Fatea Magazine - Band of the Year 2022

Latest release Tradition II - included in Folk Radio UK  Top 10 albums 2022

Ranagri is an award winning indie folk band with a unique blend of instruments that includes guitar, flutes, whistles, harp, piano, hammered dulcimer, bouzouki, bodhrán, orchestral percussion and voices. 'They create a sound that is both mesmerising and unforgettable' KLOF MAG

The band has recorded five studio albums to date, with their latest release, Tradition II receiving critical acclaim upon its release in July 2022. Folk Radio UK placed the album in their top 10 albums of 2022, cementing the band's status as one of the most exciting and innovative folk bands in the UK today.

Previous critically acclaimed albums, Playing For LuckFort of the Hare and The Great Irish Songbook (with pop legend Tony Christie), were recorded at the Grammy Award-winning Stockfisch Records label. The band's third album, Voices was recorded at Real World Studios and produced by Grammy-nominated producer Graeme Pleeth, and the album ‘Tradition' were released on GoatsKin Records.

Ranagri has established themselves as a standout act, drawing in crowds from around the world with their captivating live performances and exceptional musicianship. They have performed at some of the most prestigious venues & festivals across the UK and Europe, including Cambridge Folk Festival, Bloom festival (Dublin), Montelago  festival (Italy),Towersey Festival, a headline slot at Costa Festival Ibiza 2023, Birmingham Symphony Hall, The Union Chapel, Kings Place London along with regular tours of Scotland and Europe. Look out for Ranagri at CROPREDY, WICKHAM & SHREWSBURY festivals in 2024.

Louder Than War 'You're unlikely to hear anything more irresistible and more folky this year'.

RTÉ  ‘Echoes of Pentangle, Jethro Tull and new Celtic folk sounds cemented by strong contemporary songwriting’

Folk Radio UK  ‘Joyous and thoughtful, with a depth that repays careful listening in spades.
Makes for enthralling listening’ 



‘Luck is the aftermath of brilliance. Nothing short of Magnificent. The detective in the listener knows they have struck gold. 9/10’

Ian D Hall - Liverpool Sound and Vision

‘An album of tremendous class. The highest level of artistry permeates this release, both in terms of composition and musicianship’

David Pratt - Fatea Magazine

‘Luck has nothing to do with it, this sets a very high bar for the next twelve months’.

Mike Davies - Folking.com

‘Exceptional. 5*’

Allan Wilkinson - Northern Sky Magazine

‘Joyous and thoughtful, with a depth that repays careful listening in spades.

Makes for enthralling listening’

Johnny Whalley - Folk Radio UK 


'Every now and again the Folk music world needs a gentle kick up the backside and we should be eternally grateful that the four members of Ranagri have slipped into their best Doc Martins to do just that'.  

Beverley Folk Club

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'Band of the Year 2022’