Còig is a Canadian folk music group from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The group consists of Darren McMullen on guitar, mandolin, mandola, banjo, bouzouki, whistles, flute and vocals; Rachel Davis on fiddle, viola and vocals; Jason Roach on piano and Chrissy Crowley on fiddle and viola.
The band, which that time included fiddler Colin Grant, released its debut album Five in 2014. The album, which included new arrangements and instrumentation of traditional music, won the award for Traditional Album of the Year at the 10th Canadian Folk Music Awards. They followed up in 2015 with Carols, an album of Christmas music.
Còig released the album Rove in 2017. It received nominations for Traditional Album of the Year at the 13th Canadian Folk Music Awards and Traditional Roots Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2018. That year the band performed at the East Coast Music Awards ceremony. Also that year fiddler Colin Grant left the group.
- "Re-Còig-nition for Cape Breton band". Cape Breton Post, February 6, 2018.
- "Cape Breton super group Còig in Western Maine to tour new CD 'Rove'". Daily Bulldog, September 10, 2017.
- "Cape Breton’s Coig mixes it up". The Georgia Straight, August 13, 2014.
- "Lennie Gallant, Còig among East Coast winners at folk music awards". Halifax Chronicle-Herald, November 30, 2014.
- "Còig wins Canadian Folk Music Award". SaltWire Network. Cape Breton Post, Nov 30, 2014
- "New Christmas music for the heart and soul". Halifax Chronicle-Herald, December 4, 2015.
- "Canadian Folk Music Awards Reveal 2017 Nominees". Exclaim!, September 21, 2017.
- "Juno Awards nominations offer a few surprises". Toronto Star, February 6, 2018.
- "East Coast Music Awards go to diverse group of artists". Cape Breton Post, Apr 27, 2017
- "Còig, Grant part ways". SaltWire Network, Cape Breton Post, Apr 02, 2015
- "PHOTOS: At halfway point, Celtic Colours still has lots in store". Chronicle Herald, Stephen Cooke, Oct 07 2018
- "Celtic Colours wraps up for another year". Cape Breton Post, Dan MacDonald, Oct 20, 2016
- Holly Gordon. "2018 East Coast Music Awards: the complete list of winners". CBC News, May 4, 2018