Brian Mooney hails from Belfast in the north of Ireland. He played with several innovative Irish Traditional Bands in the 1980’s playing concerts around Europe. At this time Brian also represented Ireland with the band Tus a Phota at the Interceltique festival at Lorrient in Brittany. Brian plays guitar, tin whistle, mandolin but is best known for his renditions of traditional songs of Ireland sung in the old style. Brian made a record back in the 80’s with Tus A Phota and a CD in the early 2000’s with Melbourne-based fiddle player Frank Murphy. He has performed all over Australia, USA, Singapore, Malaysia and Japan. Brian has also engaged audiences at the National Folk Festival in Canberra and several times at the Port Fairy Folk Festival.
Belfast + Perth