Breaking Trad is made up of Dónal Murphy (Accordion), from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick, a winner of numerous All-Ireland titles on both Button Accordion and Melodeon, David Doocey (Fiddle) from Foxford, Co Mayo, a winner of multiple awards including the All-Ireland Senior Fiddle competition and the coveted Fiddler of Oriel trophy and also Mike Galvin (Guitar/Vocals) who has vast experience working in a wide range of musical styles from Rock and Roll to Irish Traditional.
Between them, they have toured extensively around the world, performing at major festivals and music venues and touring with some of the biggest names in several different music genres including Four Men and a Dog, De Dannan, Dance star Michael Flatley, Sean Keane, Tim O’Brien, Alison Krauss & Gráda and many more.
Their music has been described as ‘Dazzling’, ‘unorthodox and unique’, and ‘high octane’.
“Breaking Trad are reviving Irish music with a fresh and modern twist with powerhouse tunes and exquisite vocals.”