Dan Walsh - Top UK Clawhammer Banjo Player, Guitarist and Singer

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  • Banjo Newsletter

    “One of the banjo’s true innovators”

  • Tom Robinson, BBC Radio 6

    “A real world class banjo player”

  • Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

    “Absolutely terrific”

  • Maverick

    “This artist is an inspiration”

  • Living Tradition

    “If one name is synonymous with the revival of interest in the banjo, it’s Dan Walsh”

  • Froots

    “Eclectically inspired and consistently brilliant”

  • Uncut

    “The real deal, a demon picker”

  • R2

    “His banjo playing is second to none in the UK and he’d put many to shame in the US too”

  • Janice Long, BBC Radio 2

    “Incredibly gifted – if anyone has the opportunity to see him they must”

  • Morning Star

    “Matches up virtuoso playing with winning songwriting”

  • Acoustic Magazine

    “Breathtaking and wonderful”

  • Bruce MacGregor, BBC Radio Scotland

    “One of the most incredible musicians I’ve heard in years”

  • Rock Society

    “Staggering virtuoso picking, an excellent voice and finely crafted lyrics”

  • Bright Young Folk

    “No genre out of his reach, incredible talent”

Dan Walsh - Top UK Clawhammer Banjo Player

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BBC Folk Awards Best Musician nominee Dan Walsh combines ‘virtuoso playing and winning songwriting’ (MORNING STAR).¬†Describing what Dan does is no easy task but at the heart of it is British, Irish and American folk music delivered with a healthy dose of funky grooves – all performed with his unique and dazzling take on clawhammer style banjo helping to challenge all preconceptions about the instrument. Add to all that poignant songs, astonishing musical departures and lively humour and the result is a truly memorable live show which has wowed audiences across the world from intimate seated rooms to huge dancing crowds in festival fields.

Walsh has recorded five albums to much critical acclaim and he is an in demand performer with a hectic touring schedule in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and throughout Europe. He has also released two banjo tablature books including the brand new book of clawhammer arrangements of Irish folk tunes. He is also an in demand session musician and has performed on stage or on record with the likes of Joss Stone, Ward Thomas, Imelda May, the Levellers and Seth Lakeman. Both solo and as a member of the award winning Urban Folk Quartet, this unique and eclectic musician has stunned audiences across the world.

Dan Walsh is a Deering Banjos artist and also uses the Banjolit Dr Arm. He also highly recommends Eagle Music Shop in Huddersfield.

AUDIO SAMPLES

UPCOMING GIGS

Thu 21

Solo, Fareham

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 22

Solo, New Milton

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 23

Solo, Aldershot

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nov 12

Solo, Saffron Walden

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nov 18

Solo, Winchester

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm