Music The Sherling Studio

Overview

Award winning contemporary folk group Tinderbox were originally formed in 1997 by Dublin born singer-songwriter Monique Houraghan and guitarist/songwriter Dan Tucker.

Since 2007, talented multi-instrumentalist and session musician Bob Burke has completed the dynamic trio line-up. With five studio albums and one live album under their belts, Tinderbox have amassed an impressive catalogue of self-penned music. Inspired by artists such as James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, and Counting Crows, the songs explore a myriad of poignant themes that range from war and the environment to lost friendship, global travel and (of course) love.

BBC 6 Music’s Tom Robinson has described Tinderbox’s music as “Gorgeous”. R2 Magazine’s Dai Jeffries branded the music “Outstanding…refreshingly natural” and Folkwords columnist Tim Carroll commended the “…highly accomplished musicianship; with a deliciously pure voice and a lush embroidery of strings”.

Tinderbox’s new album ‘All Grown Up (released March 2017) has received stunning reviews across the UK with Maverick Magazine lauding it “…a strong candidate for album of the year”; and FolkWords hailing it “…a five star album – no question”.
In addition to countless headline shows across Europe Tinderbox have opened for high profile acts including Joan Armatrading, 10cc, John Renbourn, Chris Difford and Hazel O’Connor amongst many others.

With a long-established reputation amongst the wider folk and acoustic scene you should, if you haven’t already, experience Tinderbox live.

Support: Bob Whitley and Frank Boyle

Running Times: 2 hours including interval

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