Denis McLaughlin er en irer, der har bosat sig i det sønderjyske. Han har
boet i Danmark
Denis spiller guitar, bodhran (irske rammetromme) og afrikansk horn. Det skaber en aften med irske rytmer og "sing-along songs"
Denis har gjort sig mange spilleerfaringer på de danske landeveje, både solo og med venner og familie har han spillet til koncerter, på pubber, byfester, festivaler og begravelser. Han spiller og synger et bredt spektrum af sange fra den irske ø.
Så glæd dig til en irsk aften, hvor du kan drømme dig over til den grønne ø.
Denis McLaughlin holder også foredrag om sin opvækst i Nord Irland igennem ”The Troubles” fra 1968 og så videre.
Shamrock have their roots in the west of Jutland where Denis Mc Laughlin and Svend Erik Larsen met at Tarm Folk Festival.
They played as a five piece band, AKonto. They became renowned at Tarm Folk festival for the many who came to hear them. Later they founded the Duo Shamrock.
Even though Denis Mc laughlin, from Derry. N.Ireland and Svend Erik Larsen, Denmark,
have been playing together for 20 years, they are still elated and focused, when they come out on to the stage.
Repertoire is, of course, Irish Music and Song. Beautiful haunting ballads over to the raw, rusty pub songs to happy, foot-stomping, sing-along songs that are known by many. Shamrock draw their inspiration for the love of the Emerald isle and its stories and songs and with their presentation of the music they play, you can be sure you will enjoy the Craic.
Shamrock have come with their first CD after 20 years on the road, from pubs to clubs, concert halls and festivals. CD is simply called Never Too Late and filled with many of the songs, that Shamrock are well known for. From Denis hometown, The Town I loved so well and other songs to name a few, The Spanish Lady, Yarmouth Town and self penned songs like Save the Great North sea. Denis and Svend Erik are truly satisfied with the result, that was produced in the studio at Rostrevor. Homegrown.