Traditional Irish Folk Groups for hire in the UK

Hire a traditional Irish folk group in the UK for your wedding, ceilidh, or St Patrick's day event. From traditional jigs & reels, to modern Dubliners-style bands, choose from 108 of the best professional Irish musicians here.

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Traditional irish folk groupSale

Four-piece playing and singing Irish traditional music, Bluegrass. Vocals, guitar, flute, harmonica, uilleann pipes, banjo, bodhran.

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From£640
Traditional irish folk groupBrighton

Shenanigan provide authentic music for Irish and Scottish Nights, and also for Barn Dances and Ceilidhs

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From£150
Traditional irish folk groupBedford

Versatile trio of Irish musicians providing high quality classical, folk, pop and trad performances to suit any ceremony or party!

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From£700
Traditional irish folk groupLondon

Formed in 2012 Three Dollar Shoe has become one of the leading London Irish Trad. groups. Vocal led with fiddle, banjo/mandolin & guitar

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Traditional irish folk groupArmagh

A duo of Irish musicians. With over 40 years of experience between them. They can entertain any crowd with ballads, tunes and the craic.

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From£480
Traditional irish folk groupLondon

The Brixton Hill Billies plays an unique blend of Americana,Country , Blues ,Rock'n'Roll.

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From£750
Traditional irish folk groupWicklow

Lively Irish trad band, play all over Ireland, been on The Ray D'Arcy Show, 15k Facebook fans, ideal for festival, corporate, wedding, pub

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Traditional irish folk groupFareham

The Courtiers are a Portsmouth based four piece acoustic band, playing traditional and original foot-stomping folk

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From£400
Traditional irish folk groupLiverpool

Tippin it Up are a duo that plays mostly traditional music.

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Traditional irish folk groupDalry

Hingin' By A Threed is a folk band based in North Ayrshire. We enjoy playing an eclectic mix of Irish, Scottish and American folk music.

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From£650
Traditional irish folk groupWalsall

We play a great mix of Irish folk songs and other folk music, mostly in a tub-thumping style! We love people to sing & dance along with us.

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From£460
Traditional irish folk groupLondon

Aaron Horlock and Nick Goode are a London based folk duo available for Ceilidhs and other events.

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Traditional irish folk groupCorby

Folk for fun!

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Traditional irish folk groupSaint Leonards-on-sea

The caller, Vivienne Hamblin calls reels, jigs, hornpipes, polkas, waltzes, Stately Dance Forms, Circles, Lines, Farandoles, Waltzes, Polkas

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Traditional irish folk groupBournemouth

Friendly band who play celtic tunes and songs to keep a good balance of entertainment. We have a lively caller for barn dances.

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Traditional irish folk groupLincoln

A dynamic group of musicians who play a mix of Americana and traditional Irish tunes and songs

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Traditional irish folk groupYork

Cristina & Paul play a set of well known and loved folk tunes and songs, with melodeon, guitar, flute, voice and tin whistle.

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Traditional irish folk groupLondon

Multi-genre function bands & DJ service - From solo acts to 12pc bands, we interact with your guests on the floor for the REAL party effect!

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Popular genres:
Traditional Irish folk, Irish rock, Folk
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How much does it cost to hire a traditional irish folk group?

The typical price per group member for traditional irish folk groups is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

Can any traditional irish folk group play my favourite song?

Professional traditional irish folk groups will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that traditional irish folk groups may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the traditional irish folk group's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do traditional irish folk groups take to set up?

Your traditional irish folk group will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the traditional irish folk group prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our traditional irish folk groups are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our traditional irish folk groups will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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