Paddy is one of Ireland's most in-demand banjo players and teachers. He currently plays with Persian Irish quartet Nava, and maintains a busy teaching schedule in Dublin. Constantly pushing boundaries on his instrument, Paddy was the first 5 string banjo player to graduate from the University of Limerick’s MA in Traditional Music Programme, and currently plays a prototype 6 string banjo.
Originally from County Mayo, Niall now lives in Dublin where is widely known as one of the most versatile and creative bass players in Ireland. He currently plays with a whole host of bands across the musical spectrum including Afro-Soul band Fehdah, Persian-Irish Quartet Nava, Irish singer Eleanor Shanley, The Lisa Canny Band and The Blue Light Smugglers.
Originally from Montpellier, Simon was raised on the music of The Beatles and other 60's bands but he later discovered folk music, which soon became his main musical focus. He later created and owned his own folk radio show for two years on a radio station in the south of France. In addition to his bluegrass playing, he has more recently developed an interest in French folk music, and plays in contemporary French fiddle duo Tsapluzaires.
Alec Brown is a contemporary cellist living in Limerick, Ireland. Currently a PhD student at the University of Limerick specialising in Irish traditional music on the cello, he is also deeply rooted in many other genres including; classical, folk, bluegrass, jazz, blues, and many more. After studying with cellists such as Dr. Stephen Feldman, Natalie Haas, Rushad Eggleston, Neil Martin and others, Alec has developed a unique contemporary style that spans multiple genres of music. His debut album "The Stepping Stone" was released in August 2017.