BBC Folk Awards ‘Best Musician’ nominee Dan Walsh combines ‘virtuoso playing and winning songwriting’ (MORNING STAR). Describing what Dan does is no easy task but at the heart of it is British, Irish and American folk music delivered with a healthy dose of funky grooves – all performed with his unique and dazzling take on clawhammer style banjo helping to challenge all preconceptions about the instrument.
One of the most incredible musicians I’ve heard in years – Bruce MacGregor, BBC Radio Scotland
If one name is synonymous with the revival of interest in the banjo, it’s Dan Walsh – Living Tradition
Add to all that poignant songs, astonishing musical departures and lively humour and the result is a truly memorable live show which has wowed audiences across the world from intimate seated rooms to huge dancing crowds in festival fields.
A real world class banjo player – Tom Robinson, BBC Radio 6
Walsh has recorded five albums to much critical acclaim and he is an in demand performer with a hectic touring schedule in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and throughout Europe.
Absolutely terrific – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2
The real deal, a demon picker -Uncut
Both solo and as a member of the award winning Urban Folk Quartet, this unique and eclectic musician has stunned audiences across the world.
His banjo playing is second to none in the UK and he’d put many to shame in the US too – RnR Magazine
Matches up virtuoso playing with winning songwriting – Morning Star