Jack Badcock and Ciaran Ryan are a pair of affable, young Edinburgh-based musicians making their way onto Scotland's folk music scene.
Jack Badcock (vocals and guitar), who hails from Co. Kilkenny in Ireland, made it to the 2014 final of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award and has become known for his fine voice and captivating interpretations of both old and new songs. On top of that he is a fine guitarist.
Ciaran Ryan (banjo, fiddle & mandolin), from Brechin in Scotland, is a young virtuoso on various string instruments. In 2006 he won the title of All Britain banjo champion for his age group - and when your hear him play it is not hard to understand why.
Jack and Ciaran met in december 2011 at Edinburgh's Sandy Bell's pub - famous for its traditional music sessions - and quickly formed a strong musical bond that pervades their music. They complement each other's playing styles brilliantly and create a wonderful musical experience, regardless of whether they play a melancholic love song or a blazing set of instrumental tunes.
Jack and Ciaran are also part of the exciting constellations Dallahanand Larsa.