togmor

Venue 65

Monday

Togmor is an English folk-rock band based in Milton Keynes. Togmor combine originality and energy in a fast moving electric set that has a wide appeal to both fans of Celtic roots music and fans of contemporary folk rock. Their music is carefully crafted to combine a vibrant mix of powerful modern rhythms with a traditional Celtic feel. Togmor’s set features blazing bursts of jigs and reels contrasting with evocative acoustic songs to create a dynamic web of sounds.

With over 30 years experience and three CD releases, Togmor have been playing their own energetic brand of Celtic folk rock at music venues, arts centres, and festivals around the U.K. and Europe, including their own hosted annual Togfest festival in Milton Keynes. They have shared the stage with a wide range of musicians including Lindisfarne, Rock, Salt & Nails, Shoogleniffty, The Oyster Band, Fairport Convention, Ron Kavanagh, Whippersnapper, Kate Rusby, and Labbi Siffri.

Founder member Ian Rowe is the lead singer, and plays guitar;  Euan Forrester plays electric violin and guitar;  Pete Jelfs plays bass and backing vocals; Pete Lockwood plays drums, flute and backing vocals and the newest members are Ryan Fitzsimmons on electric violin and guitar and Ryan Lockwood on electric violin and backing vocals.