Irish band Jiggy just entered the World Music Charts and have taken the internet by storm with their new video Silent Place celebrating the global togetherness of dance. Formed in 2014 by percussionist Robbie Harris, Jiggy have grown into a phenomenal eight-piece live outfit.
Jiggy released their new video on Thursday the 14th of September and to date, it has clocked up more than 12 million views and over 270,000 unique shares online. This has introduced the band to a brand new audience worldwide and their debut album Translate is currently at number 1 in the Irish world music charts and number 2 in United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom (read our album review here). Watch the video below and for anyone wondering, the tune is a Breton gavotte…played by an Irish fiddle player of course – Daire Bracken
The Late Late Show has invited Jiggy to perform this Friday and audiences can expect a thrilling live version of their viral hit Silent Place.
Jiggy’s fusion of Irish traditional music, world rhythms, and cutting-edge dance grooves have proved a massive hit with festival audiences throughout the country.
Find them here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/jiggy.ie/