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Paddy McCarthys reel Melanie Davies solo fiddle
Melanie is an experienced violinist available for your event! I've played many events over the last 20 years and can give a good performance
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This act has been working with Encore for over 5 years
Folk, Ceilidh, Traditional Irish folk
Arranger, Audio engineer, Composer, Sound technician, Songwriter, Transcription, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
The Tinkers Daughter
The Congress Reel
Farewell to Erin
The Gravel Walks
The Mooncoin Jig
Johnny Cope hornpipe
Sean RyanS Polka
O Keefes Slides
Paddy’s Rambles ,air.
The Rolling Waves
Scatter the Mud
Drops of Brandy
The Man of the House
The Morning Dew
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Yes that’s fine. I have a nice selection of suitable music.
How much time do you need to set up?
I need usually 45 mins to set up.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Yes by all means. Anything not on the list also possible subject to approval.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes I have everything in hand.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Yes I can. If there is a special song let me know.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
I am a relaxed and experienced performer,happy to put people at ease and fit in to the atmosphere of the event
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Many Hotels,Village Halls, Pubs,Churches and private houses through England.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Kevin Burke, Martin Hayes, Paddy Glackin, Kevin Keenan, Any Irvine.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£100|
|Up to 1 hour||£160|
|Up to 2 hours||£240|
|Up to 3 hours||£350|
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