Paul Brady and Andy Irvine to play seminal Andy Irvine/Paul Brady.

The Barbican in London have announced a special performance in their Autumn schedules by Paul Brady and Andy Irvine of their groundbreaking album ‘Andy Irvine / Paul Brady’.  Released after the duo formed in the wake of the breakup of Planxty, the eponymous album – which also featured ex-Planxty band mate Donal Lunny – has long been regarded as a seminal work of folk, and specifically Irish folk, and is notable for, amongst other songs, Brady’s version of ‘Arthur McBride‘ which would be lifted lock, stock and barrel by Dylan on his album ‘Good As I Been To You‘.  The concert is in the main hall on the 15th of October. Continue reading “Paul Brady and Andy Irvine to play seminal Andy Irvine/Paul Brady.”