The Band

Kilcannon Irish Band is a high-energy group of experienced and talented musicians. The band play an eclectic mixture of contemporary, traditional Irish and Irish Country music in a unique and lively style. Band members are based in Hampshire but will travel for any type of event, throughout the world, if financially viable. If you wish to book the band, please let us know your requirement on the Contact Us page.

All Kilcannon band members have experience of many types of events and venues ranging from pubs, clubs and small family parties to weddings, corporate events, international festivals/tours and TV/Radio appearances. Further details about the band can be found on the Band Profile page.


The Kilcannon repertoire is generally traditional Irish songs and tunes played by the likes of: The Dubliners, The Chieftains, The Fureys, Planxty and The Clancy Brothers.  There are also more contemporary songs and Irish Country favourites from the likes of Ed Sheeran, The Pogues, Steve Earle, The Corrs, Saw Doctors, Mike Denver, Daniel O’Donnell, Nathan Carter, The Waterboys, Dropkick Murphys and Goats Don’t Shave. 


If you have a TV screen/monitor with an HDMI input in the performance area, Kilcannon Irish Band can display the chorus lyrics for each song so that the audience can join in with a good singalong. This has proved to be an extremely successful and popular idea for many different types of events.


Kilcannon Irish Band provide all (fully PAT certified) top quality Bose sound equipment, plus lighting if required, and the band has full public liability insurance up to £10million. Copies of PLI and PAT certificates are available on request.

“Kilcannon were the perfect after dinner entertainment for our special day. They Irish, band, Hampshire, wedding, traditional, contemporary, ceilidh, wakes, parties, corporate eventshad all the guests up and dancing. The called numbers were a great way of getting people mingling and the beaming smiles in our photos say it all – the best fun! Absolutely brilliant.” Claire (Bride) 2016 Wedding.

Kilcannon Recommend The Castle Reek View Guest House nr Westport Co. Clare