Poitín (band)

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Poitín
Poitin at Zach's Pub.jpg
Poitín at Zach's Pub in Plzeň, Czech Republic on March 18, 2011
Background information
Origin Plzeň, CZ
Genres Celtic, Celtic folk
Years active 1997–present (formed 1996)
Labels Otik's Kitchen
Website http://www.poitin.cz
Members Jeremy King (vocals, bodhran, spoons)
Jaroslav 'Oto' Macháček (fiddle)
Kuba Siegl (guitar)
Jan Brabec (bouzouki, banjo, whistles)
Sasha Marešová (whistles, flutes)
Past members Tomáš Pergler
Helena Marková
Dick Savage
Hana Círová
Jiří Vyšata
Antonín Mužík
Kristýna Franková
Eva Šustrová
Láďa Pohořelý
Neige Pruvost
Petra Brabcová

Poitín (/ˈpʊn/; Irish pronunciation: [ˈpˠotʲiːn]) is a Celtic band from the Czech Republic.[1] Founded in 1996, they have been active since 1997 and their music includes traditional Irish music, Scottish music, English folk songs and original compositions in the Celtic genre. Their most recent album is Simple Pleasures, released September 2016, preceded by Wish which was released in March 2014. The 2010 CD Bofiguifluki, was the first recording by a Czech band to be voted Celtic Album of the year 2010 by Celtic Radio.Net.[2] They were one of the first Celtic music groups to form in the Czech Republic after the Velvet Revolution and have had a significant influence on the development of the Celtic musical scene in that country.[3]

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