bouzouki and musical director
A gifted guitar and bouzouki player, composer and producer, Dónal Lunny is a figurehead of Irish traditional music and a household name in the Celtic music scene. He has been at the forefront of the evolution of the tradition for more than 35 years and is popularly regarded as having spearheaded its renaissance over the last three decades. Since the seventies, Dónal has founded legendary seminal Irish bands Planxty, The Bothy Band, Moving Hearts, Coolfin; and at present plays with Mozaik, Triad, ZoDoMo, and Usher's Island. Much sought after in studio, he has worked with artists such as Kate Bush, Baaba Maal, Paul Brady, Elvis Costello, Mark Knopfler, Indigo Girls and Clannad.
“exceptional world music maestros (Triad)”
— World Music Central