A highlight on the traditional Irish music scene from 2001 to 2011, Gráda are reuniting in 2023 to storm the stages of Ireland and Aotearoa.
Over the course of a decade, Gráda received a raft of awards that propelled them into the elite circle of Irish supergroups. They toured the world, performing in more than 1000 cities across 30 countries.
Their sound is rooted in trad, while drawing influences from folk, jazz, world music and Americana. The band’s live shows exude energy, with an improvisation element that has made them unique within the trad music world. Their repertoire is seeded with original songs and instrumentals that have captured the imaginations of audiences all around the world.
"Gráda is to Irish music what Arcade Fire is to indie - informal, prodigious and full of spirit" - THE WASHINGTON POST
Supported by BDO & Culture Ireland
X-Space, Baycourt -(Tues 24th Oct SOLD OUT, Wed 25th Oct-8pm) Waihi Beach Surf Club-(Thurs 26th-7pm)
Books a Plenty, 74 Grey Street, Tauranga
Tauranga Art Gallery (Pop-Up) 42-44 Devonport Road