Boxing Banjo. Photo: Ger Duffy

Late Late Show and TradFest dates for Mayo band

MAYO band Boxing Banjo will perform as part of TradFest Temple Bar 2022, which takes place in Dublin city centre venues from January 26 to 30.

Before that, they will be performing on tonight's Late Late Show on RTÉ One where they will be joined by other TradFest Temple Bar artists including Mike Hanrahan (Stockton's Wing), Niamh Dunne (Beoga), Bridín, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (Altan), Séamus and Caoimhe Ui Fhlatharta.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Kathryn Thomas and this year's Operation Transformation leaders are also among the guests for this Friday night's Late Late Show.

The internationally renowned TradFest Temple Bar looks set to be one the first of the major trad/folk festivals around the world to welcome audiences back in person once again. The festival is also expanding, embracing different large spacious venues across Dublin to allow for easier social distancing and better ventilation.

Boxing Banjo bring an exciting and fresh sound to the Irish music scene. Comprising four of the most accomplished Irish musicians, brothers Darragh and Micheal Healy along with Joseph McNulty and Seán O’Meara have amassed in excess of 20 All-Ireland titles on various instruments and in singing along with four world bodhrán titles.

They have toured extensively together and performed in countries including Russia, Germany and the United States of America.

Boxing Banjo will be performing at TradFest Temple Bar in The Grand Social at 6.30 p.m. on Friday, January 28.