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Accordionist

Aine Mcloughlin

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About Aine

Versatile accordionist who has experience on stage, in studios, shows, bands, background music.... You name it I've done it!
Accordionist
London

Since moving to London in 2015, I have recorded in Abbey Road, Air studios, Konk Studios, played in theWest end and have covered everything from classical and folk, to contemporary and pop. I have played top London venues, including Union Chapel and the National Theatre, and have performed in ensembles, chamber orchestras, operettas, traditional folk groups, scottish ceilidhs, Irish ceili pub sessions and french cafe jams (to name a few). I can adapt to any environment! Big or small.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Welsh folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Barbershop, Swing, Ragtime, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Gospel, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Originals, Marching, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Funk rock, Funk, Disco, Covers, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Vintage, Tribute, Top 40, Soul, Alternative rock, Indie, Pop rock, Progressive rock, Heavy metal, Britpop, World music, Bossa nova, Bavarian oompah, Balkan, Brazilian music, Argentinian, Cuban music, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, African music, Armenian, Afrobeat, Arabic, Australian music, Asian music, Bollywood, Caribbean music, Calypso, Choro, Cumbia, Indian music, Hawaiian music, Merengue, Polish music, Polka, Salsa, Russian music, Reggae, Polynesian music, Samba, Scottish music, Ska, Skiffle, Tango, Spanish music
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Audio engineer, Composer, Songwriter, Sound technician, Live looping, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Community music worker, Accompanist
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Ian W, 1 year ago

I invited Aine to play a solo slot in my ‘Push the Buttons’ concert at Union Chapel last December. The concert was a showcase to highlight the huge potential of the accordion in all genres of music. Aine was keen to involve loop pedals with her own composition for solo accordion and electronics. The result was a stunning mix of fine artistic playing by Aine, showing great technique but also a real command over the electronics side of the piece. The audience reception was rapturous and following the concert this was one of the most talked about parts of the program. A fine performance by a wonderful musician.

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Gina M, 2 years ago

We hired Aine for our engagement party as we wanted something a little different. I grew up with my grandad playing the accordion and have always loved the instrument. It was perfect - something out of the ordinary but still with a lot of songs we knew and a few traditional Irish songs mixed in. Everyone was dancing from the first drink!

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