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Shenanigans Irish Music Duo
(37)

Irish Music Duo 3X40 Minutes

Verified bookings: 71
Shenanigans Irish Music Duo, consist of Alan playing the Guitar and providing the vocals plus Steve on the fiddle. We are both accomplished musicians and provide a lively and varied evening of Traditional Irish Music ie Songs Jigs and Reels. Book Shenanigans you wont regret it. Below is a recommendation from a satisfied customer. Shenanigans, Alan and Steve were fantastic. Everyone at our party thoroughly enjoyed their outstanding performance. They are excellent musicians and Alan has a super voice for Irish songs, both soft and strong. Steve's fiddle playing was superb and complemented Alan's voice and guitar. They were happy to play requests from the audience and had a great interaction with the audience. We would definitely book them again as would most of the people present. As someone who goes to a lot of live music events I was really impressed. Book Shenanigans for a great night of entertainment, we all had a wonderful evening, thank you again Alan and Steve! Another satisfied customer below. "Our event was brilliant and I just wanted to let you know that the musicians “Shenanigans Irish Music Duo” were absolutely fantastic. The music was spot on – and they had everyone singing along with them. Everyone loved them and I would certainly book them again for any future functions."
From: £425 per event
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Newick Folk
(10)

5 piece Folk Band playing the music of these Islands

Verified bookings: 6
"We are a Local Sussex Folk Band with a repertoire to suit many events particularly those where there is a wide age range like weddings and significant birthday parties. We mix traditional tunes with not-so-traditional songs to deliver an entertaining performance. What do we play? Repertoire is mainly Irish, Scottish and English Tunes and songs by the Pogues, Steve Earle, The Wolf Tones, the Dubliners plus a few old favourites like Lily the Pink, My Old Man’s a Dustman, Rave On /Bye Bye Love and Folsom Prison Blues and maybe even the odd jazz standard. Some of our current favourites include Ashokan Farewell Streets of New York Irish Rover Neil Gow’s Lament Galway Girl White Cockade Durham Rangers Caledonia Lish Young Buy-a-Broom Parnell’s March Come by the Hills Leaving of Liverpool Lark in the Clear Air CarrickFergus Wild Rover Lark in the Morning McFarlane of the Sprotts Fiddlers Green Hardiman the fiddler Galway Shawl Munster Cloak Foxhunters Jig Grey funnel Line The Parting Glass Our line up includes vocal/mandolin/guitar (Alan), whistles/oboe (Martin), double bass (Karn), keyboard (“Professor” Roland Batty), violin (Rhiannon) We can perform as a trio, four piece or five piece with or with out caller so as to accommodate different budgets or musical / venue requirements. We can perform as a Trio, Four piece or Five piece band. Price includes for full band plus PA. Package includes for 2 x 1 hour sets We don't go in for fancy riders, but a couple of drinks and something to eat are always appreciated. Best wishes let me know if you need any further information Alan"
From: £500 per event
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BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown
(43)

BLACK VELVET BAND IRISH DUO OR TRIO

Verified bookings: 43
The smallest unit available is a duo comprising two musicians (guitar/vocals and fiddle) to perform either 3 x 40 min or 2 x 60 min sets of Irish songs and tunes in a 3 hour period. An additional accordion player is available for larger events . This increases the price by £195.00. The price is based on the band arriving 1 hour before the 1st set is due to start. It takes 30 mins to set up the band's PA system. Background music will be played through the PA system for 30 mins before the 1st set and between the 1st and 2nd sets. Here are some recent reviews of the Irish band in action:- Irish Night to celebrate St Patrick’s Day – Lawrence Weston Social Club – March 16th 2019 Well what can I say? Johnny and Jase are a great duo! They performed a super mix of Irish songs and tunes and had people up dancing all night. Would highly recommend. Karl Baxter Black Velvet Band Irish Duo – St Patrick’s Day at Westbury Conservative Club – March 17th 2019 What a great way to celebrate St Patrick’s day at our Cons club! The performance went amazingly well! The dance floor was full on a SUNDAY AFTERNOON?? I put that down to the guys who played songs and tunes with such an exciting beat that you just couldn’t stay still. The whole afternoon was huge fun. I highly recommend the band. Stephen Jones Black Velvet Band Irish Duo – Irish Joe’s 30th Birthday Party – May 2018 "Mike and Aidan played at my brothers birthday and completely made our night. The music was excellent and the guys were very professional. We can’t rate the band highly enough." Martin Duffy Black Velvet Band Irish Trio at The Royal Oak – St Pat’s 2018 "Many thanks to Black Velvet Band for a fine dose of the "craic" for St Pats! What a grand performance - everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Great singing combined with jigs and reels to get everyone dancing. We can't wait to have you back again!" Peter Fisher
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Newick Folk
(10)

Ceilidh Trio plus Caller

Verified bookings: 6
"We are a Local Sussex Folk Band with a repertoire to suit many events particularly those where there is a wide age range like weddings and significant birthday parties. We mix traditional tunes with not-so-traditional songs to deliver an entertaining performance. We can provide a caller and PA system for dances if required. What do we play? Repertoire is mainly Irish, Scottish and English Tunes and songs by the Pogues, Steve Earle, The Wolf Tones, the Dubliners plus a few old favourites like Lily the Pink, My Old Man’s a Dustman, Rave On /Bye Bye Love and Folsom Prison Blues and maybe even the odd jazz standard. Our Trio line up includes vocal/mandolin/guitar (Alan), whistles/oboe (Martin), double bass (Karn), with caller. We will be able to supply you full PA plus caller ready to deliver 2 x 1 hour dance sets plus a few tunes and songs. Most of our repertoire is Irish or Scottish Tunes Typical Dances with their tunes include Hello Haste to the wed/Irish Washerwoman Clopton Bridge Harvest Home/Alexander's hornpipe Circle Waltz Planxty Fanny Power / Planxty Irwin Bridge of Athlone Dingle Regatta Train and Tunnel Ballydesmond Polka/ John Ryan Polka Cumberland Square My love she's but a lassie yet /Atholl Highlanders Circassian Circle Mucking of Geordies Byre/Lanigan's Ball Snow Ball Bedbreaker Cheltenham Flyer Ships in Full Sail/Rakes of Kildare Dashing White Sergeant Gay Gordons Strip the Willow etc W We don't go in for fancy riders, but a couple of drinks and something to eat are always appreciated. Can you let us know if the dancers are beginners or experienced - it helps with the repertoire let me know if you need any further information Alan"
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Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band
(18)

Wraggle Taggle Traditional Irish Band

Verified bookings: 16
Wraggle Taggle are a professional award-winning and talented band with many years of experience, all the musicians have been performing, touring and recording for many years. We are flexible enough as regards personnel, instrumentation and musical style to be able to tailor a band to your specific requirements. Award winning musicians Eugene Teevan (accordion), and Mick O'Connor (tenor banjo) form the "core" of the band with bandleader Mick Bailey (guitar/vocals). Add additional instruments below We will bring all necessary instruments and equipment and travel is included. All we need is a couple of normal 3 pin plug sockets and chairs without arms. As a guide I suggest two one hour sets or three 45min sets with short breaks, though my aim is really to fit in with your arrangements. I do bring an iPod to provide similar background music in the breaks. I have a wide selection of tracks available.
From: £470 per event
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Ramona - Duo With Female & Male Vocals - 2 Hours

RAMONA is a duo playing and singing for, not only CEILIDHS but all kinds of events specialising in Irish, Scottish and Americana playing both traditional and contemporary tunes and songs. So, if you don't want to dance you can listen to Ramona's beautiful voice with Martin adding backing vocals and occasionally taking the lead himself. But it's really all about RAMONA! She's the best!! Suitable For All Ages And Every Occasion WITH THE EMPHASIS ON ENTERTAINMENT!!! Whether it’s Irish (St.Patrick’s), Scottish (Burns Night/St. Andrew’s) or Americana we offer a full evening’s entertainment of music for dancing or songs for listening or a mixture of both. Ramona Egle leads the music and Martin Young plays Guitar and is the Caller to teach you the dances.
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Blag
(23)

Celtic and Irish Folk Rock Trio - 2 X 50 Minutes

Verified bookings: 50
Thanks so much for your enquiry. We would be delighted to play for your event. We play all sorts of celtic music from traditional jigs and reels, to contemporary Irish folk rock and many other styles of music from around the world, such as songs by Van Morrison / Ed Sheeran / Eagle Eyed Cherry / Paul Weller / The Pogues / The Waterboys / Thin Lizzy and many others. We can also play gypsy jazz and latin jazz if clients also like those styles. We have our own lighting and sound system which you are welcome to use to play your own music around our live set. We arrive one hour before our performance to set up our instruments, PA system and lighting. We then play two 50 minute sets with a short interval. Please do look at our reviews, as they give a good idea of our performance. We look forward to hearing from you. With best wishes David Morgan BLAG
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15 Irish bands in Colchester to request a quote from

Are you looking for an Irish band in Colchester, Essex? Our catalogue includes 15 acts available for hire in Colchester. Among our top requested categories this month: wedding bands in London, jazz bands in London, string quartets in London, swing bands in London, DJ Hire London London, wedding venues in London., wedding bands in Manchester, DJ hire in Manchester.

The Blarney Rovers Irish band

The Blarney Rovers

Available in Colchester from £350
2 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

Recent review: we had a fabulous evening and can’t thank the duo enough would definitely book them again

Waxies Dargle Irish band

Waxies Dargle

Available in Colchester from ££600

About: Waxies Dargle were formed in 2011, they are a collection of six great musicians with a passion for music and in particular Irish music focusing mostly on The Pogues. The line up uses authentic instr…

Blag Irish band

Blag

Available in Colchester from £650
50 Verified bookings
23 Reviews:

Recent review: Exceptionally professional and accommodating, we all enjoyed the music and the atmosphere it generated. Will definitely use again and highly recommend.

Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band Irish band

Wraggle Taggle Ceilidh Band

Available in Colchester from £450
16 Verified bookings
18 Reviews:

Recent review: Mick and the band were absolutely brilliant from start to finish. When they arrived they had to make do with a slightly smaller area than originally expected but there were no complaints and they just got on with it and put on a brilliant performance, everyone who attended the party commented that the band really made it a great night!

Sound With Us Irish band

Sound With Us

Available in Colchester from £700
18 Verified bookings
22 Reviews:

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Spring Heeled Jacks Irish band

Spring Heeled Jacks

Available in Colchester from £enquire
17 Verified bookings
9 Reviews:

Recent review: "As a band playing Irish music they were good, unfortunately we didn't get what I asked for. As I said to you most of the people attending would not be Irish so I wanted a band that could play well known songs and would engage their audience.. I'm afraid there was no interaction with their audience all night they just played their music without speaking apart from saying welcome to St Patrick's night at the start. I come from an Irish family and I know most of the Irish numbers but there was nothing I could participate in all night apart from the Irish Rover which was sung in the style of the Pogues which no one could sing along with. At the end of the night they just said that's it and finished. I'm afraid I got a bit of stick from some of my committee after it was over as they had complaints from people. Sorry to negative"

Absolute Irish band

Absolute

Available in Colchester from £1250
6 Verified bookings
3 Reviews:

Recent review: Absolute were fantastic! Their professionalism made everything incredibly easy for us. They made the day extra special learning secret songs to surprise my bride and their Irish set was simply brilliant. The whole wedding loved them. I couldn't recommend them enough. 10/10

The Whistler & The Piper Irish band

The Whistler & The Piper

Available in Colchester from £150.00
1 Reviews:

About: The Whistler and Piper are Tad Sargent and Dominic Henderson who have formed a new duo to showcase the traditional Irish music that they have grown up playing and spent their career refining. Capturi…

Sally Wragg Irish band

Sally Wragg

Available in Colchester from £400
1 Verified bookings

About: Leave your guests amazed as Sally Irish dances and plays Celtic fiddle music at the same time! Sally is trained to the highest level in both of her skills and has over 10 years of experience entertai…

Ceili Max Irish band

Ceili Max

Available in Colchester from £670.00
2 Reviews:

About: WE ARE CÉILÍ MAX London based Ceílí Max is a group of the most talented and vibrant young musicians from the London area and is available to play Irish and Scottish traditional music for any event…

Bowstring Irish band

Bowstring

Available in Colchester from £400

About: Bowstring are up there with the best bringing together some of the most skilled and experienced performers in their field. As a band they have been together since 2007. Individually, the band member…

David Carril Irish band

David Carril

Available in Colchester from £150

About: Very good multi instrumentalist bagpiper (Scottish bagpipes, Galician bagpipes, tambourines, Irish whistles) Expert in weddings and other social events. Being born in a Celtic Spanish nation as Gali…

Josie - Electric & Acoustic Fiddle (Violin), Flute: Rock, Pop, Folk, Irish & more Irish band

Josie - Electric & Acoustic Fiddle (Violin), Flute: Rock, Pop, Folk, Irish & more

Available in Colchester from £enquire
14 Verified bookings
23 Reviews:

Recent review: """We decided to have Josie entertain our guests with her fiddle for our annual Burns Night celebration. Her attention to detail was impressive regarding the music selection, timings of the performance and interaction with our speaker, and despite the venue's restrictions, Josie played a brilliant set of Scottish folk music. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend her and would indeed employ her again for another event if required."

BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown Irish band

BLACK VELVET BAND - Ceilidh, Irish & Hoedown

Available in Colchester from £350.00
43 Verified bookings
43 Reviews:

Recent review: "The Black Velvet Dance Band were very good musicians, but there was only two of them who turned up and I was led to believe there would be three ? So it was more of a ""duo"". I was told to expect them at 6:30pm to set up and play background music but they were late and we all got a bit concerned, including the caller. Their own sound system was okay but I think it was a combination of really bad acoustics the sports hall makes as well with a lot of echoing. The lady caller was nice enough but she looked a bit tense and I wasn't sure if she actually enjoyed herself ! Fortunately, those attending the event seemed to enjoy themselves and it's always great to see people from young boys to grandparents getting up and having a dance. Considering the band cost £500 in total, I don't think I will be doing it this way again and would rather find out more about a band through word of mouth."

Stomping Boondocks Irish band

Stomping Boondocks

Available in Colchester from £600
34 Verified bookings
13 Reviews:

Recent review: What an amazing time we had dancing to the Stomping Boondocks. They guys were great from start to finish and made sure the party will be one everyone remembers. Communication from start to finish was excellent and I highly recommend these guys should you want to get your guests up on the floor.

Boondock Irish band

Boondock

Available in Colchester from £400
4 Reviews:

About: We play Irish, English, Cornish, Scottish, Russian, Klezmer and other traditional folk music. We have a wide repertoire of songs in all of these styles. Whether you want a short relaxed acoustic set …

Paddicraic The Irish Band Irish band

Paddicraic The Irish Band

Available in Colchester from £450
19 Verified bookings
8 Reviews:

Recent review: "Thankyou Paddicraic for coming to The Kings Arms in Shap. What a fantastic night everybody had. And you couldn't meet a nicer band. I would definitely recommend this tremendous band. They will be back!!!!"

Behan's Footsteps Irish band

Behan's Footsteps

Available in Colchester from £400.00

About: Behan's footsteps are a pair of brothers based in west Yorkshire who specialise in Celtic folk music. They generally work as a violin and accordion duo but also with one of them able to swap to guita…


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