A New Saturday Afternoon Session upstairs at Bar Brig.
Hailing from Heidelberg, Germany and Donegal, Ireland – O’Neil and Sharkey are a
dynamic duo, specialising in high energy traditional Irish and Scottish folk tunes. Steve
O’Neil has played the banjo, mandolin and guitar as a gigging and session musician in major
cities across Europe including Dublin, Galway,London and has been playing as one of
the regular session hosts in many of the prominent folk pubs in Edinburgh since early 2018.
Darach Sharkey is a guitarist and pianist, and is currently a postgraduate music student at the
University of Edinburgh. After many years busking in the West of Ireland, Sharkey moved to
Edinburgh to study and has become an active member of the Edinburgh Folk Scene in recent
months. The pair have quickly established a positive live reputation for their high-energy sets
and foot stomping atmosphere, and are guaranteed to turn your evening into a frenzy of ‘craic