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Over the last dozen years this San Francisco Irish Band has been recognized by folks in the San Francisco Bay Area as a band of excellent local musicians who are devoted to playing Irish traditional music. There's no fusion or cross over involved in what they do, but rather a total fixation and obsession for traditional Irish music. What that means is; rather than jazzing it up or fusing it with pop or any other sort of music, they simply love the music for what it is.

This San Francisco Irish Band has performed in concert halls, as well as pubs and cafes all around the greater Bay Area. They've been featured at some of the largest and most well known Irish music festivals in the area, as well as opening for some of the hottest international touring bands today.

Also, they have built a reputation as an excellent dance band providing the music for Céilí and Irish set dancing.

San Francisco Irish Band members

The Fiddler and the Concertina/ Flute player have learned the music together over the last 15 years or so, and blend their instruments in a tight unison style. The Guitarist adds a compelling rhythmic and tonal landscape, as well as adding some great banjo playing into the mix. All three musicians of this San Francisco Irish Band will provide some of the best Irish traditional music to be found in the Bay Area.

The current configuration of this San Francisco Irish Band has been in place for a few years now but they have been in existence, in some form or another, for about 17 years. They are probably the longest running Traditional Irish music group in San Francisco. Started back in 1988, this band has been the hardest working Irish band in the city and surrounding counties.

San Francisco Irish Band CD

Along with their usual fare, this San Francisco Irish Band has made a name for itself as a good band for set dancing. For the last couple of years they have been having a great time playing for dances on Thursday nights and they just completed a CD.

This San Francisco Irish Band plays for weddings, wakes, parties, grand openings, street fairs, special events all around the Bay Area.

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Country United States
City San Francisco
State/Province California

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