Dervish bring The Great Irish Songbook to The London Palladium. Joined by special guests David Gray, Kate Rusby, Imelda May, Abigail Washburn and Brendan Gleeson.
As one of the world's most renowned and imaginative interpreters of Irish folk music, Dervish have devoted the last three decades to gently reinventing the traditional songs of their homeland. On their debut release for Rounder Records, The Great Irish Songbook, the Sligo-based band join up with over a dozen luminaries across an eclectic range of genres. The album features guests Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Brendan Gleeson, David Gray, Kate Rusby, The Steel Drivers, Abigail Washburn, and others, The Great Irish Songbook both preserves the spirit of each song and brings a new vitality to iconic traditional songs of their homeland.
Through the years, Dervish have toured the globe and shared stages with the likes of James Brown, Neil Young, and Sting, becoming the first Irish band ever to play Rock in Rio and steadily making their name as one of the foremost purveyors of Irish folk music.