Christchurch-based “MOLLY’S REMEDY” are vibrant and soulful.
They mix folk, country and Irish traditional music performing original songs and re-arrangements in an energetic yet sensitive way. Since forming two years ago, “Molly’s Remedy” has performed at the CBS Arena, Ingham Lazy Sundays, Greymouth Waitangi Picnic, House Concerts, Folk Clubs and Festivals around the country. Their musical influences include Dixie Chicks, Bonnie Raitt and James Taylor.
HELEN FAHY (vocals and fiddle) from Galway, is a qualified speech and drama teacher. Before moving to NZ, she regularly played with some of the top trad and country bands in Ireland.
MONICA MILLAR (vocals) from Christchurch, has a strong family connection with Antrim. She co-wrote and produced “His Love”, a finalist in the NZ Music Awards. A career highlight was singing with Stevie Wonder at the CBS Arena.
MARY DUNNE (vocals, guitars, bouzouki, ukulele) from Donegal, is an award-winning songwriter. Her first solo album “Coolatee” was recorded in Tokyo and resulted in a Japan, UK and Ireland tour. Mary’s second solo album “Over the Water”, recorded in NZ, was produced by Davy Stuart.
“Molly’s Remedy are fabulous and Mary’s songwriting is top drawer” - Graham Wardrop
“I loved your crazy songs as much as your poignant ones. You Irish gals sure know how to channel the craic and plumb the emotional depths. All power to you” - Rosa Shiels
“The ultimate gathering around the fire with you Mollies radiating your warmth, vitality and exquisite musicianship throughout an enthralled audience” - Eileen’s Kitchen venue
Helen, Monica and Mary together create something really special. Three strong personalities singing from the heart in a perfect blend of harmony, honesty and humour.