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Encyclopedia > The Punters
Patrick Moran and Larry Foley of The Punters.(Fisherman's Blues tour photo 2003)
Patrick Moran and Larry Foley of The Punters.
(Fisherman's Blues tour photo 2003)

The Punters are a folk-rock band that formed in 1994 in Cork, Ireland by Jason Whelan (vocals and guitar), Larry Foley (guitar and vocals), Patrick Moran (fiddle), Brian Kenny (bass guitar) and George Morgan (drums). Currently based in St. John's, Newfoundland, members of the group include Larry Foley (guitar and vocals) and Patrick Moran (fiddle) accompanied by Barry Hiller (bass guitar) and George Morgan (drums). The Punters are highly energetic and entertaining Newfoundland musicians who have performed hundreds of shows from festivals to theaters to clubs to Microsoft’s first live web-cast on the Internet. The Punters are versatile, talented artists who perform with style and proficiency. Whether they are driving a traditional folk tune or delivering their melodic and insightful originals, their performances are always powerful and entertaining. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x1024, 218 KB)Patrick Moran and Larry Foley of the Punters From http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x1024, 218 KB)Patrick Moran and Larry Foley of the Punters From http://www. ... Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV in Roman) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Cork (Corcaigh in Irish) is the second city of the Republic of Ireland. ... Patrick Moran Patrick Moran Patrick Moran Patrick Moran, born June 7, 1975 in Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, is considered one of the best fiddle players in North America. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Avancez (go forward) Nickname: The City of Legends Area: (city)446. ... Patrick Moran Patrick Moran Patrick Moran Patrick Moran, born June 7, 1975 in Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, is considered one of the best fiddle players in North America. ... Newfoundland and Labrador is a maritime province of Canada. ...


Albums

  • Fisherman's Blues (2003)
  • Will You Wait (2000)
  • Said She Couldn't Dance... (1997)
  • The Punters (1995)

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  • The Punters watch Law and Order religiously.
  • The Punters performed Microsoft’s first ever webcast on Mungo Park.
  • The Punters have performed at New York’s Lincoln Center.
  • The Punters have scored two GM ads and three provincial election campaigns.
  • The Punters can’t get through a rehearsal without someone breaking into a Johnny Cash song.
  • Due to a manufacturing error, about a hundred copies of The Punters’ second CD, Said she couldn’t dance... actually contain the music from Paul McCartney’s Flaming Pie CD.
  • The band loves watching Lawrence Welk, especially the accordion guy.
  • Larry and Patrick performed on the 2002 Juno Awards.
  • The band performs occasionally with Chris LeDrew and Sandy Morris as The 8-Track Favourites, a country cover band.

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External links

  • The Punters Official Website

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