Darren McMullen - guitar, mandolin, mandola, banjo, bouzouki, whistles, flute, vocals Rachel Davis - fiddle, viola, vocals
Zach - fiddle
When the creative juices are flowing, there’s no holding back the talented trio that makes up the Celtic supergroup Còig.
Còig's music is a unique combination of influences that could only come from these three players. It's traditional for sure, but it's performed in a lot of non-traditional ways. "We all come from sort of a traditional background, but then we have different influences that we're interested in," explains fiddler and singer Rachel Davis. "Darren comes from a kind of Irish theme from playing around. More of the traditional Cape Breton music is really what I love, plus all the folk songs, so it's an interesting mix.”
That leads to the other magic ingredient in Còig. It’s a band of fast friends, people that grew up together, played together, and knew each other way before they ever considered being in a band together.
The best in trad music, in a non-traditional way. That's Còig.