Seán had been a close friend of The Dubliners for many years and appeared with them as a guest artist on a number of occasions before accepting an invitation to join them in 1982. Sean brought to the band a voice of clarity and passion. His extensive knowledge of languages and travel also brought hilarious stores and anecdotes into their concerts. He speaks seven languages including his native Gaelic. Sean brings to life this ancient language with some wonderful renditions of songs from the past. Despite his busy schedule with The Dublin Legends (formally The Dubliners) Sean still finds time to perform in his own right with musicians he has an affinity with. The chemistry between Sean and the Marbles makes for an unforgettable evening .The rich mixture of traditional and contemporary songs, spiced with hilarious anecdotes is truly an experience to be had.
The Marbles comprise four musicians. Their line-up includes guitars, fiddle, whistle, flute, bass, mandolin, bodhran and harmonica.Murphy’s Marbles have performed the length and breadth of the country, Ireland, and Europe at numerous major festivals. Their stage performance is charismatic and dynamic. Their music is Celtic based, a mixture of traditional and contemporary with a cutting edge. They also have an impressive portfolio of their own material. They also weave into their act anecdotes and stories. Creating audience interaction and amusement.The band believes music still has an important role to play in contributing to challenge. Root music has always been at the fore, giving inspiration and a voice to the unheard
Audiences find themselves completely involved in songs known and loved. An evening with Sean and The Marbles is an experience, a moment in time that will again and again bring back fond memories.
An unsurpassed evening of enjoyment.