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Shenanigans Irish Music Duo consists of Alan playing the Guitar and providing the vocals plus Steve who is an outstanding Fiddle player.
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Celtic folk band
High Peak
Public liability insurance of £4 million

Shenanigans is an Irish Music Duo playing at weddings, house parties, pubs, clubs and music festivals, in fact anywhere that appreciates live Irish music. Shenanigans got together when Alan’s wife retired from the duo Milligan's Wake and Alan looked to continue working with the music. Based in High Peak, Derbyshire. Shenanigans consists of Alan who is the main vocalist and also plays the guitar. He is an excellent vocalist, singing with feeling, straight from the heart. His sensitive and lyrical rendition of, for example, Carrickfergus will give you goose pimples.. Steve, Is one of best fiddle players in the north west of England, playing with great enthusiasm and panache.We will give you a lively evening of Traditional Irish Songs,Jigs and Reels. Shenanigans self contained and suitable for a variety of venues and bring a wealth of styles to the musical mix. They do however major in traditional folk, especially Irish folk Music For your peace of mind we have full public liability insurance.

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Shenanigans' Reviews

From Encore customers:

Debbie P
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

The Shenanigans were absolutely fantastic, perfect fit for our St Patrick's Night thank you so much 😊

Siobhain H
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Brilliant band. Created a perfect atmosphere, it was the perfect night and Shenanigans were a massive part of it!

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1 year ago

Many thanks Siobhain for your positive review. we really enjoyed playing for you all and thanks for your wonderfull hospitality. Kind Regards Alan (Shenanigans).

From other customers:

Julie L
7 years ago

Julie Linnett • 19 Aug 2017 Great night with very talented musicians. The party soon got going with an assortment of fabulous Irish tunes....would highly recommend Alan and Steve. Thank you both.

David 2
7 years ago

I hope 5 is the top ranking as i can't praise Alan and his Shenanigans Irish Music Duo enough. The music created such a wonderful atmosphere and made it a memorable experience for all the guests, who without exception thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Alan provides a reliable and professional service which I without reservation

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Shenanigans' Song list

Rare Old Mountain Dew
Star of the County Down
Paddy Lie Back
Catch Me if You Can
Wind That Shakes the Barley
Paddys on the Move Again
Fields of Athenry
Bold O Donahue
Boys of County Armagh
Galway Shawl
Galway Girl
Irish Rover
Boys of Killybegs
John Ryans Polka
Hills of Connemara
The Holy Ground
If Your Irish Come Into the Parlour
Macnamara's Band
Hannigans Hooley
Hot Asphalt
I Used to Love Her
I'm Leaving Tipperary
Roseville Fair
Sally Mclenanne
Whisky in the Jar
Trip to Durrow
The Virginia
Do You Want Your Old Lobby Washed Down
Going Tomorrow
The Jcb Song
Meet Me on the Corner
The King and Queen
Mcalpines Fuselliers
Katy Daly
Muirshin Dhurkin
I'll Tell Me Ma
Gravel Walk
Farewell to Ireland
Take Me Back to Mayo
Dirty Old Town
When You Were Sweet Sixteen
And many more.

Shenanigans' Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£250
Up to 1 hour£350
Up to 2 hours£450
Up to 3 hours£600
Traditional Irish folk, Folk
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Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Burns night
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