The Wild Murphys are an Irish covers band from the north east of England, established in 2005 they have played all over the world and gained an amazing reputation for their selection of songs and their upbeat performance. The 4 piece lineup features Middi Murphy (Vocals, Accordion and Guitar), John MacRae (Lead Guitar), Tony Davis (Keys) and Sophy Ball (Fiddle) playing live with pre-recorded Drums and Bass guitar to get that signature punchy sound.
The setlist covers all the classic Irish songs by the Pogues, The Dubliners, The Saw Doctors and many many more.
Services From The Wild Murphys - Four Piece
4 Piece Irish Band - 2 x 45 / 1 x 90 Minutes Sets
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Lively and highly professional 4 piece Irish music group
What are the highlights of your career?
Being on tour with the 'One night in Dublin' touring theatre production
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, Racecourses, Birthdays, Funerals, Corporate.
Who are your previous clients?
St. Albans Arena Grimsby Arena Grand Theatre - Swansea Theatre Royal - Winchester Watford Colosseum Palace Theatre - Southend on Sea The Broadway - Barking Darlington Hippodrome Doncaster Racecourse Kempton Park Racecourse Molly Malones - Zante Irish Village - Dubai Red Dog Saloon - Benidorm
How can event planners pay for your services?
Payments are by bank transfer prior to the event.
How long do you play for?
2 x 45 mins or 1 x 90 mins
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes, I have high end sound and lighting equipment
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
PLI, PAT, Risk Assessment, Equipment Insurance - All certificates available on request.
How much space do you require?
Our dream space is a 4m wide x 3m deep raised stage, however, we can pretty much play anywhere, we've played in living rooms, garages and smoking shelters before.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
No, I have a fixed set list but it covers most required songs for a show of this type
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Break between sets if 2 sets are being done must be minimum 15 mins maximum 50 mins.
Is there anywhere you won't play?
No upstairs venues if there's no lift, No venues with active sound limiters or cut off meters.
Whiskey in the Jar - Dubliners
Irish Rover - Pogues
Dirty Old Town - Pogues
Galway Girl - Steve Earle
I’ll Tell Me Ma - Trad.
Wagon Wheel - Nathan Carter
Dignity - Deacon Blue
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Loch Lomond - Runrig
500 Miles - Proclaimers
Country Roads - John Denver
Rhythm of my heart - Rod Stewart