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MOXIE's début album PLANTED is out now

“#1 Album 2014” Alex Monaghan, (The Living Tradition, Folkworld)

“A high energy cocktail that defies easy categorization…accordion trad meets
banjo bluegrass with a contemporary rhythm section that takes many a
jubilant left turn. This is highly charged 21st Century Irish music.” Carl Corcoran, (RTÉ)

“Every track is a triumph”, (Irish Music Magazine)

“Harmonious, energetic and tenacious, there's no idea where Moxie will take you!”
- Lynette Fay, (BBC)


Thanks so much to the people who funded & made this album happen. Ye Rock! Laura Roche, Tim Cunningham, Oliver Roche, Peter Crann, Joe Harrington, Rebecca Nussbaumer, Aideen O'Rahilly, Anita O'Connor, Mark Conway, Aideen Fitzpatrick, Noreen Roche, Ian Kinsella, Joan Lynch, Pat Hughs, Eoin O'Neill, Cara Suiter, Kieran Quinn, Ciobha O'Kelly, Gary Dwyer, Brian Finnegan, Kathleen Turner, Philippe Barnes, Caoimhín Vallely, Maire de Cogain, Bridge Barker, Pádraig Butler, Rory Thornburgh, Kevin Hough, Conor Byrne, Elaine Cannon, James Carty, Tara McGowan, Dan Sheahan, Des Butler, Gavin Strappe, Maire de la Gueronniere, Chris Lewis, Leslie Jones, Paul Phillips, Mark Haynes, Gerry O'Brien, Philippe Lesbats, Jeff Willner, Toine Horsten, Adrian Kirby, Mark Halstead, Stephen Markham, Tim Kennedy, Amy McAllister, Jason Jennings, Bríd Dunne, Therese McInerney, Niamh Dunne, Cameron Hibbs, Ruth Morrissey, Damien McIlroy, Karol Lynch, Martin Howley, Jonathan Hill, Seán Garvey, Enda Scahill, Rolf Wagels, Siobhán Peoples, Cillian King, Liam Bradley, Orlaith McAuliff, Elivin Moynagh, Fionnuala Carter, Bill Mascioli, Debbie Larkin, Kieran Munnelly, Andy Vine, Eduardo Cuenca, Delia Lange, Pádraig Rynne, Aodán Coyne, Sheila Friel, Gráinne Maskey, Eddie O'Gorman, Brenda Castles, Martina Henry, Daragh O'Ceilleachair, Gemma Telfer, Andrew Mullaney, Fiachra Reaney, Hugh O'Neill, Ossian Moore, Phil Mullane, Cian Dennehy, Elsa Kelly, Colm Phelan, Brendan O'Kane, Claudia Schwab, Tony Lawless, Níamh Burke, Patricia O'Gorman, Nell Kelly, Conor Cahill, Karen Goltz, Monika Seymer, Veronika Lutz, Conor O'Sullivan, Sarah Crummy, Jeff Lindblade, Rory O'Dowd, Emmet Grogan, Deirdre Melvin, Peter McCorry, Denis Beurier, Arseny Pyatikhatka, Henrik Christensen, Dylan Foley, Christine Hanselmann, Isaac Alderson, Katie Grogan, Rocky Towey, Ashlene McFadden, Courtney Cullen, Cole Oman, Aoife Granville, Declan Finn, Lawrence Hennigan, Joan O'Mahony, Sarah O'Connor, Winifred Horan, Conor Roche, Peter Farrell, Aidan Noone, Yoko Nozaki, Banjamin Verley, Dave O'Connor, Daire Bracken. Thanks also to the people who anonymously funded.

Who Are Moxie

When 5 young Irish musicians hibernate for 2 weeks to explore their music by the ever changing sky and the rhythmic movements and sounds of Irelands west coast Atlantic sea you get Moxie, a group who are inspiring audiences with their new palette of 21st century Irish music. The band includes Cillian Doheny (tenor banjo/steel string guitar), Jos Kelly (button accordion/keyboard), Darren Roche (button accordion), Ted Kelly (tenor banjo) and Paddy Hazelton (percussion). Their music has a solid traditional backbone. Jazz, rock, bluegrass and world music rhythms and harmonies are creatively structured around this base treating the listener to layers of rich and intricate sounds as the band deliver a punchy programme of both their own compositions and old tunes with a new emerald vibe.

Cillian Doheny
Jos Kelly
Darren Roche
Ted Kelly
Paddy Hazelton
tenor banjo / steel string guitar
button accordion / keyboard
button accordion
tenor banjo / tenor guitar
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  • 1 Planted
  • 2 Death of the Den
  • 3 Mullaghmore
  • 4 Black Widow
  • 5 Liberty
  • 6 Drakeman
  • 7 Leads
  • 8 1st Degree
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