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Kilcannon Irish Band

Kilcannon Irish Band is a high-energy group of experienced and talented musicians playing a mixture of contemporary and traditional Irish music.


Kilcannon Irish Band was formed in 2016 by former Shebeen guitarist and bass player Richard Barker. The band has brought together four talented and experienced musicians with long and varied musical careers spanning over four decades. The band consists of:

Richard Barker - vocals, mandolin, harmonica, bodhran

Phil Reeve - fiddle

Simon Casey - guitar, vocals

James Kellar - bass, guitar

Kilcannon can perform as a duo, trio or four-piece as required. All band members have experience of many types of events and venues ranging from pubs and small family parties to international festivals and TV/Radio appearances.

The Kilcannon repertoire is generally traditional Irish songs and tunes played by the likes of the Dubliners, Fureys and Clancy Brothers, as well as more contemporary songs from the likes of the Pogues, Steve Earle and the Saw Doctors. Kilcannon also has the ability to provide dance music and calling for Ceilidh events and weddings.

Kilcannon provide all (fully PAT certified) sound equipment, plus lighting if required, and the band has full public liability insurance.

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Kilcannon Irish Band
    • Kilcannon Irish Band


Richard Barker

3 Millers Yard
so21 3jd

Mobile: 07967944839
Email: [javascript protected email address]


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