Green and growing Irish rock
band wreaks havoc with assumptions
by Allison Frank
The Prodigals revel in their heritage without the cute gimmicks by Scott Harrel
Prodigals return to their roots
New York band mixes traditional Irish music with the power of punk by Brett Milano
Late December now brings an added bonus in the post Christmas/pre New Year visits by New York’s Prodigals and friends. The NY band working in tandem with Hammond Tours offers a brief post-holiday visit to some of Irelands most famed tourist locations and some off the beaten track places.
THE PRODIGALS, the New York-based neo-Celtic Irish four-piece have often been described as “jig-punks” or “combining punk influences” but ‘Dreaming In Hell’s Kitchen’, their third album, is a heady mix of Irish folk, superbly expressive funk bass and an instinctive and original contemporary rock.
Prodigals: The More Things Change…by Mike Farragher
by Herb Grant The Prodigals will cover a lot of ground Saturday. Such are the demands on the band that fuses Irish traditional music with rock and jazz. The group will hurry down 1-71 for a 9 p.m. performance at the Dublin Blarney Bash after an afternoon gig at the House of Blues in Cleveland. [...]