Dervish is a traditional Irish music group from County Sligo, Ireland, formed in 1989 by Liam Kelly, Shane Mitchell, Martin McGinley, Brian McDonagh and Michael Holmes.
The rhythm section, made up of three players playing mandolin and guitars, serves as the canvas upon which the fiddle, wind and accordion players join in on jigs, ballads and traditional tunes.
The band plays at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at The Conway Muse, 18444 Main St., Conway; and at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the Mission Folk Music Festival at the Fraser River Heritage Park in Mission, B.C.
Details for the Conway show: 360-420-4569, theconwaymuse.com.
Details for the performance in Mission: missionfolkmusicfestival.ca.