Dublin , County Dublin
Jiggy has forged a sound very much their own, fusing vocal lilting (port a’ bhéil) & Indian Konnakol, Irish traditional music, hip hop dance grooves, world music rhythms and harmonies. Audience can expect a thrilling live set of original music and traditional dance tunes. The band have become something of an Internet sensation, with their track ‘King of the Fairies’ clocking up over eight million views. It is a testament to their viral popularity were asked to perform at the halftime show for the Football Classic in Aviva Stadium to 50,000 people.
Jiggy is a collection of musicians from backgrounds in, traditional Irish, Indian folk and electronic dance music. Irish musicians Éamonn de Barra, Daire Bracken, Aoife Kelly, Robbie HAarris and Éamonn Galldubh, Indian musicians Koushik Chandra Shekar and Debojyoti Sanyal and Sarode (Indian lute) player Matthew 'mattu' Noone from Australia.
“New Irish band Jiggy puts some serious pep in the step of traditional
"this is a full-on, full-tilt, multi-coloured, monster céilí boogie."
“Listening to ‘Translate’ is a breathless, euphoric, spiritual experience that gets into your head and immediately mainlines to the rest of your body.”
"it's an amazing album that immediately gets in your head & then
moves to everywhere else in your body"
"Jiggy have created one of the most adventurous, experimental and
imaginative Irish albums of 2017."
"Jiggy are a band who delved deep into their inspirations but also expand
upon them, which can be hard to do. However, Jiggy move past this and
deliver a truly enchanting introduction that speaks through sound."
The Last Mixed Tape