The Chieftains
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1962
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The Chieftains

The Chieftains Biography (Wikipedia)

The Chieftains are a traditional Irish band formed in Dublin in 1962, by Paddy Moloney, Sean Potts and Michael Tubridy. Their sound, which is almost entirely instrumental and largely built around uilleann pipes, has become synonymous with traditional Irish music and they are regarded as having helped popularise Irish music across the world. They have won six Grammys during their career and they were given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2002. Some music experts have credited The Chieftains with bringing traditional Irish music to a worldwide audience, so much so that the Irish government awarded them the honorary title of 'Ireland's Musical Ambassadors' in 1989.

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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1983
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1983-06-17T11:13:13
17
Jun
1983

Glastonbury: 1983

Worthy Farm, Pilton
Glastonbury: 1982
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1982-06-18T11:13:13
18
Jun
1982

Glastonbury: 1982

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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