Mama Martin

Formed in August 2014, The Mama Martin Band, have been developing a strong following, both online, and at their gigs throughout the country. Inspired by the early blues masters and more recent rock icons like Cream and ZZtop, they have melded together an array of musical styles, to create an energetic and melodic mix of pure rock and roll magic.
Front woman Andrea Martin holds the crowds with her unique brand of sass and vivaciousness that helped the band to victory, at the Radio Nova Battle Of The Bands 2014.
The funk rock styling’s of drummer and percussionist Alan Doyle glues Colm Rooneys solid and brilliant bass-lines to an awesome groove that gets many comparisons with Motown, Queen, Gov’t Mule and Head-hunters. Aidan Dempsey adds a special ingredient of jazz with his outstanding saxophone playing bringing the brass sound to a total new level
This band entertains and loves to play ,and play well, being firmly grounded in their life on the road, they guarantee a great night wherever they set up and play. They are set to release their highly anticipated debut e.p this year, and already have the calendar filling up with bookings from established festivals, like the annual International Rory Gallagher Festival, in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal ,Linton blues festival u.k. Monaghan Blues festival, Bike rallys, More uk dates to be confirmed and a European tour for 2017.