The Early House are renowned for their lively and energetic playing of Irish music, performed with the drive and majesty of the southwest gales that pass by all the islands of the north Atlantic. They can be booked as a duo or trio feat. Ragnar Finsson on guitar. They also provide workshops and seminars, all accommodating your needs. Join us for an unforgettable evening of music, dance, laughter and pure Celtic madness!
Paddy Lawless - Fiddle
Paddy has been a featured performer in music festivals in Ireland, Scandinavia, France, Italy, US since the 90s. He has played in prestigious venues like New Yorks CBGB’s, Liverpool's The Cavern club, and Whelans in Dublin. Paddy has also been a guest musician on several recordings by different artists and film soundtracks, in the holy ground of Windmill lane studios in Dublin.
Joel Andersson - Harmonica
Joel got his first harmonica at the age of 2 and began playing professionally at the age of 13. His interest for the technical part of harmonicas quickly became bigger and bigger. Today he builds some of the finest harmonicas in the world, cooperating with the world leading harmonica brand Hohner.
Joel is also regarded as one of the finest harmonica players in the world, specialising in Irish music. He has won prestigious titles in many music competitions, 3rd place at the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil 2014 and an astonishing 2nd place world harmonica championships 2017. He has toured and given harmonica workshops in many countries from the cold and dark north of Finland, Germany, Scandinavia to Greece, Canaries, England and Ireland.
2018 he released his debut Solo album “The Irish Harmonica” which have been featured in radio stations in Los Angeles, USA to Galway in Ireland and Germany, Netherlands etc.
People are travelling from all over the world to learn Irish music on harmonica by Joel, people are coming all the way from Chile, USA, Australia, South Korea to Sweden to learn his style of playing.
Ragnar Finsson - Guitar & Vocals
Ragnar grew up in a musical family in the Faroe Islands. He started to play guitar and sing at the early age of 6. Since then he has developed an unique style influenced by various music genres. Ragnar began playing professionally at the age of 16 with well established local artists. 2015 he was nominated for Song Of The Year at the Faroese Music Awards (FMA). And in 2017 he released his solo album which has been featured in radio stations worldwide. Ragnar is frequently touring around Scandinavia and Europe with different bands and as a solo artist.