Irish, Scottish en American Folk (& Bluegrass) with a theme: migration. The Outlanders are: Sinead DALY (vocals), Joel LIPTON (mandolin) & Richard MARSDEN (guitars, bouzouki, vocals).
Sinead Daly is an Irish folk singer from Tipperary living in the Netherlands for the past 20 years. She sang in her father's band as a teenager and in her 20's she sang with a band based in Wageningen and made a CD with them. Recently she sang on the documentary The Riverman which was selected for the Cork and London film Festivals and she likes to sing in music sessions in old bars in the West of Ireland.
Joel Lipton is a musician of many genres, regularly performing in folk, blues, and classical ensembles. He plays custom-made 10 string mandolins/mandolas built by the English luthier Paul Shippey. He grew up in Detroit Michigan and now lives in the Netherlands.
Richard Marsden hails originally from Saddleworth in the north of England, but moved to the Netherlands in 1976. Over the years he has played in a number of folk-oriented bands, including Beggars Oak and Penmarric (fronted by singer Peter Urwin). Richard was a founder member and house-band guitarist of the Van der Geest folk club in Noordwijkerhout. More recently, he teamed up with mandolinist Joel Lipton, performing mainly instrumental music from Ireland, as well as English and American folk and ragtime. His latest musical adventure is as guitarist with The Outlanders.