ABOUT PROJECT WEST

Project West  comprises seven sensational performers who have Irish traditional music, song & dance running through their veins. Although still in their 20’s and 30’s, these performers have achieved more than most people would aspire to in a lifetime.  These exemplary young performers have performed for many heads of state, Presidents of Ireland,  US Presidents, the Queen of England, the President of China, Prince Albert of Monaco, Empress Michiko of Japan,  performed at Radio City Music Hall, the Great Hall of the People in China, Kremlin State Palace in Moscow, the US Capitol Building,  Fox Theatre in Detroit and the Pantages Theatre in L.A.

PROJECT WEST ARE:

Damien Mullane – Accordion, Melodeon & Vocals
Colin Farrell – Fiddle, Whistles & Vocals
Kieran Munnelly – Flute, Whistles, Bodhrán, Snare & Vocals
Niamh Farrell – Lead Vocals, Flute & Whistle
Stephen Markham – Keyboard, Piano, Percussion & Vocals
Sean O’ Meara  – Guitar & Vocals
Siobhán Manson – Dancer

Between them the artists have also toured as lead performers with Riverdance, been members of David Gray’s band, shared the stage with Bono, played support to the Rolling Stones, recorded with a plethora of well known artists including Ronnie Wood and have been chosen by Sting to perform for his exclusive private parties.  Following the launch of the group in the United States in October 2015 which was followed by a 100 date tour there (ending in May 2016) the group and its eponymous debut album will be launched in Ireland during the summer of 2016.

If you want to see and hear what Ireland’s traditions of music, song & dance look and sound like like in the hands of some of the most talented young performers in the world then don’t miss the opportunity to get to see this sensational act. The future of Ireland’ s culture is undoubtedly in safe hands with Project West.

Produced by Eric Cunningham