the four members of rum ragged pose for a picture with their instruments - they are outside in a rugged landscape

Rum Ragged

October 14, 2023 | Polsky Theatre

Past Event

With a reverence for their roots combined with a creative, contemporary edge, Rum Ragged has quickly become known as the finest performers of their great living musical tradition.

Rum Ragged takes a bold approach to the distinct folk music of their home, the Eastern Canadian island of Newfoundland. Boasting bouzouki, fiddle, bodhran, banjo, guitar and button accordion, these new champions of East Coast music enliven and enlighten audiences with their signature brand of Newfoundland folk.

Always honest, thought-provoking and often humorous, it’s Rum Ragged’s live show that makes them a fast favorite to any audience. With a combination of striking vocal harmonies, staggering musicianship and captivating storytelling, they know just what it takes to deliver an experience concertgoers won't soon forget.