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Bring the luck of the Irish to your event with one of our incredible Irish bands in London. Sure to get your guests up on their feet, an authentic Irish band can bring traditional yet fun entertainment covering folk and modern music whilst you dance the night away, perfect for birthdays, weddings, corporate functions and celebrations.

Hire an Irish band and they will provide all the necessary, PAT tested equipment as well as accommodate song requests all as a part of your price. Starting from £450 per performance, you can browse our selection with live availability and pricing to book your band instantly with Poptop Booking Protection.

Irish bands in London

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9 Irish bands local to you now.

Traditional Irish Band 'Wraggle Taggle'
5( 21 reviews )
• 31 bookings

Traditional Irish Band 'Wraggle Taggle'

Wraggle Taggle are a professional award-winning and talented band traditional Irish band with many years of experience.

from £735 / per event
Colourful Instrumental Violin & Guitar Duo Sandra and Paul
5( 1 review )
• 1 booking

Colourful Instrumental Violin & Guitar Duo Sandra and Paul

With the violin and guitar, we cover many styles from traditional Irish folk to contemporary pop music. Our sound can be engaging background music or a full dancing party.

from £550 / per event
'Newick Folk' Bring a Brilliant Mixture of Genres
4.83( 12 reviews )
• 13 bookings

'Newick Folk' Bring a Brilliant Mixture of Genres

We bring you a brilliant mixture of genres and unique music that you and yoru guests can get up and dance to!

from £550 / per event
Highly Skilled Ceilidh Band & Caller 'Over The Moon'
5( 2 reviews )
• 2 bookings

Highly Skilled Ceilidh Band & Caller 'Over The Moon'

We are a highly skilled and tight ceilidh band of 3 musicians plus an expert caller who have been working together for 20 years plus.

from £650 / per event
'Dicey Riley' Irish & Country music by Father & Son Duo
1 booking

'Dicey Riley' Irish & Country music by Father & Son Duo

Dicey Riley will leave you clapping, foot tapping, smiling and singing for more. We love nothing more than making people smile and enjoy themselves!

from £600 / per event
Irish Music Band 'Wee Bag Band'
🎉 New to Poptop

Irish Music Band 'Wee Bag Band'

The Wee Bag Band's raison d'être is to bring mad, bad, trad, popular and contemporary diddly, diddly Irish / Celtic with a hint of Country and Blue Grass music and song to you!

from £850 / per event
Dancing Feet Perfoming Folk Style Background Music
5( 6 reviews )
• 27 bookings

Dancing Feet Perfoming Folk Style Background Music

Two multi-instrumentalists offering a dynamic and varied performance of Scottish and Irish folk music and song, with a few extras thrown in!

from £460 / per event

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'Blag's' Feisty Mix of Groovesome Irish Folk Rock & World Music

5( 36 reviews )
• 84 bookings

We play a huge range of Celtic music from traditional jigs and reels, to contemporary Irish folk and rock, such as songs by Van Morrison, Ed Sheeran, Eagle-Eyed Cherry, Orthodox Celts, Paul Weller, The Pogues, The Waterboys, Thin Lizzy, and many others. We also play an eclectic mix of music from around the world, including gypsy and Latin jazz. We have performed on both TV and radio, including being featured in 'Loose Ends' on Radio 4.

About supplier

Our group has over 25 years of experience performing in the the UK and at festivals internationally. Our aim is to get everyone dancing and hope everyone at your event has an amazing time. Our whole group loves performing together and our energy really shows on stage!

from £660 / per event
'Blag's' Feisty Mix of Groovesome Irish Folk Rock & World Music

How our musicians work


Discuss setlist in advance


Provide all necessary equipment


Set up & soundcheck before the event

Reviews for Irish bands in London

Read verified reviews from real clients, who booked with Poptop in London

Carla C
• 27 June 2023

Booked with Poptop

From the moment of booking the band made the whole process so easy! They were easily contactable and quick to respond. The songs were amazing and had all of the guests enjoying a good dance and singa…
Helen P
• 03 July 2021

Booked with Poptop

We had a Glastonbury-like home garden festival with family and friends. We booked Shenanigans for some live entertainment in the early evening - the description of simple Irish folk music with plent…
• 27 July 2019

Booked with Poptop

These guys were fabulous. Really helped to make our day special. Lots of compliments from our guests. They played songs at our wedding ceremony at leatherhead registry office and then came back to ou…
Derek D
• 30 July 2022

Booked with Poptop

Absolutely fantastic band . We had these booked for our wedding in Newcastle on 30th July 2022. Music was rocking all night and they had EVERYONE up dancing . The music was upbeat the band members (…
Nan C
• 24 June 2023

Booked with Poptop

Great night, everyone enjoyed the music and banter. Dave was easy to talk too for the group. Would have them again. Music was a good mix of Irish music.
Anya B
• 22 October 2021

Booked with Poptop

The Shenanigans were excellent! They were so helpful and friendly when I was booking and their set was fantastic. They asked for requests and played all our Irish favourites. They were extremely pro…

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an Irish band in London cost?

Getting an Irish band in London for hire will cost you about £460 to £595 for an event. However, this is not a standard price because it varies from supplier to supplier. Booking an Irish band for your event on Poptop will cost you about £400 to £555. The total price is determined by the duration of the performance, travel costs, and other additional service prices. You will get an instant quote when you fill in your event details on Poptop, including your event location and date.

What is an Irish band?

Irish bands are professional bands that perform Irish folk music, a popular genre of music that started in Ireland. They offer a wide range of Irish songs ranging from traditional Irish songs to contemporary folk songs. Irish bands in London play traditional and genuine Irish music on all occasions to create a vibrant and enjoyable atmosphere. The most common Irish band lineup is a 4-piece band. However, the number can vary. You can trust them to create a memorable environment for you with classic Irish jigs at your upcoming event.

Where can I hire an Irish wedding band in London?

Poptop is a reliable booking service that allows you to conveniently hire Irish band in London. All you have to do is fill in your event details, including the event location and date, on Poptop’s website to discover the Irish bands available for immediate booking and you will get an instant quote. You will be required to pay a deposit to secure your booking. However, we won't charge your card until our supplier accepts your booking. To complete the booking process, your supplier will give you a call to discuss your event in detail.

What is the duration of the performance?

In most cases, an Irish band in London performs two 60-minute sets with 30 minutes break. Irish bands’ performances can range from 2-3 hours. However, this duration isn't fixed for all Irish bands. Our suppliers offer flexible time, so they will always be willing to extend the performance to your preferences. The availability of every band is on their profile page on the website, so you can check which best suit your preference. Please, feel free to discuss your preferred performance duration with your musicians.