David Andrew (Courret-)Knight: Fiddle for Dance and Performance

with Skidu!

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Overview

In addition to myself on fiddle, Skidu! featured Patrick Cavanagh on banjo and mandolin; Zan McLeod on guitar, Matty Metcalfe on accordion, and later Michael Lesley on flute.

Skidu! last played in 2006 and played primarily Irish music for concerts with the occasional contra dance. Skidu! gave new life to the tradition with revolutionary arrangements, contagious original melodies, and fierce collective energy. We think you will agree that it is hard to keep your toes from tapping their way stright through your shoes when you hear the explosive energy of Skidu!

Please contact me at david_courret-knight@proton.me or at +1.202.531.3250 if you would like to convince Skidu! to come out of dormancy.

Recordings

Skidu! did not make any commercial recordings. Please let me know if you would like to produce, fund, or help Skidu! make their first commercial recording.

Publicity Photo

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Skidu!: Matty Metcalfe, accordion; Michael Lesley, flute; Zan McLeod, guitar; David Knight, fiddle; and Patrick Cavanagh, mandolin and banjo in 2001, looking out from a scuba diving mask. Skidu! art by Patrick Cavanagh, from 2001.

Other Photos

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Skidu! original lineup: Matty Metcalfe, accordion; David Knight, fiddle; and Patrick Cavanagh, banjo and mandolin, in 2001. Skidu! members David Knight and Matty Metcalfe.
Skidu! member Patrick Cavanagh, from 2001. Skidu! original lineup: Matty Metcalfe, accordion; David Knight, fiddle; and Patrick Cavanagh, banjo and mandolin, in 2001.

Video Links

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Articles

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