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Since Firkin was founded by the crazy flutist PJ in 2008, the group has played more than 500 concerts in 15 countries - CAN, FR, UK, CH, ES, NL, BE, DE, IT, AT, CZ, SK, RO, UA, HU. During these 8 years Firkin has played as chiefliner at several festivals and important places.
In 2009 their first record titled Firkinful Of Beer (Universal Music) was gold in a year and the track was selected for the best folk band composition in the whole wide web. In 2011 with their Lord Of The Dance, Firkin dominated the Canadian and German radio chart scene for four consecutive months, followed by a Canadian concert followed by several headlining appearances at renowned European festivals.
In 2012 Firkin will record their first DVD with the title Keep On Firkin, which has given the go-ahead for the big international reservation agencies Extratours Konzertbüro (GER, CH) and KS Booking and Promotion (CZ, UA). In 2014 Firkin release their fifth record, Finger in the Pie, which receives great reviews from well-known magazines and webzines.
Firkin's energetic life conquers two major festivals like: At Wacken W:O:A 2014 (DE) for the first time and Sziget 2014 (HU) for the fourth time in a row.
In 2016 Firkin celebrates New Year's Eve at the legendary Dublin Castle, London, where Madness, Blur and Amy Winehouse have played in the past. After winning a Hungarian Grammy Award (Fonogram 2016) with the album Finger In The Pie, Firkin was nominated for the Independent Music Awards (USA) in Rock/Hard Rock!
Firkin's latest hit'Focimese' has become the official song of the Hungarian football team at the 2016 European Championship and the composition on which this song can be heard (Bon Voyage, June 2016) has recently become a platinum record!