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Celtic folk band

The Courtiers

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About The Courtiers

The Courtiers are a Portsmouth based four piece acoustic band, playing traditional and original foot-stomping folk
Celtic folk band
Public liability insurance of £1 million

A highly sought after Celtic folk band, The Courtiers have wowed crowds at numerous festivals, folk clubs, and private events of all descriptions. They play a lively mix of songs and tunes from the Irish, Scottish and English folk traditions, with some Americana and world influences thrown in. From crowd pleasers like The Pogues, Dubliners etc, to Led Zeppelin acoustic mash-ups and ancient ballads dug from the archives. The Courtiers combine dazzling musicianship, witty banter, and pure entertainment which never fails to get a crowd on their feet!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Folk, Traditional English folk, Folk rock, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk
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Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Tell Me Ma
Whisky in the Jar
Irish Rover
Raggle Taggle Gypsies
Wagon Wheel
Galway Girl (Steve Earle, not Ed Sheeran!)
Star of the County Down
Wild Rover
Sally Maclennane
...and too many traditional jigs, reels and ballads to mention
We are also happy to introduce specific requests into our set, given sufficient notice


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Simon K, 4 years ago

Such an amazing band! Really filled the room and got everyone up and dancing. Not only that, a really nice bunch of guys as well to boot! thank you all for making my birthday one to remember!

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Facebook C, 5 years ago

Thanks for playing at my birthday bash - you guys are amazing!! Couldn't have finished on a better song than Fields of Athenry!!

Email C, 5 years ago

Another brilliant night on Thursday and it was great to see the Vaults so full. Rob wants the date of the next one please? ... particular favorites were Galway Girl, Irish Rover and that lovely instrumental piece on the whistle. Was it a low F and what was the piece called please? As usual the violin playing was amazing and we were in awe.

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