Emish is high-powered rock with Irish heart and described as “a force to be reckoned with” by Matthew Nelligan, President of the Irish 2000. Whether they are playing on the main stage at a festival, theater halls or pubs, Emish brings an energy packed show with witty banter on stage, leaving their fans asking for more.
With their versatility and well-seasoned skills, combined with on-stage foot stomping energy and offstage charisma, Emish has been making fans from one coast to the other. Their music includes “emishified” traditional songs and tunes with their own original compositions that creates a sound described as “High-Powered Rock with Irish Heart”. In seven years since the conception of the group, they have recorded three albums. Including debut album “This Light” 2007, “One More Round” 2008, and “Sinners Make the Best Saints” 2011. Whether they are playing on the main stage at a festival, theater halls or pubs, Emish brings an energy packed show with witty banter on stage, leaving their fans asking for more.
Musically, Emish has both polished and expanded their approach while retaining the quality of their sound that has hooked so many of their fans. Still very much present is the plaintive and moving lyrics and song writing of Bobby Curreri. Matched with the driving fiddle and flute duo of Christy Brown and Jennifer Curreri and solid rhythm of Andrew Hulle on drums and Mike Goliber on bass, Emish and their new material have been dubbed as “A force to be reckoned with” by Matthew Nelligan, President of the Irish 2000, which is one of the nations largest Irish Music Festivals. They have also been characterized as a “Wall of Sound” which emanates not only the power of their music, but the power behind it. All of this has fans screaming rave reviews and has rocketed Emish into the spotlight of the North American Irish Festival circuit.