DUBLIN ABBEY is a folk-rock band with an innovative flare for lyrical and musical tapestry. Singer/songwriters Ricky Mangan, Emma Elder and Patrick O'Donin weave a tapestry of mesmerizing originals and crowd pleasing covers sure to please audiences. Accomplished violinist Nadia Hope joins the mix to capture an artsy folk sound that transcends into a theatrical and entertaining folk-pop-rock performance. The band has played venues and festivals across the US with airplay on radio stations and podcasts from Seattle to Ireland and many places in-between. Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube.
DUBLIN ABBEY performs a versatile mix of originals, covers and time-honored traditional pieces, but at the heart of it, the members are inherent storytellers. They reach deep into the archives or history and passionate emotion to weave lyrical narratives that both entrance and enchant... All amid an engaging theatrical show. The band has a unique array of influences. Emma comes from a Celtic session environment involving Sean Nos singing and dancing and has history as a professional ballerina and aerial dancer. Her dance experience definitely shows up in the band's performances. Patrick and Ricky come from rock and folk backgrounds and both have played with touring rock bands in the past. Nadia is an accomplished violinist from Ukraine where she played professionally with the Ukrainian Symphony Orchestra.
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