When the creative juices are flowing, there’s no holding back the talented quartet that makes up the Celtic supergroup Còig.
Atlantic Canada’s powerhouse Còig has cemented its status as one of today’s most exciting North American Celtic groups. With a fiery Celtic style as its musical core, Còig offers a fresh and exhilarating mix of traditional tunes, lively instrumentals and contemporary songs performed on over a dozen instruments (vocals, fiddles, guitar, banjo, piano, mandolin, viola, bouzouki, whistles, and more) in a lot of non-traditional ways.
Còig’s like no other, thanks to the unique mix of these superb talents. Chrissy Crowley brings fiddle and step dancing to the band, as does Rachel Davis, adding viola and vocals to the mix. Multi-instrumentalist Darren McMullen brings a “Swiss Army Knife” of all things strings as well as vocals. Joining the group on this tour is Maggie MacDonald adding piano, guitar, vocals and step dancing. Without a doubt, Còig are an unparalleled music force.
Còig’s latest album, “Ashlar” (released March 2019) is full of surprises and flows from lively instrumental sets to tender traditional ballads to fabulous covers, everything Còig is known for and then some