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INTERCELTIC TRAD

The Last Aurochs is a gathering of celtic trad musicians from different backgrounds based in the Inner West, Sydney, Australia.

We play modern arrangements of traditional tunes from known and lesser known Celtic traditions such as Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain and Portugal, along with our own compositions and modern trad tunes.

Our name comes from the now extinct aurochs, the wild ancestor of domesticated cattle. The aurochs roamed most of Europe freely for centuries, until it was hunted to extinction. It represents the connections between different Celtic and non-Celtic peoples as they hunted, worshiped, painted, and carved the aurochs for millennia.

MEDIA

GIGS

Upcoming

St Albans Folk Festival

Three days of traditional and contemporary folk music in beautiful St. Albans, on the banks of the Hawkesbury.

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St Albans,

Irish Film Festival: Opening Night

The Irish Film Festival aims to provide a space to share on screen, stories from Irish the community, and provide a platform for Irish Filmmakers to share their work in Australia.

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Chauvel Cinema, 249 Oxford St
Paddington, NSW Australia
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CONTACT US

Send us a message if you’d like to get in touch about a gig, festival, or event.

Email

thelastaurochsband@gmail.com

We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land, the Cadigal and Wangal people, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We would also like to acknowledge all Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we are fortunate enough to live, perform and compose our music.