No stranger to Live At St. Luke's, Martin Hayes from County Clare is regarded as one of the most extraordinary talents to emerge in the world of Irish traditional music. His unique sound, his mastery of his chosen instrument the violin his acknowledgement of the past and his shaping of the future of the music, combine to create an astonishing and formidable artistic intelligence. He is considered one of the most important musicians to come out of Ireland in the last fifty years.
Australian born guitarist, bassist and producer Steve Cooney is one of the most dynamic modern performers in traditional music. Having recorded and produced some of the most iconic albums in Irish music, he has influenced and inspired a generation of Irish traditional musicians across the globe.