Celtic Rock & Folk Punk, Zürich
– Keltikon, with its energetic Celtic Rock & Folk Punk, is since 2012 one of the most
active Celtic Rock bands in Switzerland. Original songs as...Read Biography
Keltikon, with its energetic Celtic Rock & Folk Punk, is since 2012 one of the most
active Celtic Rock bands in Switzerland. Original songs as well as traditional Irish and
Scottish jigs, reels and ballads, are combined with heavy rock and folk punk to create a
The band was main act at Switzerland’s biggest Irish Festival, shared the stage with
international acts in the last years and and released a new album in May 2020.
2018, on their first tour of Ireland playing in Kilkenny and Donegal, the band was
welcomed with open arms and overwhelmed with positive feedback to be asked to play
again, for example in 2020 at the ‚Mary from Dungloe Festival‘. Due to Covid19 those
concerts as many others in Switzerland are postponed to 2021.
Skilled musicians with decades of experience, not only of Scottish and Irish traditional
music, weave Rock, Ska, Neo-Folk and Baltic elements together to create an
individual, dynamic rock concept.
Experience shows that Keltikon’s original songs don’t have to play second fiddle to the
old traditionals or covers when they’re playing live - sometimes somber and
melancholic, but mostly full of exuberant energy and just a bit of barefaced cheek.
Folky, rock stomping, fast as lightning and with a handful of ballads thrown in, the band
plays tribute to old bards as well as Flogging Molly or the Pogues. The repertoire is
rounded off with famous well-loved Irish songs, of course, so let’s get the party started,
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