Strung won the first ever Michigan Irish Music Festival Initiative (MIMI), sponsored by the festival, held in Limerick, Ireland in March. It brought together seven of the top Trad-Irish groups from colleges in Ireland with the grand prize being travel and a feature spot at the 2016 Michigan Irish Music Festival. Congrats to Strung!
Traditional tribal drums and pipes band Clanadonia began as a close combat stunt crew for film and TV, most notably, Braveheart, Gladiator, King Arthur and The New World, effectively forming during the breaks in filming. Individual Members of Clanadonia, have been entertaining for over ten years, their high energy blend of tribal rhythms, bagpipes and tartan clad mayhem, has wowed audiences across the globe.