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Post Patty’s post and Spring/Summer news…

Well, another year of madness is under our belts.  A great turn out to see the band again this year with a line up that lasted all day and night.  A huge thanks to all the staff and management at the James Joyce – this truly is the ultimate Irish pub and the perfect place [...]

2014 News

2014 has marked a year of slowing down for the band.  Wanting to spend more time with family and writing material for the new album we are taking some time to enjoy life a little more rather than the hectic schedule we’ve kept up over the last dozen years.  Coming up in March we have [...]

Calgary flood 2013 and the aftermath…

Well, it’s only been a few days since the waters rose up and crippled our city in a way like none of us have ever seen before.  A very surreal feeling living through a disaster of this magnitude and the fact that we’ve received messages from literally all corners of the earth from concerned friends [...]

A Pint O’ Trad in remix

The band is currently having their last full length CD release, “A Pint O’ Trad” remixed and remastered and should be re-released in the next couple of months.  That’s a lot re’s in one statement isn’t it???  Thankfully with the worldwide support the groups received from the last couple of albums FK is currently nearly [...]

New CD in pre-production.

The band is in the final stages of pre-production in preparation for the 3rd CD to begin recording. We’re anticipating heading into the studio towards the end of this month or beginning of December to lay down the “bed tracks” (drums and bass parts). The official release date for the new album is set as [...]

Out with the old…

Welcome to our new website! After nearly a dozen years, our old website has been finally put to rest. Originally designed by former Knotter, James Power (bodhran, bass guitar and mandolin), the old site has served us very well and definitely doesn’t owe us any favors. Oddly enough for a website that was so dated, [...]

Flying north in the winter???

Alright, agreed – our timing isn’t great! Fraid Knot will be heading up North once again to Ft. McMurray towards the end of November. We are very happy to be returning to the magnificent Shell, Albian Sands camp for a couple of very special performances. We played the grand opening of this gorgeous facility some [...]

October 28, 2012 – great show in Canmore.

A big thanks to all in attendance last night for the Rocky Mountain Highland Dancing Society fundraiser. This was our 2nd year in a row doing this function and it was a great time. This dance troop has been performing a choreographed dance to the title track of our first album (“Hoist the Sails”) for [...]

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