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Will Allen is an expert folk musician experienced in playing for ceilidhs, public and private events, and teaching folk music and dance.
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
I own a PA system
Traditional Irish folk, Traditional English folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Folk, Folk rock, Ceilidh, Country, Welsh folk, Easy listening, Light music, Originals, Italian music, Polka, Scottish music, French music, World music, Bollywood, Indian music, Asian music, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Experimental
Arranger, Composer, Actor, Musical comedy, Dancer, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Composition teaching, Music therapy, Community music worker
Will has an every growing repertoire of tunes, he knows thousands of tunes from all over the world. Below is a list of some of the Irish tunes Will plays most often.
Hollybush, Paddy’s trip to Scotland, Cooley’s, Foxhunters, Templehouse, Corner House, Swallows tail, Bog carrot, Bucks of oranmore, Old bush, Cup of tea, Mouth of the tobique, Masons apron, Frank’s, Father Kelly’s, Mountain road, Reconciliation, Music in the glen, Banshee, Teetotallers, Jackie Coleman’s, Galway rambler, Wise maid, Silver spire and silver spear, Hesleyside reel, Miss McLeod’s, Tim Edey reel G, Sam’s tune, trip to cullenstown, Blythe A mix tune (Monaghan Twig), exile of Erin, David munnelly one row reel Em/A(new mown meadow), John Brennan's, Tommy People’s, Humours of Tulla, old blackthorn, Sailors bonnet, mountain lark, Obama reel, PJs reel, Sheila Coyle’s, boy in the gap, rakish paddy, savage/pachelbels frolics, Fermoy lasses, Sally Gardens, moving cloud, Rattigan’s reel, Rookery, hunters house, over the moor to Maggie, John blessings, Boyne hunt, Miss Thomson’s, MacArthur road, big John McNeil, maid behind the bar, paddy fahy's,
Barndances and hornpipes
Jer the rigger, Billy Malley's, Gypsy Princess, Lucy Farr's, kilnamona, harp and the shamrock, rights of man, home ruler, brown coffin, Donegal Highland gan ainm, unknown Boyne hunt hornpipe in A,
Jigs and slides
Jimmy ward's, Connaughtman’s Rambles, out on the ocean, dervish in G, Hexham Races, Kathleen Hehir's, star above the garter, merrily kissed the Quaker, old favourite, stool of repentance, blackthorn stick, Cuil Aodha set, Martin’s jig in D then G, roaring jelly, lark in the morning, all the rage, banish misfortune, carraroe jig, tripping upstairs, Mike mcgoldricks, Stan Chapman’s, rolling wave, Mairtin O’Connor jigs,
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