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8 Irish Bands and Musicians to Hire for Your St. Patrick’s Day Party

8 Irish Bands and Musicians to Hire for Your St. Patrick's Day Party

Enjoy the craic with the best Irish & Ceilidh bands to get your St. Patrick’s Day party started.

These 8 Irish themed bands for hire are a great mix of traditional, lively and everything green. You are in for a treat with these acts, and they will be sure to have your guests singing and dancing all night long!

The Wild Murphys

The Wild Murphys are full of merriment and can create an atmosphere more raucous than a Dublin pub.

They are one of the UK’s top acts who perform Irish music and have years of experience doing so. You are guaranteed a night of non-stop fun and sing-along tracks from the most popular in Irish music such as Dropkick Murphys, Floggin’ Molly and The Pogues.


With foot-stomping traditional Irish tunes, this young and professional outfit have you covered for any lively party. The band have been playing together for 7 years and are life long friends!

Rackabello boast beautiful and soaring vocal harmonies, upbeat traditional songs and a line up of authentic instruments. Get a true Irish experience with Rackabello and don’t look back.


Whether you want the most fast and furious Celtic songs, or the more gentle Irish ballads to sway to, Keltus are the complete Irish package.

The richness of their instruments and pure size of their line up give such a full sound that is perfect for any event. Keltus are also hugely flexible with their band line up size, meaning that you can a smaller trio, or a 6 piece with a Ceilidh caller as well!

The Celtic Twins

These twin sisters are the perfect choice for anyone that is looking for a traditional and upbeat acoustic duo to perform some Irish favourites on Paddy’s day.

The Celtic Twins can perform from a duo through to a full 5 piece band if you want that extra punch! The twins are highly experienced and extremely popular so if you’re still looking for that perfect St. Paddy’s Day act, snatch them up quick.

The Rakish Paddies

One of the best Irish bands in the business, The Rakish Paddies bring a genuine Irish sound mixed with traditional, contemporary and even original songs.

Fronted by Belfast vocalist and writer Padraig – the band has outstanding Irish wit, incredible musicianship, and the ingredients to create the perfect flavours of the Craic for your St. Patricks shindig!

The Celtones

Combining mainstream party classics alongside traditional Irish tunes is what The Celtones do best. Performing with a strong Irish thread throughout their set, they bring current tunes with a Celtic twist that is sure to keep everyone merry.

Not only is their music brilliant, but the band perform with a passion and enthusiasm that is infectious to say the least!


This 4 piece Irish outfit are renowned for being lively, energetic and highly experienced. Cormac can perform traditional and contemporary Irish music, Celtic rock and Irish country.

The band also specialise in ‘Ceilidh’ and have callers available for all types of events. If you’re wanting to get your guests up and moving on St. Patrick’s Day then this is the way to do it. With an array of line up and instrument options, Cormac are a worthy addition to your Irish party.

St. Patrick’s Ceilidh

Talking of Ceilidh bands for St. Patrick’s day, it doesn’t get better than St. Patrick’s Ceilidh. It’s in the name and they certainly live up to it!

Aside from being one of the top Ceilidh bands in the UK, they are also a double threat with having one of the most authentic Irish line ups in terms of instrumentation and song choices. For a night of pure Irish fun and games, St. Patrick’s Ceilidh will be able to do it all.

Discover more Irish, Ceilidh & Barndance Bands at Warble Entertainment and get in touch for advice on planning your party entertainment.

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