VIDEO: Hear Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ played on a fiddle in Cobh, Co Cork

18 January 2016
By Elaine Murphy

An Armagh musician Niall Murphy, who has perfected a cover of “Thriller” which has gone viral on Youtube, will play in Cork in March.

How was it recorded?

He used an App called Acapella to merge nine separate tracks. After he uploaded the video to his various social media pages it went viral after it caught the attention of a number of BBC Radio Ulster, Today FM, Belfast Live, The Belfast Telegraph, The Star, The Independent and UTV. Most recently Niall along with his Breaking Trad band members, Donal Murphy and Mike Galvin appeared on RTE 1 TV’s Today Show with Dáithí Ó Sé and Maura Derrane.


Details of the gig
When: 5 March 2016
Where: The Bellavista Hotel, Cobh, Co Cork
Cover charge: Free entry

Niall will also be making an appearance in the Bellavista on both the 15th and 16th of February for a short sound check, all are welcome!

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