It's HighTime for a new sound from Ireland's rugged west coast
HighTime is an accomplished trio from the heart of Connemara on the West Coast of Ireland. Combining Irish music with an intriguing blend of modern folk influences, they produce a rich and unique sound and an electric energy onstage. This mix, coupled with intricate three-part vocal harmonies and displays of exceptional, rhythmic step dance, has left audiences worldwide awestruck by their performances. Hailing from the village of Ardmore on the rugged West Coast, Ciarán Bolger and Séamus Ó Flatharta have been immersed in the richest of Irish culture from a very young age. Having been raised with the Irish Gaelic language as their mother tongue in an area steeped in the Irish tradition, their knowledge, respect and appreciation of their heritage stands indisputable. Michael Coult, who grew up surrounded by some of the finest traditional musicians in the Irish diaspora of Manchester, completes the trio. Featuring a distinctive lineup of Celtic harp, flute, guitar, bodhrán, whistles, and vocals, HighTime makes a youthful and energetic statement.