Corey actively performs with the groups listed below:

Poor Man's Gambit


Poor Man's Gambit is the musical collaboration of Corey Purcell (button accordion, cittern, guitar, vocals, bodhran, and dance), Joseph Carmichael (guitar, whistle, flute, and vocals), and Deirdre Lockman (fiddle and vocals). Steeped in the traditions of Irish, Scottish, and Americana folk music, Poor Man's Gambit is one of the hottest new trios on the East Coast.

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The Free Reeds

'The Free Reeds' is the musical collaboration of renowned piano accordionist Rob Curto, and acclaimed button box player Corey Purcell. These two seasoned musicians combine the strengths of their free reed instruments to create a truly unique performance experience, and incorporate a variety of influences to their musical repertoire including traditional music of Ireland, France, Sweden, and Canada, in addition to many original pieces. 


Lockman & Purcell

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