Firkin

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Firkin – crazy energy

Since Firkin was founded by the crazy flutist PJ in 2008, the band has played over 700 concerts in 17 countries – CAN, FR, UK, CH, ES, NL, BE, DE, IT, AT, CZ, PL, SK, SRB, RO, UA, HU. Within 12 years Firkin has become one of the best live bands and headliners of major festivals and prestigious venues (Wacken Open Air, Sziget Festival, Montreux Jazz Festival, Rockharz, Summer Breeze).

2009 Their 1st album entitled Firkinful Of Beer (Universal Music) has become golden album within a year and the title song was listed on a compilation album of the world's best folk bands. (Almost St. Patrick’s Day, Reedo Records, 2009, DE).

2010 Firkinful Of Beer was nominated for Hungarian Grammy Award (Fonogram) followed by four further nominations (2013 - WHUP!, 2014 - Igyunk Pálinkát, 2016 - Finger In The Pie - winner!, 2017 - Start Again)

2011 With their song entitled Lord Of The Dance, Firkin ruled Celtic Radio Charts for 4 consecutive months in Canada and Germany that was followed up with a 5-stage Canadian tour and several headliner shows all across Europe.

2012 Firkin recorded their 1st live DVD entitled Keep On Firkin, which gave the green light to recognized international tour booking agencies – Extratours Konzertbüro (GER, CH) and KS Booking & Promotion (CZ, UA).

2013 Firkin composed a unique semi-theatrical performance entitled Jumpin’ John at Palace of Arts (Müpa Budapest - Hungary's best known cultural institution) Accompanied by illustrious guest musicians, Firkin produced a sold-out night.

2014 Firkin released their 5th LP album entitled Finger in the Pie, which received praising reviews by acknowledged international bloggers and magazines. Firkin’s live energy rocked two major festivals as well: Wacken W:O:A 2014 (DE), for the first time and Sziget 2014 (HU) for the fourth consecutive year.

2015 Firkin was mentioned among the very bests on international toplists: UK – Modern Rock Top 20; Germany – 3rd best Celtic Punk Rock album; Ireland – 2nd best Celtic Punk album; USA - The World's Leading Songwriting Competition – Top 10, Finalist (category: Rock/Alternative).
The band was honoured to play with Flogging Molly, one of the greatest band of the Celtic punk rock genre.
Hungarian National Music TV broadcast Firkin’s 7th birthday concert @ Akvárium Klub, Budapest.

2016 Firkin celebrated NYE at the legendary Dublin Castle, London where Madness, Blur and Amy Winehouse used to play.
After winning Hungarian Grammy Awards (Fonogram 2016) ​with the album Finger In The Pie, Firkin was nominated ​for Independent Music Awards (​USA​) in the category of Rock/Hard Rock Album!​
​Firkin’s latest hit ‘Focimese’ became the official song of the Hungarian football team at UEFA EURO 2016 and the compilation album (Bon Voyage, June 2016​)​ featuring Focimese has recently become platinum!​

2017 The now five-time Fonogram nominee headlined numerous festivals all across Europe and invaded the main stages of major festivals like Summer Breeze (GER), Rockharz (GER), Czad Festiwal (PL), Sziget Festival (HU) in the framework of Into The Night Tour.

For 2018, the band is preparing with a new LP followed by a European spring tour and a crazy summer season with a plethora of energetic live shows.
Discography

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2020 - Pump Jump Records (SINGLE)
We Are The Ones
2018 - Pump Jump Records (LP)
Into The Night (SINGLE)
2017 - Pump Jump Records
Start Again (SINGLE)
2016 - Pump Jump Records
Revox (EP)
2015 - Pump Jump Records
Finger in the Pie (LP)
2014 - Pump Jump Records
Licensed to Soulfood Music Distribution GmbH for Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Keep on Firkin (LIVE DVD & LP)
2012-2013 - Pump Jump Records
Igyunk pálinkát! (LP) – Hungarian
2012 - Pump Jump Records
WHUP! (LP)
2010 - Pump Jump Records
Firkinful of Beer (LP)
2009 - Universal Music / Pump Jump Records
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Albums

2705685 Firkin - Firkinful Of Beer album art Firkin Firkinful Of Beer (Album) Pump Jump Records 2705685 Hungary 2009 Sell This Version
none Firkin - Whup! album art Firkin Whup!(CD, Album) Pump Jump Records none Hungary 2010 Sell This Version
none Firkin - Igyunk Pálinkát! album art Firkin Igyunk Pálinkát!(CD, Album) Pump Jump Records none Hungary 2012 Sell This Version
PJR 201401 Firkin - Finger In The Pie album art Firkin Finger In The Pie(CD, Album) Pump Jump Records PJR 201401 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
PJR201801 Firkin - We Are The Ones album art Firkin We Are The Ones(CD, Album) Pump Jump Records PJR201801 Europe 2018 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

PJR201602 Firkin - Revox album art Firkin Revox(CD, EP) Pump Jump Records PJR201602 Hungary 2015 Sell This Version
PJR201701 Firkin - Into The Night album art Firkin Into The Night(CD, Single) Pump Jump Records PJR201701 Hungary 2017 Sell This Version

Compilations

none Firkin - Keep On Firkin Live album art Firkin Keep On Firkin Live(CD, Album, Comp) Not On Label none Hungary 2013 Sell This Version