Founder member of the band and stalwart of the irish traditional music scene, with
a distinctive laid-back presence on fiddle. Recorded for Warner Bros, played with
Irish Mist for many years, and is an award winning journalist, who occasionally joins
the band for gigs.
The band’s main singer/songwriter, has played and sung with a range of bands including
Poormouth, Moondance and MrJJ. Recent collaborations have been with Brighton band
Five Kites, and artist Kevin Quiqley.
Steno guests with the band whenever he can. A brilliant rhythm man and purveyor
of fine guitar sounds, he’s the only person we know who’s played the ‘Psychokiller’
guitar. Steno also works with the Carnival Band and in theatre.
Malcolm Rogers - fiddle, vocals
Roddy Rogers - vocals, guitars, fiddle, mandola
Steno Vitale - guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
The band’s latest top-notch percussionist, Simon also works with the excellent Nigel
Bagge in the Jubilee Blues Band, and brings a rare musicality to his drumming. Oh,
and plays the finest Gretsch kit you’re likely to hear!
Simon Rattray - drums, percussion, backing vocals
Fabulous bassist, and the long term bass man in Brett Marvin and the Thunderbolts.
Doug also played with Roddy in the heavy duty 7 Second Delay, along with Chanter’s
late lamented drummer Al Kealy.