Since Firkin was founded by the crazy flutist PJ in 2008, the band has played more than 400 concerts in 14 countries – Canada, France, UK, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine and in their home country Hungary.
Within 7 years Firkin has become one of the best live bands and headliners of major festivals and prestigious venues.
Their 1st album entitled Firkinful Of Beer (May, 2009) has become golden album within a year and the title song was listed on a compilation album of the world’s best folk bands. (Almost St. Patrick’s Day, Reedo Records, 2009, Germany).
At the same time Firkinful Of Beer got nominated for the Hungarian Grammy Award, Fonogram 2010, which was followed by two further nominations: Hungarian Grammy 2013 with their 3rd album Igyunk Pálinkát! and Hungarian Grammy 2014 with their 4th album Keep On Firkin.
The now five-time Fonogram nominee Firkin is to invade and headline a great many recognized festivals – Summer Breeze (GER), RockHarz (GER), Czad Festiwal (PL) among others – in the framework of Into The Night Tour, starting with a mini-tour in Hungary, Austria, Switzerland and Italy in March.