Having been cast out, blacklisted, rejected and ejected from gentlemen’s clubs far and wide, five dejected cast asides from Dublin joined forces in what was to be their own celebration of commonality.
Purveyors of music that meanders from sea soaked waltz to Italian tarantella, from brassy funeral march-esque lament to weep along Klezmar knees up, from chain gang holler to rag time finger snap.
Music that was born for the live stage, highlights of 2015 include many sold out shows nationwide, with dates in both the UK & Spain.
“…songs such as When the Storm Came, Tear Along the Line, Down by the River, Jesus Don’t Save Me and Wild, Wild Heart have enough inherent energy to charge a power plant. Electricity providers take note.” – The Irish Times
“Like a wagon storming the citadel, The Eskies’ brand of gothic-tinged gypsy-folk swaggers out of the speakers with intent.” – Hot Press Magazine