Exposé Online banner

Tír na nÓg

Tír na nÓg
Country
Ireland
Profile
Tír na nÓg are an Irish folk band formed in Dublin, Ireland, in 1969 by Leo O'Kelly and Sonny Condell. They are often considered as one of the first progressive folk bands with other artists like Nick Drake or groups like Pentangle. Their music mainly consists of their own compositions, based on strong Celtic roots and typically featuring intricate acoustic guitar playing and close harmony singing
Website
Not on file
Related articles (7)
Releases on file (7)
Tír na nÓg — Live at the Half Moon Tír na nÓg — Live at the Half Moon
(Mega Dodo , 2016, LP/CD)
Tír na nÓg — The Dark Dance Tír na nÓg — The Dark Dance
(TNN 002, 2015, CD)
Tír na nÓg — Ricochet Tír na nÓg — Ricochet
(Fruits de Mer Crustacean 65 , 2015, 7")
Tír na nÓg — I Have Known Love Tír na nÓg — I Have Known Love
(Fruits de Mer Crustacean 49, 2014, 7")
Tír na nÓg — Strong in the Sun Tír na nÓg — Strong in the Sun
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2351, 1973/2012, CD)
Tír na nÓg — A Tear and a Smile Tír na nÓg — A Tear and a Smile
(Edsel ED CD 334, 1972/1991, CD)
Tír na nÓg — Tír na nÓg Tír na nÓg — Tír na nÓg
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2357, 1971/2012, CD)

Latest news

2017-02-20
Larry Coryell RIP – One of the greats of jazz guitar has left us at the age of 73. Larry Coryell was one of the founding figures of jazz fusion, but produced a significant body of work the bridged many styles. His group Eleventh House provided a unique take on the combination of jazz and rock that was distinct from contemporaries such as Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return to Forever, and Weather Report. » Read more

2017-01-31
John Wetton RIP – After a long battle with colon cancer, singer and bassist John Wetton has died at the age of 67. As an integral member of such bands as King Crimson, UK, and Asia, his was one of the distinctive voices in progressive rock, lending a human touch to often difficult music. » Read more

2017-01-30
Seaprog Announces First Artists for 2017 – The organizers of the Seaprog Festival in Seattle have announced the first set of confirmed performers for the 2017 festival. The best known names are Cabezas de Cera and Jack o' the Clock, but a host of other bands are featured, mostly from the Northwest. The festival will take place June 2-4, 2017. » Read more

2017-01-27
Acoustic Festival of Britain 2017 Announces Eclectic Lineup – The Acoustic Festival of Britain has been going since 2006, and this year's event sees a number of outstanding artists on the bill. Fairport Convention, Tir na nOg, and Martin Turner are some of the artists we've covered, and there are many more, including The Men They Couldn't Hang, Howard Jones, Chantel McGregor, and many more. The festival runs June 2-4, 2017 at Uttoxeter Racecourse in Staffordshire. » Read more

2017-01-26
Butch Trucks RIP – Butch Trucks was one of two drummers in the first incarnation of the Allman Brothers Band in 1969, helping the band achieve its legendary status as an American original. He died on January 24, 2017 of a self-inflicted gunshot would. He was 69. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Klaus Schulze - Historic Edition – It's getting expensive to be a Klaus Schulze fan these days, especially having this released so soon after the monumental Silver Edition. This new 10 CD set is a retrospective of his more formative...  (1995) » Read more

Aelian - A Tree under the Colours – Aelain is a five-piece guitar / keyboards / bass / drums Italian band that serves up music in the 80s AOR rock style. The song arrangements are typically neat and clean and there are loads of melodic...  (2001) » Read more

Christian Vander - Wurdah Ïtah – Originally released as a film soundtrack credited solely to Christian Vander, Wurdah Ïtah was recorded by a quartet extracted from the 1974 lineup; one of the smallest incarnations of Magma ever....  (1995) » Read more

Barimar & Capricorn College - LP di Primavera – This is by far the worse album on Vinyl Magic, a collection of short songs in an undeveloped thematic pop vein. Arguably, there are some decent moments, and taken by itself it's not truly...  (1995) » Read more

Geoffrey Downes & The New Dance Orchestra - Vox Humana – The second solo album by this veteran of Yes and Asia comes pretty much in two distinct halves: a pop song half and a more inspired set of short vignettes that hint at the simpler strains of Mike...  (1997) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues