The Great Shenanigans - Irish ceili band
The Great Shenanigans are a band of excellent musicians and singers, specialising in Irish tunes and songs
They’re a perfect band for a ceili.
They bring a vibrant atmosphere to any party or gathering.
The band is based in North London, but are set up to travel anywhere.
The standard line up features a mixture of guitar, bass, fiddle, accordion, piano and where required, drums.
For a ceili, they provide a knowledgeable and inspiring caller, the key to a good evening’s dancing.
The Great Shenanigans perform songs and tunes in styles ranging from delicate Irish melody, to a storming celtic sound of traditional Irish jigs and reels, with excellent singers and professionally trained top class instrumentalists.
All For Me Grog
As I Roved Out
Black Velvet Band
Brown Eyed Girl
Cockles and Mussels
Couldn’t Have come at a Better Time
Dirty Old Town
Follow Me Up to Carlow
Home by Bearne
Leaving of Liverpool
New York Girls
Rare Old Mountain Dew
Rocky Road to Dublin
Star of the County Down
Streets of New York
Tell Me Ma
Whiskey in The Jar
Cape Breton (Am) Sonny Brogans (Am)
Cooleys Em – Star on Munster (Am)
I won’t be a Nun (G
Lark in the morning (D)
Mason’ s Apron (A)
Pinch of Snuff (D)
Rakish Paddy (C-D) – Fairy Dance- Wind that Shakes the Barley
Si Bheag Si Mohr (D)
Tar Road to Sligo(D) -Cliffs of Moher (Am)
Tripping Upstairs (D) – Kesh (G)
and many more!
“I just wanted to touch base and say thank you so much for all your efforts. My mum would have been so happy at the way you got everyone together with your music. I have also passed on your details to various members of my friends and family so I guess it won’t be to long until I hear you guys again”.