Award-winning contemporary folk duo Tinderbox originally formed in 1997 and feature Dublin born singer-songwriter Monique Houraghan and UK guitarist/songwriter Dan Tucker.
With five studio albums and one live album under their belts, Tinderbox have amassed an impressive catalogue of self-penned music. Inspired by artists such as James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, and Counting Crows, the songs explore a myriad of poignant themes.
BBC 6 Music’s Tom Robinson has described Tinderbox’s music as “Gorgeous”. R2 Magazine’s Dai Jeffries branded the music “Outstanding…refreshingly natural” and Folkwords columnist Tim Carroll commended the “…highly accomplished musicianship; with a deliciously pure voice and a lush embroidery of strings”.
Tinderbox’s latest album ‘All Grown Up’ has received stunning reviews across the UK with Maverick Magazine lauding it “…a strong candidate for album of the year”; and FolkWords hailing it “…a five-star album – no question”.
In addition to countless headline shows across Europe Tinderbox have opened for high profile acts including Joan Armatrading, 10cc, John Renbourn, Chris Difford and Hazel O’Connor amongst many others.
With a long-established reputation amongst the wider folk and acoustic scene you should, if you haven’t already, experience Tinderbox live.
highly accomplished musicianship; with a deliciously pure voice and a lush embroidery of strings