The Night Before (Nicky McConkey – fiddle, Alan Brunier – accordion, Adam Griffin – guitar) are a UK-based 3-piece contra band who play an exciting range of energetic and fun tunes.

Inspired by an eclectic range of folk music from North America and Europe, their high-energy, enthusiastic sound has got people dancing at folk dances and festivals up and down the country since 2012. Their love of folk dancing brings out the best in the tunes they love to play.