Bill Grogan's Goat
Bill Grogan's Goat is a collective of five Detroit musicians who have played on and off together for many years on the Detroit music scene. Over the span of their musical careers the five have covered musical styles ranging from symphonic band music to hardcore punk rock, from solo Irish ballad singing to avant garde Jazz. All these influences come together to bring a fresh approach to classic Irish folk music. Utilizing a rock band format of bass, drums, guitars and traditional instruments such as Irish bouzouki, tin whistle, mandolin and 5 string banjo, Bill Grogan's Goat offers a hard, but highly listenable blend that will get the club up. Members: Jude Closson - drums, vocals Norman Rosenbaum - guitar Terry Murphy - banjo, guitar, tin whistle, bodhran, vocals Dean Western - bass, vocals Gerard Smith - electric mandolin, Irish bouzouki, guitar, bodhran, vocals.