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Category : 2015 Bands

Keltricity 

Keltricity 

2017 Performer Keltricity is a Celtic-world band that features traditional, contemporary and eclectic Celtic-influenced music from Ireland, Cape Breton, Scotland, England, Brittany, New England and French Canada. The five-member group is comprised of accomplished musicians with backgrounds in various musical genres, from traditional Irish bands to Scottish and New England

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The Drowsy Lads

The Drowsy Lads

2015 Performer The Drowsy Lads roared onto the Irish music scene in the Midwest and have become favorites at pubs, clubs, and festivals. This combo from Ohio of brothers John and Daniel McKewen, father and son Phil and Josh Franck, and comrade Bryan Brookes bring to the stage a concoction

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Na Skylark

Na Skylark

2016 Performer Na Skylark is a Kentucky based band, performing Irish music on Ireland’s national instruments, the Irish harp and flute, tin whistle, and Uilleann pipes. And staying true to their Kentucky roots, the mountain dulcimer is also a mainstay in arrangements. Lorinda Jones and Cathy Wilde are the foundation of Na Skylark

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The Heartland Harp Ensemble

The Heartland Harp Ensemble

2016 Performer The Heartland Harp Ensemble, under the direction of Lorinda Jones, meets in Elizabethtown, KY with members from across central KY.  The group has traveled to both Ireland and Scotland, learning the history of the harp and recreating the tunes in their own arrangements that include not only the Irish harp,

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The Ladies of Longford

The Ladies of Longford

2015 Performer Hilda Doyle, her two daughters, Stephanie Doyle Gamber and Heather Doyle Fraser, are the framework of this fresh present-day Celtic band (www.ladiesoflongford.com). Joined by Elizabeth Blickenstaff (Fiddle), they form a mix of fun and skill that is out of the ordinary. For over a decade their music has thrilled audiences from the

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Guilderoy Byrne 

Guilderoy Byrne 

2016 Performer Performs songs, tunes, and stories. Music includes Celtic, Irish, Scottish and International selections – Released New CD in 2015:  “I Once Loved a Lass”. Greg Byrne on vocals & guitars.  Has performed throughout the USA and Canada as both soloist and group member. Has produced 5 CD’s of

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Derby Boys

Derby Boys

2016 Performer The Derby Boys are named for the hats that are so popular on St. Patrick’s Day and for the Kentucky Derby which is held on the first Saturday in May in our hometown. The Derby Boys concentrate on pub songs and use a variety of instruments (banjo, mandolin,

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Louisville Pipe Band

Louisville Pipe Band

2016 Performer The Louisville Pipe Band is in good standing and recognized by the Midwest Piping Association as a competitive and performing Bagpipe Band based in Louisville, Kentucky. Members are drawn from throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana. The band performs at community and corporate events, weddings and festivals in Kentucky, Indiana

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Liam’s Fancy 

2016 Performer A fixture in the Lexington area. Dan Cummins has been singing for several decades (starting at quite a young age) and can easily make the transition from classic pub songs to traditional ballads. Beverly Buchanan is recognized as one of the leading box players in the Midwest. Click

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Feckless Fear Dearg

2015 Performer Feckless Fear Dearg was founded in January 2012 to provide Irish music to the pubs of Bowling Green Kentucky. From our humble beginnings in the pub to playing big cities and festivals, Feckless has taken off like a rocket. Combining the old traditional tunes and ballads with their

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