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Beyond the Pale

Date: Mar 07, 2024
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Beyond The Pale - Bio

True to their name, Beyond The Pale delivers a wild musical ride outside the boundaries of convention. Delighting audiences for over twenty years, the band is grounded in the traditional roots music of Ireland, and Scotland with imaginative ventures across musical borders. Where else can you experience fiery Irish reels, haunting Scottish ballads, outrageously humorous songs and music from around the world including Mexican polkas and Texas swing?

Beyond The Pale has been performing at festivals and concert venues since 2001 and delivers a wild ride with stunning harmonies and dazzling instrumental flare. The band effortlessly spins out intricate and rousing instrumentals, humorous and haunting songs and culturally rich stories from a variety of musical traditions. Expect the unexpected as Beyond The Pale cooks up a tasty acoustic stew on fiddle, flute, hammered dulcimer, accordion, guitar, mandolins, bodhran, whistle, concertina and saxophone. Discover your roots and expand your borders with this highly versatile, never-a-dull moment band!

They have developed their unique sound by blending a wide range of instruments including fiddle, flute, accordion, guitar, hammered dulcimer, tin whistle, saxophone, harmonica, concertina, clarinet, mandolin bodhran, percussion, and of course the voices of band members. Beyond The Pale has recorded seven albums including their latest, Wantin’ Something More.

  • Mesmerizing...outside the expected" ---Dirty Linen Magazine,
  • “ Superb Vocals—fine singers”—Hot Press Magazine
  • "Musically intriguing"--Buddy Magazine
  • “—splendid—satisfying and pleasurable”—Rambles.net
  • “Brisk Irish flavored tunes with a jazzy edge—Nice!”—Sing Out! Magazine
  • “A rare treat. I wholeheartedly recommend them"---Peter Massey, Greenman Review
  • "A good showcase of talent...A band with a promising future"....Dirty Linen Magazine.
  • "A true gem---Beyond The Pale absolutely carries you away!"—The Ceili Magazine
  • "--strong singers--eclectic tunes"--Hot Press Magazine, Ireland
  • "Local treasures"--Ft. Worth Star Telegram


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