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New 5-Track EP from Philippe Barnes & Tom Phelan. Featuring Duncan Lyall (Treacherous Orchestra) – Double Bass, Tad Sargent (CrossHarbour) – Bodhran, and Ollie Boorman (All Jigged Out) – Drums

  1. Castlebrook/Eric’s Jig/Joan Brodie’s (Barnes)
  2. Jigeria (Barnes)
  3. Trip to Pontivy (Barnes)
  4. Headwood Crossing/Cavers of Kirkcudbright/Duncan The Gauger (Patrick Davey/Mike Vass/Evan MacRae)
  5. Down (Barnes/Tim Cotterell)
  • Philippe Barnes & Tom Phelan EP – Digital Download



This new trio combines the acclaimed talents of folksinger Rosie Hodgson, traditional fiddler Rowan Piggott, and guitarist-flautist Philippe Barnes. Independently, they have earned audiences’ esteem as consummate musicians; together, they weave a tapestry of traditional & self-penned songs with a charm and familarity that is usually only found in seasoned line-ups.​

Following a successful Kickstarter our debut album will be released on the 24th July 2020. Pre-order your copy from the shop now!

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“A fine example of how traditional Irish music is still thriving in a modern way” – Martin Chilton, The Daily Telegraph.

“I saw the future of trad music and its name is CrossHarbour.” –

“This band is going places” – Sean Laffey, Irish Music Magazine.

“Their sound captures the brio of early Solas with the rhythmic complexity of Lúnasa and the wildness of vintage Altan.” – John O’Regan, fRoots

CrossHarbour is a dynamic new band emerging from London’s thriving traditional Irish music scene. Fusing well-loved traditional tunes and songs with self-penned material and original arrangements, CrossHarbour are gaining recognition for their highly virtuosic and energetic yet polished performances.

With two sold-out gigs at London’s Return to Camden Town Festival, as well as performances at the Cambridge Folk Festival, Southwell Folk Festival and the St Patrick’s Day festival in Trafalgar Square under their belts, CrossHarbour are already exciting audiences in the UK, and quickly establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the folk world.

Their debut album was released in May 2014 and received a positive reception from, amongst others, Songlines, fRoots, The Daily Telegraph and The Irish Times. They are currently working on new material that will make up a second album… watch this space!

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