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friday 24TH NOVEMBER 2023
the crossing, digbeth

david doocey,
tephen doherty,
ryan molloy,
kieran leonard



NxNW (North by North West)


Formed in 2019 NxNW are a new four piece comprising of Ireland’s leading musicians. Ryan Molloy (piano & Keys), David Doocey (fiddle & strings), Stephen Doherty (flutes & box) and Kieran Leonard (drums & percussion) make up this exciting quartet.


As soloists they have worked with a who’s who of artists across many different genres including; Danish String Quartet, Séan Keane, Lúnasa, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Celtic Women, Finbar Furey, Gráda, e English National Opera, Tim O'Brien, Emmylou Harris amongst many others.

Drawing upon these influences they combine to create a rich soundscape of music that is bold, fresh and all their own. In early 2022 they released an EP of all newly composed music which has seen them become a very popular band at both home in Ireland and further afield

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