Traditional Irish folk group

The Wee Bag Band

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About The Wee Bag Band

Traditional Irish folk group
Denbigh
Public liability insurance of £10 million
The Wee Bag Band's goal is to bring mad, bad, trad, popular and contemporary diddly, diddly IRISH / Celtic music and song to the masses.

The Wee Bag Band's raison d'être is to bring mad, bad, trad, popular and contemporary diddly, diddly IRISH / Celtic music and song to the masses at pubs, clubs, doos 'n festivals in North Wales, UK, infinity & beyond...... We are a 5 x piece band that has been together over 10 years playing a variety of instruments including guitar, fiddle, bodhran, whistles, harmonica, micro bass, mandolin, banjo & stomp. We must be hitting the notes in the right order as to date our music has take us to many parts of the world including the UK, France, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, USA, Cuba, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Honduras and even northern Greenland. (it was -32° there...!!!) Looking for a Ceilidh...??? Then Alan our bodhran player and Paul our guitarist are also a dance callers

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Traditional Irish folk
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Types:
Traditional Irish folk group, Ceilidh band, Contemporary folk band, Bluegrass band, Country band, Americana band, Folk fusion band
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Song list

Traditional:-
The Star of the County Down
Follow me up to Carlow
The Blarney Roses
The Rare Auld Times
The Wild Rover
The Irish Rover
Statten Isle
The Ferryman
Botany Bay
Waxies Dargle
Whiskey in the Jar
Spancil Hill
The Green Fields of France
The Fields of Athenry
The Auld Triangle
The Spanish Lady
The Leaving of Liverpool
The Town of Ballybay
The Beggar Man
The Divil is Dead
Farewell to Nova Scotia
I'll Tell Me Ma
The Mountain Dew
Black Velvet Band
Cliffs of Dooneen
Go Lassie Go
Fiddlers Green
Red Rose Cafe
Old Maid in the Garrett
As I Roved Out
And the band played Waltzing Matilda
Skibbereen
Contemporary:-
The Green & Red of Mayo - Saw Doctors
N17 - Saw Doctors
I Useta Love Her - Saw Doctors
Clare Island - Saw Doctors
Vincent Black Lightening - Richard Thompson
Mr. Dreamseller - Lindisfarne
I'm my own GrandPa - Ray Stevens
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Ride On - Christy Moore
Black is the Colour - Christy Moore
Back home in Derry - Christy Moore
Past the Point of Rescue - Hal Ketchum
Johnny don't Go - Jimmy McCarthy
Dirty old Town - Ewan McColl
A Fairy Tale of New York - The Pogues
Aisling - The Pogues
You couldn't have come at a better time - Luca Bloome
The Galway Girl - Steve Earl
Copperhead Road - Steve Earl
Keep on the Sunny Side - The Carter Family
Belfast Child - Simple Minds
Good Riddance (The Time of your Life) - Greenday
Las Vegas in Donegal - Goats don't Shave
The Irish Pub - Brian Flynn
500 miles - The Proclaimers
Fishermans Blues - Water Boys
Bang on the Ears - Water Boys
Seminole Wind - John Anderson
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
It's the End of the World as we know it - Rem
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Jigs :-
My Darlin' Asleep, Tripping up the stairs,Donneybrook Fair, Timmy Cliffords, Trippers jig, Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore, Morrison's Jig, The Kesh Jig, The bush on the hill, The Battering Ram, Out on the Ocean,The Kilfenora Sexy Jig, Irish Washerwoman, Cock O' the North, Lark in the morning, Old hag you have killed me, The Lark in the Strand, Phuis Fluich, The Dog in the Bush, The Pirates Jig, Banish Misfortune, Hole in the hedge, The Cliffs of Moher, Saddle the Pony, The Mug of Ale, Sport of a Nervous Man.
Reels:-
Angeline the Baker, Miss McLeod's Reel, The Irish Reel, The New Rigged Ship, The Sailors Bonnet, Whiskey for Breakfast, The Gravel Walks, The Temperance Reel, The Whirley Reel, The Red Haired Boy, Dick Gossip Hey Jude (Yep, played as a reel..!), Drowsy Maggie, Music for a found harmonium, Tam Lin, The Masons Apron.
Hornpipes:-
The Sailors Hornpipe , The Fisherman's Hornpipe, Chief O'Neil's Favourite, Off to California, King of the Fairies, Captain Pugwash, The Galtee Hunt, Boys of the Blue Hill, Harvest Home, Bobby Casey's.
Slow airs:-
Sí Bheag, Sí Mhór, Ashokan Farewell, West Wind, Roisin Dhu, The Lonesome Boatman, Boulavogue, Inisheer, The Foggy Dew, Fanny Power, Mna na hEireann, Ar Eireann Ni Neasfainn Ce Hi, Planxty Irwin, The Irish Boy, Whistle on the Wind, The Gael, Theme from Titanic.
Something different:-
Zorba the Greek, Cotton Eye Joe, Kalinka, Pachelbel's canon in D, Some Hungarian thingamy that Jules plays on fiddle

Reviews

From customers:

Nanhoron H, 1 year ago

Morning! Just a quick message to say absolutely fantastic night had by all! Thank you very much! Eager to get another date arranged with you! Hope you enjoyed it!

Website, 2 years ago

We saw you at the Conwy Food fest last month. It's our 5th visit there and the 5th time we've seen you play. One word. FANTASTIC!!! Hopefully we'll see you again next ye

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