Singer and banjo player, Maggie Carty was brought up in a musical family spanning generations in the west of Ireland. Her father, John Carty (fiddle & banjo) being one of the most sought after traditional musicians worldwide.
She has performed at some of the most prestigious festivals including Milwaukee Irish Festival USA, Austin Celtic Music Festival USA, Fiddle Tunes WA, Tonder Festival Denmark, Return to Camden Town, UK, Yeats Summer School, Galway Fringe Festival, Boyle Arts Festival, The Gathering and Fleadh Cheoil na Éireann, Ireland. She has toured Ireland, Europe and America extensively, sharing the stage with some of the most prolific musicians of the tradition including The Chieftains, Dermot Byrne, Dónal Lunny, Shane McGowan, Arty McGlynn, Mike McGoldrick, Shane McGowan, The John Carty Festival Band, and At the Racket. She has been described as having found her second home on stage and has natural stage talent.
The Danny Walsh Banned is a lesson in music, they create such an expanse of sounds that it will actually bend your mind while you sip your pint at the bar. Danny Walsh is a Melbourne music stalwart not to be missed!