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18 Craicin' Irish Bands & Musicians for St Patrick's Day

This list is a carefully curated selection of Irish bands and musicians from our Irish & Celtic acts. Take a look at some of the great live Irish music you can hire for your St Patrick's Day party

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This collection is composed of Irish bands and musicians performing Irish and Celtic music. Song selections also include interpretations of modern songs in a Celtic style. These jigs and reels are ideal for both listening and dancing on your St Patrick's Day event.

Tom Dahill and Ginny Johnson | 2 Piece Band | Minnesota | Irish - Celtic

Tom Dahill and Ginny Johnson

Tom Dahill & Ginny Johnson is an acoustic Irish folk duo. Performing Irish Traditional Dance Music and Irish / Celtic Songs, Jigs, Reels and Hornpipes ...
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My Tin Monkey | 3 Piece Band | Monmouthshire | Irish

My Tin Monkey

My Tin Monkey is an entertaining 3 piece band with guitar, vocals, violin and percussion / cajon / drums, playing a mixture of pop, Irish, Celtic, folk ...
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The Mann Island Ramblers (Irish - Pop Trio) | 3 Piece Band | Merseyside

The Mann Island Ramblers

The Mann Island Ramblers. 3 piece band playing a mix of music Irish / country / pop / rocknroll. Lots of sing-alongs. Available for pubs or private events ...
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Enda McCabe | Solo Musician, Singer - 3 Piece Band | Galway | Folk - Irish

Enda McCabe

Enda McCabe is an experienced performer, who sings a mixture of folk, traditional Irish language songs and traditional and original songs in English ...
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Kindred Spirit Duo | 2 Piece Band | London | Irish

Kindred Spirit

Guitar/violin duo female singer-guitarist and dynamic violinist. Their repertoire covers Irish folk, country songs and well-known rock, pop and soul ...
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Irish Fiddle (Violinist), Flute & Whistle | Surrey | Irish & Contemporary

Josie – Rock, Pop, Irish / Celtic – Fiddle (Violinist), Whistle, Flute

Stunning instrumental versions of Irish & contemporary songs to pro backing tracks. 5 String Fiddle, Effects, Bose PA systems. Irish, Rock, Country, Pop ...
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George Humphries | Solo Musician, Singer | Waterford | Country

George Humphries

Country & Irish singer and guitarist with 20 years experience. Plays live music for his original sound keeping his family tradition, keeping it country ...
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Tweed in Bourbon | 3 - 4 Piece Band | Dorset | Ceilidh

Tweed in Bourbon

Everything we do, we believe in creating memories. Our musical genres range from long-established Irish, Scottish & English Folk music, and Ceilidh tunes ...
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Newick Folk | 3 - 5 Piece Folk Band | East Sussex | Ceilidh - Irish - Scottish

Newick Folk

Quirky folk band that delivers a mixture of traditional Ceilidh, Irish & Scottish Tunes. If you think we would suit we would be delighted to play for you ...
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Black Velvet (Irish Music) | 2 - 6 Piece Band | Cornwall | Irish - Celtic

Black Velvet

Black Velvet are a traditional Irish band (2 to 6 piece). The band plays a lively mix of Irish Music, with some sing along, Cornish and jokes mixed in ...
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Duo AccorVio | 2 Piece Band | London | Classical

Duo AccorVio

Duo AccorVio are a Piano Accordion & Violin Duo performing classical, Irish, Celtic and traditional music for weddings, civil partnerships, parties ...
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Irish Traditional Music | 2 Piece Band | Kildare | Irish - Celtic

Irish Traditional Music

Take advantage of the perfect opportunity to add some unique Irish tradition and create a wonderful atmosphere at your wedding celebrations ...
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Treebeard (Irish/Celtic Folk-Rock Band) | Solo to 6 Piece | South Yorkshire


Treebeard have been a popular attraction on the pub, festival & beer festival circuit for many years now. The band play lively Irish/Celtic folk-rock ...
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Chris Knowles (Celtic Harpist / Harp Flute Duo) Gwynedd | Folk - Medieval

Chris Knowles

Professional Celtic harpist. Specialist in traditional Celtic music; Irish, Scottish, Welsh. Large repertoire of popular and medieval/early music ...
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Hounds of the Sea (Folk Band) | Carmarthenshire | Folk - Irish - Celtic

Hounds of the Sea

Hounds of the Sea are a leading Irish / Celtic Band. As a Professional 4 / 5 piece made up of four session musicians from the TV / Recording Industry ...
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Hooper & O'Toole (2/3 Piece Acoustic Irish Band) | Sydney

Hooper & O’Toole

Performing as an acoustic Irish music duo for over 10 years. They perform over 6 hours of your favourite songs as well as 2 hours of ripper fiddle session ...
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Archie Doyle Bagpiper Dublin | Solo Musician Without Vocals | Dublin | Irish - Celtic

Archie Doyle Bagpiper

Performing Irish & Scottish tunes, some modern, and happy to learn a song of your choice. Professional Bagpiper happy to cover any occasion Burns Night ...
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Mandolin Monday (Folk - Irish) 4 - 6 Piece Band - Buckinghamshire - Folk

Mandolin Monday

A 4 - 6 piece Folk, Rock, Irish and Country band. Playing a whole wide range of music, from haunting Irish whistle tunes through to more modern songs ...
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Why hire an Irish band or musician?

Back to the roots: Perfect for creating a traditional atmosphere with an Irish or Celtic feel.

Themed events: Events like St Patrick's Day are perfect reasons to hire live Irish music. Not only it suits the theme, but also helps to create a lively mood. For example, including the famous Irish jigs and reels for a high paced party.

Great variety: You may need your band to play only a few Irish songs in a mixed style performance. Just let us know about the music styles you prefer. Most musicians are very experienced in providing this type of entertainment.

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