Traditional Irish Folk Groups for hire in Manchester

Hire a traditional Irish folk group in Manchester for your wedding, ceilidh, or St Patrick's day event. From traditional jigs & reels, to modern Dubliners-style bands, choose from 93 of the best professional Irish musicians here.

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10 groups in or around Manchester
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From£550
Traditional irish folk groupSale(4 mi)

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

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From£400
Traditional irish folk groupLiverpool(26 mi)

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

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From£900
Traditional irish folk groupBolton(11 mi)

Bespoke, premium live music for any occasion.

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Traditional irish folk groupLeek(27 mi)

Exuberant and energetic barn dance and ceilidh band, available UK-wide for weddings, functions, & festivals. Various sizes of line-up.

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From£640
Traditional irish folk groupHope Valley(24 mi)

Whiskey in the Jar have been entertaining folks across the UK and Ireland for nearly 30 years, a great night guaranteed

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Traditional irish folk groupHyde(7 mi)

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Traditional irish folk groupHigh Peak(15 mi)

Shenanigans Irish Music Duo are fully professional Allan playing Guitar and Steve playing The Fiddle. We play Traditional Irish Music

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Traditional irish folk groupBolton(10 mi)

Instrumental duo specialising in traditional Celtic music, playing uilleann pipes, flute, Celtic harp, bouzouki, whistle & low D whistle.

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From£680
Traditional irish folk groupManchester(3 mi)

Manchester-based folk quartet specialising in contemporary settings of traditional songs and tunes.

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From£570
Traditional irish folk groupDarwen(17 mi)

Ceilidh and Barn Dance Band based in the North West of England

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All the groups below are available to travel to Manchester
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Traditional irish folk groupBedford(118 mi)

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

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From£640
Traditional irish folk groupBrighton(201 mi)

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

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From£700
Traditional irish folk groupLondon(158 mi)

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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From£320
Traditional irish folk groupArmagh(189 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£480
Traditional irish folk groupLondon(169 mi)

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(161 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 groupFareham(187 mi)

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

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Traditional irish folk groupLondon(158 mi)

Celtic duo playing traditional folk or instrumental covers on the uilleann pipes and whistles - a must-have for all ceremonies and events!

Hiring a traditional irish folk group

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Popular genres:
Traditional Irish folk, Irish rock, Folk
Average response time:
4 hours
Busiest times:
March, July, August

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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