Tinderbox are an award winning acoustic duo featuring Dublin born Monique Houraghan with a distinctive ‘honey-like’ vocal, and Dan Tucker with an intricate finger style guitar technique.
In addition to countless headline shows in the UK, Ireland and America Tinderbox have played support for many high profile acts including Joan Armatrading, 10cc’s Graham Gouldman, Cara Dillon, Hazel O’Connor, Jon Allen, Eleanor McEvoy, Amy Wadge, Ben’s Brother, Ralph McTell, Squeeze’s Chris Difford and Ade Edmondson.
BBC 6 Music’s Tom Robinson described the music as “Gorgeous”. Tim Carroll of Folkwords magazine described Tinderbox as “highly accomplished – spectacularly inventive; intensely emotive” and BBC South’s Roger Day branded them “an early Fairport Convention”.
With a fast growing reputation amongst the UK folk and acoustic scene Tinderbox are an act to look out for.
Tinderbox appeared in 2015