Punch Brothers – National Concert Hall – Live Review 19-11-18

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Punch Brothers – National Concert Hall – Live Review 19-11-18 – by Paula Wiseman

The Punch Brothers were back in Dublin to play the final night of a three week long European tour, which initially began in Denmark at the start of November.  The atmosphere in the packed National Concert Hall was full of anticipation and the waiting crowd knew that they were going to witness something pretty special.

Band leader, Chris Thile is a regular visitor to these shores, having only played here in March of last year. He has a deep affinity with Ireland and that could be why The Punch Brothers have decided to end their tour here.

A group of five exceptionally gifted young musicians, The Punch Brothers are Chris Thile (mandolin & lead vocals), guitarist Chris Eldridge, banjoist Noam Pikelny, bassist Paul Kowert and violinist Gabe Witcher. The band were formed in 2006 and have…

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