer and sister Caitlín is a champion concertina player and dancer.
Bernadette will launch her solo fiddle C.D. at Féile Chnoc na Gaoithe on 21st May.