Irish band puts modern spin on traditional music

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Irish eyes will be smiling when the trio One for the Foxes makes its metro Detroit debut June 7 at The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms.

The band blends Irish, American and other folk music styles for a sound that’s at once traditional and modern.

One for the Foxes consists of Dave Curley on vocals, guitars, banjo and mandolin; Tadgh Ó Meachair (pronounced “Tyge O’Maher”) on piano and piano accordion; and Joanna Hyde on vocals and fiddle. While he’s been based in Chicago for the last 10 years, Curley is originally from Galway, Ireland, while Ó Meachair is from Dublin. Hyde is a native of Denver, but she and Ó Meachair — who are married — now both live in Dublin.