The group Trio Dhoore
features three brothers from Flanders in Belgium.
Koen Dhoore – Electro Acoustic Hurdy
Hartwin Dhoore – Diatonic Accordion
Ward Dhoore – Acoustic Guitar &
“Technical excellence and rare
musicality of all three.” fRoots
are a young and talented band of musical brothers from Flanders in Belgium.
extensive repertoire of traditional Flemish tunes is punctuated by song and many
of their own compositions. This mix all goes to provide their audiences with a
and contemporary music, melancholy melodies and intuitive interplay
brothers Dhoore, Koen, Hartwin & Ward present their instrumental music in a
very dynamic way - writing and playing many of their own compositions - whilst
at the same time they breathe life and energy into traditional Flemish music
with a skill that belies their ages.
To date Trio Dhoore have released
Parachute 2015 Modus Operandi 2013
critically acclaimed catalogue of three albums, and a stellar list of concert
and festival appearances, the brothers have started to gain the attention of
the music and cultural media.
magazine ‘fROOTS’ brought them to the notice of a much wider audience by introducing
the brothers to the UK
and in turn numerous other countries. This most welcome media attention
resulted in the group playing a series of concerts at the 'Sidmouth Folk Week'
that proved to be highly successful. Trio Dhoore were also invited to showcase
at the 'English Folk Expo' in 2016
release of their first album Modus Operandi in 2013 Trio Dhoore have become a
leading Flemish music export and festival favourites. The brothers have now
toured across Europe and as far afield as Canada.
their performing highlights they completed a ten-day tour of Canada (Mill
Race Festival, Goderich Celtic Roots Festival). They have also appeared at
European festivals such as Rudolstadt Festival (Germany),
Kaustinen Folk Music Festival (Finland),
Korrö Folkmusikfestival (Sweden),
Festival Dranouter (Belgium),
Fête de la Vielle (France),
Hiiufolk (Estonia) and Strib
Vinter Festival (Denmark).
"One of the folk
scenes most unassumingly euphoric acoustic sounds" Steve Hunt fRoots Magazine UK