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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to our official website! Here you will find info about our group, including music and video, our latest news, and promoters materials. If you have any requests or suggestions, please contact us. Feel free also to visit Fiachra’s solo site.

fiachra

September 2nd, 2016

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4-star critique from Songlines Magazine

4-star critique from Songlines Magazine

“Excellent Irish-Québécois trio” “this is pretty splendid stuff” “Lavoie’s vocal performance is especially impressive on the title-track”

Sophie Lavoie

March 7th, 2017

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2 Nominations from CFMA

2 Nominations from CFMA

Our album has gotten two nominations for the Canadian Folk Music Awards. One for Traditional Album of the year, and one for Sophie Lavoie as Traditional Singer of the Year

fiachra

September 23rd, 2016

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ADISQ Nomination Quebec

ADISQ Nomination Quebec

We have just learnt that our album Un Canadien Errant is one of 5 to be nominated for the 2016 Traditional album of the the Year and the Gala l’ADISQ. The Gala will take place on Thursday 27th October in Montreal.

fiachra

September 14th, 2016

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Irish Times Review

Irish Times Review

Many thanks to Siobhan Long of the Irish times for a great Review of our recent Album Un Canadien Errant. “It’s refreshing to hear a traditional band reference the present with such subtlety and finesse.” For the full review click the link below: http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/fásta-un-canadien-errant-review-traditional-music-without-borders-1.2768415

fiachra

September 8th, 2016

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Festival Mémoire et Racines

Festival Mémoire et Racines

We are looking forward to another edition of Mémoire et Racines this weekend. Playing with on Thursday 28th at Simms in Joliette and we will also be appearing with Tu m’en diras tant over the weekend as well as various workshops.

fiachra

July 24th, 2016

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Australia – Fairbridge Festival

Australia – Fairbridge Festival

Fásta will be travelling to WA this April exclusively for the Fairbridge Festival. We have played in Australia on several tours so far but this is our first time in Western Australia. The weekend for us will include 4 concerts by <em>Fásta</em> and various individual workshops. See you there! 15th-17th April

fiachra

April 3rd, 2016

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New Album Launch

New Album Launch

We will be launching our new album Un Canadien Errant at the Clifden Traditional music Festival this March. The CD will be launched by John Carty and Sophie Lavoie, André Marchand and myself will be there to play material from the new album. Alcock and Brown, 8pm, Thursday night.

fiachra

March 15th, 2016

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Concerts in India

Concerts in India

Sophie and I are very excited to by playing in India this January for the first time. We will be appearing at Alcheringa in Guwahati (Assam) and at Springfest in Kharagpur (West Benghal). We are really looking forward to bringing our music to a completely new audience and hope it will be the first of many trips.

fiachra

January 16th, 2016

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Sophie’s Residency in Joliette

Sophie’s Residency in Joliette

Our own Sophie Lavoie was the Artist in Residence in Joliette, QC, Canada this Summer. Thanks to Ville de Joliette and everybody who contributed to the residency, not least André Marchand. See a video below for more info and a few clips of music!

fiachra

September 23rd, 2015

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