Traditional Irish Folk Groups for hire in Dublin

Hire a traditional Irish folk group in Dublin for your wedding, ceilidh, or St Patrick's day event. From traditional jigs & reels, to modern Dubliners-style bands, choose from 57 of the best professional Irish musicians here.

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Traditional irish folk groupWicklow(27 mi)

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 groupDublin(1 mi)

Sweet and spirited folk and alt-country duo featuring the vocal harmonies of Lucie Ryan Donnelly and Barry Kehoe

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Traditional irish folk groupSale(162 mi)

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

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Traditional irish folk groupArmagh(71 mi)

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£650
Traditional irish folk groupBelfast(87 mi)

The Hootin' Annies are a group of experienced and accomplished young men specialising in Folk music in it's many forms.

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From£400
Traditional irish folk groupLiverpool(139 mi)

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

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Traditional irish folk groupDalry(174 mi)

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£1280
Traditional irish folk groupWalsall(186 mi)

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£200
Traditional irish folk groupCorby(241 mi)

Folk for fun!

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Traditional irish folk groupLincoln(236 mi)

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(216 mi)

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 groupBathgate(203 mi)

What happens when you bring together four insanely-talented musicians from different genres? You get the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band!

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Traditional irish folk groupChepstow(186 mi)

Cat’s Claw are arguably South Wales’ hardest-working ceilidh band. If you want a foot-stomping, roof-raising good time, look no further!

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Traditional irish folk groupLoanhead(214 mi)

We are a lively experienced band who can provide a full evening of ceilidh dances combined with cover songs through the decades,50s-90s etc

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From£640
Traditional irish folk groupGlasgow(191 mi)

Foot Stompin' Ceilidh Band are an energetic trio of young musicians who guarantee to get everyone up dancing regardless of ability!

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Traditional irish folk groupLlanidloes(129 mi)

Stunningly good music and Calling from this 3 piece band .... Crannog Ceilidh Band

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Traditional irish folk groupStoke-sub-Hamdon(223 mi)

We are a folk duo who play a mix of traditional tunes and songs on fiddle and guitar.

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From£860
Traditional irish folk groupLeeds(197 mi)

Top-class Ceilidh / Barndance band based in Northern England. Aluinn play an exciting mix of Scottish, Irish, English and American jigs

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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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