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5 Second Rule

5 Second Rule

1 review

About 5 Second Rule

Toe-tapping fiddle tunes, poignant original songs and pop tunes mixed with traditional Celtic styles are the trademarks of this new acoustic band based in Dallas. *** Rated #1 Celtic Band in D/FW by (link hidden)! ***


Verified Review

Great For Our St. Patrick's Day Party!

By Danielle K. on March 12, 2013

5 Second Rule played at our corporate St. Patrick’s Day event, and they were wonderful! Our guests enjoyed listening to their Irish tunes, and we received many compliments on their performance. They were the perfect addition to our party! Their repertoire varied between pub songs and hits like Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl.” The band was easy to work with before, during, and after the event—we highly recommend them for any upcoming function!

Hired as: Celtic Music, Irish / Scottish Entertainment

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 90 - 240 minutes
  • Fee: From $400
  • Languages: English


High-quality acoustic performances - powerful 3 and 4-part male vocal harmony - thick, full, danceable sound in small and large venue - funny stage banter - audiences singing along with Irish and classic rock favorites!

Additional Booking Notes

5 acoustic musicians with vocals. Prefer around 20 channels but can usually work with 16 or less. Full drum set and percussion for larger gigs, world percussion only (bodhran, djembe, cajon) for smaller venues. Contact us for complete stage plot. We can provide our own sound for audiences up to 300 people.


Delighting audiences with acoustic creativity at pubs and festivals around the Southwest since 2008. Traditional Irish & Celtic music, classic rock, bluegrass, world music and more!

Past Booked Events

Mar 11, 2013 Corporate Event

The team providing the talent:

David Lovrien

whistles, sax, keyboards

Mike Tidwell

vocals, guitar, bouzouki

Paul Dryer

vocals, guitar, mandolin, banjo

Michelle Feldman


Rick Holt

bodhran, drums, percussion

Set List

Sets are mostly high-energy Celtic songs and instrumentals. 1-2 lyrical (slower) songs per set. Many songs are medleys of Irish jigs and reels mixed with classic rock or bluegrass favorites.

Influences & Inspiration

Solas, Tim O'Brien, Celtic Thunder, Great Big Sea, The Chieftains

Setup Requirements

16-20 audio channels

4 vocal microphones


Contact 5 Second Rule

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