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Explore Amazing Irish Bands In Manchester

One thing about the Irish - they know how to party. Guaranteed to get your guests dancing, book an Irish band for your next event and bring the craic. Our Manchester-based Irish bands are a perfect accompaniment to your event, whether it’s a wedding, birthday, or corporate function.

Any Irish band that you select will bring all necessary equipment (PAT tested), playing traditional Irish music, as well as any special requests for you and your guests. Prices per performance begin at £400. Enter details of your event and book today with Poptop. For extra peace of mind, Poptop Booking Protection is also included.

Irish bands in Manchester

Take your party to the next level with one of our Irish bands available to book instantly in Manchester

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9 Irish bands local to you now.

'Shenanigans' Plays Traditional & Authentic Irish Music
4.98( 42 reviews )
• 89 bookings

'Shenanigans' Plays Traditional & Authentic Irish Music

Enjoy our traditional Irish jigs at your next event, we will create an atmosphere to give you an unforgettable experience!

from £400 / per event
'Paddicraic' Play Mix of Modern & Traditional Irish Songs
5( 15 reviews )
• 29 bookings

'Paddicraic' Play Mix of Modern & Traditional Irish Songs

Paddicraic are a lively Irish band playing a good mix of modern and traditional Irish songs in an upbeat style. Guaranteed to get your party rocking and your guests singing and dancing.

from £850 / per event
High-Energy Celtic Band 'Behan's Footsteps'
5( 2 reviews )
• 5 bookings

High-Energy Celtic Band 'Behan's Footsteps'

Behan's Footsteps have been playing Celtic music for as long as they could walk. We know how to make people dance, and we know how to make them cry!

from £700 / per event
'Bracken Rigg' Scottish, Irish & English Ceilidh Band
2 bookings

'Bracken Rigg' Scottish, Irish & English Ceilidh Band

Bracken Rigg Band have been established for over 45 years so are extremely experienced - you are in safe hands!

from £650 / 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
Irish Band 'Kellys Heroes' Playing Traditional Hits
4.94( 18 reviews )
• 24 bookings

Irish Band 'Kellys Heroes' Playing Traditional Hits

From songs by The Dubliners and the Pogues to Ewan McColl and Christy Moore there is something in our song list to touch the heart of every lover of Irish music.

from £750 / 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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'Beer For Breakfast' Play Traditional & Contemporary Irish Ceili Music

5( 1 review )
• 2 bookings

Beer For Breakfast are a professional four-piece Irish and Ceili Band, that play a fantastic and lively range of real Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music, songs and tunes, as well as Celtic Rock and Country Rock & Roll. They come equipped and ready to play at all types of music venues from very small gatherings to very large events.

About supplier

The members of the band are all professional musicians who came together from academic, formal, semi-pro and session music backgrounds, to form one of the liveliest bands in the UK Irish music scene today. They generate a vibrant and energetic atmosphere at live performances.

from £900 / per event
'Beer For Breakfast' Play Traditional & Contemporary Irish Ceili Music

How our musicians work


Discuss setlist in advance


Provide all necessary equipment


Set up & soundcheck before the event

Reviews for Irish bands in Manchester

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

Teresa B
• 05 January 2019

Booked with Poptop

The guys were brilliant, we had them for my Mums surprise party. Couldn’t believe how long they played for , everyone enjoyed their music.
Tara H
• 20 August 2022

Booked with Poptop

Booked Price of My Pig for my wedding party in a marquee. Communication was good leading up to the event. The band arrived on time and played two one hour sets. The band were just as good as we had h…
Judith W
• 31 July 2021

Booked with Poptop

The band were excellent at getting everyone up and dancing . Dance routines and moves clearly called out by caller . Great fun and brilliant music . Also provided their sound system for playing ow…
Natasha D
• 28 May 2022

Booked with Poptop

We hired Spill The Whisky for our wedding and could not recommend them more. Debby was a fantastic caller and got all of our guests up and dancing even when the aircon broke! None of us had any parti…
Catherine G
• 25 June 2022

Booked with Poptop

The duo were very easy to deal with answering emails very promptly. At the event they were great playing all the Irish traditional songs along with some more recent ones. They played any requests we …
Rosemary W
• 02 March 2019

Booked with Poptop

A highly talented musician, having studied for two music degrees. Her performance of both Irish and other music on both Fiddle and Flute was superb and greatly appreciated by all at our large lunchti…

Irish bands in cities of Greater Manchester


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to hire an Irish band in Manchester?

You may book an Irish band in Manchester for an event for £460 and £595. Due to supplier variation, this is not a fixed price. You'll pay about £400 to £555 to hire an Irish band in Manchester for your event on Poptop. The length of the performance, travel charges, and various added service pricing all factor into the final cost. When you fill out your event information on Poptop, including your event date and location, you will receive an instant price.

Where can I book an Irish band in Manchester?

Poptop is a trusted platform where you can hire an Irish band in Manchester to perform at your event. It is very easy and safe to book services on the website. Poptop allows you to find Irish bands available for immediate booking when you enter your event information, including the venue and date, on the website. To secure your reservation, you must pay a deposit. Up until our supplier accepts your booking, we won't charge your card. Your supplier will call you to confirm the booking and discuss your event in detail.

Can I ask a band to play my songs?

Our suppliers accept song requests. However, we advise that you discuss your playlist request with your preferred band during the booking process. All Irish bands always have their playlist, but they will be willing to accept your song request. In cases where your song request is not included in the playlist, a band may charge you an extra fee.

Will you play any background music between sets?

In most cases, Irish bands for hire in Manchester play background music during the break between sets so your guests can stay entertained until their next set. Bands can take between 15 to 30 minutes for a break between sets. Some bands may play songs in the background using a music player until they are ready to perform the next set, while other bands offer DJ services as part of the package. Our suppliers will be responsible for the music. However, you can contact them to inquire directly.