Celtic rock
Celtic rock is a genre of folk rock and a form of Celtic fusion which incorporates Celtic music, instrumentation and themes into a rock music context. It has been extremely prolific since the early 19...
Horslips
The greatest Irish song of all time.
The Pogues
St.Patrick's Day Live (1988)
Celtic punk
Celtic punk is punk rock mixed with traditional Celtic music. The genre was popularized in the 1980s by The Pogues, a band of punk musicians in London who celebrated their Irish heritage. Celtic punk ...
Celtic metal
Celtic metal is a subgenre of folk metal that developed in the 1990s in Ireland. As the name suggests, the genre is a fusion of heavy metal and Celtic music. The early pioneers of the genre were the I...
Bunting tosser
'Bunting tosser' or 'Bunts' is an informal term used in the Royal Navy to describe the sailors who hoist signal flags. Although dating from the period of signalling by flags, it has survived as a ge...
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Prydein (band)
Prydein is an American Celtic rock group formed in 1999. They are notable for their use of bagpipes in a rock band setting. They were formed in Burlington, Vermont, and have released three albums to d...
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Fairytale of New York
"Fairytale of New York" is a Christmas song written by Jem Finer and Shane MacGowan and first released as a single on 23 November 1987 by their band The Pogues, featuring singer-songwriter Kirsty MacC...
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The BibleCode Sundays
The BibleCode Sundays are a London-based Celtic rock band. Their music is a lively mixture of traditional Irish folk music and contemporary rock music.
Formerly known as "Slainte", they were voted...
Shane MacGowan
Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is an English-born Irish musician and singer, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of Celtic punk band The Pogues. He was also a member o...
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Five Hand Reel
Five Hand Reel was a Scottish/English/Irish Celtic rock band of the late 1970s that combined experiences of traditional Scottish and Irish folk music with electric rock arrangements. Members: Dick Gau...
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Seven Nations (band)
Seven Nations is a Celtic rock band that formed in New York City in 1993. The name comes from the seven Celtic nations, including Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall, the Isle of Man, and Gal...
The Mahones
The Mahones are an Irish born Canadian Irish punk band, formed on St. Patrick's Day in 1990 in Kingston debuted in 1990.
The Mahones are an Irish-born, Canadian Irish-punk band, formed in 1990 by ...
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The Shamrock (band)
The Shamrock is a six-piece Croatian band from Rijeka that plays a mixture of Slavic and Celtic music, formed in 2007. The first album, titled "..otom potom..", was released in June 2008, and was a mi...
Black 47
Black 47 are a New York City based celtic rock band with Irish Republican sympathies, whose music also shows influence from reggae, hip hop, folk and jazz. The band was formed in 1989 by Larry Kirwan ...
Blood or Whiskey
Blood or Whiskey returned to the live circuit in April 2012. Understandably likened to The Pogues, but the bands influences lead their sound to be more accurately described as a hybrid of The Dubliner...
The Electrics
The Electrics are a Celtic rock band from Dumbarton, Scotland. They formed in 1988 when former Infrapenny members Sammy Horner (vocals and bass guitar) and Paul Baird (guitar) asked drummer Dave McArt...
Dropkick Murphys
Dropkick Murphys are an American Celtic punk band formed in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1996. The band was initially signed to independent punk record label Hellcat Records, releasing five albums for the...
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The Men They Couldn't Hang
The Men They Couldn't Hang (TMTCH) are a British folk punk group. The original group consisted of Stefan Cush (Vocals, Guitar), Paul Simmonds (Guitar, Bouzouki, Mandolin, Keyboards), Philip "Swill" O...
Clannad
Clannad ([kl̪ˠan̪ˠad̪ˠ]) are an Irish band formed in 1970 in Gweedore, County Donegal. Their music has been variously described as bordering on folk and folk rock, traditional Irish, Celtic and new-ag...
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Energy Orchard
Energy Orchard were a guitar-based rock band of the late 1980s and early 1990s, from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Fronted by Bap Kennedy (brother of singer-songwriter Brian Kennedy), their style drew he...
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Charm City Saints
'Emerging from the seedy punk rock clubs of Baltimore,MD in 2003, Charm City Saints quickly rose to the top of the Celtic Punk scene with their 2005 debut E.P. Never Go Home Again. In the following ye...
Malicorne (band)
Malicorne was a French electric folk group that flourished in the 1970s.
Gabriel Yacoub and Marie Yacoub formed Malicorne on 5 September 1973 (possibly naming it after the town of Malicorne in no...
Scythian (band)
Scythian is a Celtic/Celtic rock band based in the DC Metro Area that formed in 2002 and went full-time in 2004. Their latest studio album, "Jump At The Sun," is the band's sixth album. The band's na...
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Dan Ar Braz
Dan Ar Braz, born Daniel Le Bras (15 January 1949, Quimper, Brittany), is a Breton guitarist and the founder of Héritage des Celtes.
At the age of 13 Daniel Le Bras owned his first guitar. He mode...
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Larry Kirwan
Larry Kirwan (born in Wexford, Ireland) is an expatriate Irish writer and musician, most noted as the lead singer for the New York-based Irish rock band, Black 47.Prior to Black 47, Kirwan and fellow ...
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Flatfoot 56
Flatfoot 56 are an American Celtic punk band from Chicago, Illinois, that formed in 2000. The group's use of Scottish Highland bagpipes has led to their classification as a Celtic punk band, comparabl...
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Rawlins Cross
Rawlins Cross is a Canadian Celtic band that formed in 1988 in Atlantic Canada. With members from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Ontario, the band took its name from an intersecti...
Neck (band)
Neck is a six-piece London-Irish Celtic punk band from the North London neighbourhood of 'County Holloway' (known informally thus due to its Irish population). Following Leeson O'Keeffe's cathartic 'T...
The Pogues
The Pogues are a Celtic punk band from London, formed in 1982 and fronted by Shane MacGowan. The band reached international prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s. MacGowan left the band in 1991 due ...
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Gérard Jaffrès
Gérard Jaffrès (born in 1956 in Saint-Pol-de-Léon, Finistère) is a French singer, writer and performer.He started playing the guitar at the age of 15, playing mostly folk repertoire (Alan Stivell, Tri...
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