We perform a broad range of traditional Irish & Scottish folk tunes and songs. We perform our own exciting high-energy arrangements and play with great emotion and conviction.
We were named Top 20 Celtic folk bands worldwide in 2014, and selected as co-winners of the Texas Scots Talent Competition in 2015. One track of our CD was named Best Contemporary Song in 2015 by Celtic Internet Radio.
Irish musician 'Jim Brady' wrote "Across the Pond is for real. These lads will assault you with authenticity and pure spirit of Irish music. A breath of fresh air in a genre over-saturated with cut-rate Dropkick-wannabe tripe! Irish traditional music is very much alive with Across the Pond!
Across the Pond did an amazing job setting the atmosphere for our renaissance wedding!! They learned very special songs with a short notice and absolutely set the Shire mood to match our imagination. Family and guests all complimented the band choice and felt it was a unique wedding to remember. Thank you Across the Pond for being personable, professional and putting on an outstanding performance! Highly recommend booking them for any Celtic wedding.
Across the Pond performed perfectly for our event. We truely enjoyed their selection of celtic dinner music and then after dinner music. They were really flexible to work with. Give them a shot! They were great!
Everyone very much enjoyed the music played by the Across the Pond Band. We had them play on St. Patrick's Day as part of our church's celebration. They did a wonderful job for us.
This Irish/Celtic band exceeded our expectations. They learned several new songs for our daughter's wedding. They were prompt, professional, and the music was AMAZING!! They played for the wedding and the cocktail hour. They were a delight, and even wore their kilts! Couldn't be happier with this band and the quality service they provided! True Gentlemen and a Lady!! Thank you Across the Pond!!
Price Range: $500 - $3000
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
When you hire Across the Pond, you can expect:
Authentic Irish music
Easy-going but incredibly professional and talented musicians
Excellent organizers, attentive to detail
And, we show up on time; are flexible and easy to work with; we respect the employer-employee relationship; and we clean up after ourselves.
We have a large repertoire with hauntingly beautiful slow airs, ballads and love songs; fast jigs, slip jigs, hornpipes,; and blazing fast reels. Expect friendly performers who add just enough audience interaction to make it all fun. Expect us to be prompt and courteous.
We are a Celtic trio performing Irish and Scottish traditional folk music on high octane. We perform wedding ceremonies & receptions, formal concerts, festivals, pubs, private parties, conventions, corporate parties and events, Robert Burns suppers, and any other occasion where Celtic music ranging from haunting slow airs and ballads to lively and exciting jigs and reels is desired. We perform privately and publicly, for schools, churches and Federal Installations.
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You can find us on the web by searching on Across the Pond. We can provide references and letters of recommendation. We have a great sound system; we show up early and clean up after ourselves; we are easy to work with and many of our clients become our friends. We are booked more than any other Celtic band in Pennsylvania and are always ranked high by Reverbnation. We have performed throughout VA, MD, PA, NJ, NY, QC & ON, and are willing to travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic & New England states and eastern Canada Provinces.
Were named Top 20 Celtic folk bands world-wide for 2014 and in March 2015 we were picked as co-winners in the Texas Scots Talent Competition. One track from our Kid on the Mountain CD was just named the number one contemporary Irish song for 2015 by Celtic Radio Music Network out of Braintree, MA .Another track was nominated Best Roots Traditional piece.
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We have a long list of guests musicians, Irish step dancers and dance schools we have worked with. As a result, we can tailor our music to practically anything you'd like. We had a world-class step dancer teach the wedding couple a choreographed dance for their wedding the month before, then taught some simple dances to everyone at the reception. We have learned dozens of special music for weddings over the years. Our goal is to make your event as special and memorable as possible through music or music and dance. We work hard to make your event special.
We will work with you to develop a program of music for your wedding or other event, with no obligation to book us until you feel ready to do so. Our product is good, and if we cannot sell it, then shame on us. If it is not exactly what you are looking for, then we will have no hard feelings if you do not book us.
Across the Pond, Dan, Mike & Chuck
Additional Booking Notes
We have several excellent sound systems to fit any venue size.
Past Booked Events
|October 06, 2018 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|May 13, 2017 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Graduation|
|July 23, 2016||Corporate Event|
|March 17, 2016||Religious Celebration|
|October 09, 2015||Wedding Ceremony|
Another Jig Will Do/Foxhunters Jig
Arran Boat Song/Morrison's Jig/Shady Grove
Blarney Pilgrim/Kesh Jig/Pipe on the Hob
Blood of Cu Chulain
Boys of Blue Hill/Chief O'Neill's Favorite
Off to California
Castle Kelly/Loch Leven
Connaught Rambles/Spear Spear
Master Crowley's/Paddy Taylor's/Maids of Mt. Kisco
Denis Murphy/John Ryan Polkas
The Ferryman Song
Galtee Mountain Boy Song
Galway Girl Song
Girl I Left/Guinness Mouse Song
Haunted House/My Darling Asleep
Rolling Hills of the Border Song
Planxty Irwin/Sheebeg Shemore
Jock Stewart Song
Julia Delaney's/Bank of Ireland
King of the Fairies
Leaving of Liverpool Song
Little Beggarman Song
Maireads/69th Street Polkas
Merrily Kiss the Quaker/Saddle the Pony
The Old Favorite/Donnybrook Fair
Welcome Poor Paddy Home Song
Rakes of Kildare/Mug of Brown Ale/East to Glendart
Rocky Road to Dublin Song
Red is the Rose Song
Rights of Man/ Fishers Hornpipe
Rolling Hills of the Border Song
Sally Gardens Reel/Rakes of Mallow
Scotland the Brave/Flowers of Edinburgh
Smash the Windows/Haste to the Wedding/Irish Washerwoman
Banks of Spey/Brenda Stubberts Reel
Star of the County Down/City of Chicago/Morning Dew/Joe Cooley's 2 songs
Swallowtail Jig/Kid on the Mountain
Tell Me Ma Song
Whiskey Before Breakfast/Temperance Reel
Whiskey in the Jar Song
Wild Rover Song
Health to the Company Song
Down by the Glenside Song
I Know Who is Sick Song
I Know My Love Song
County Down Song
|Dan Diviney||bodhrán, low & high whistles|
|Mike Morrison||guitar, mandolin, flute, pipes, banjo|
|Chuck Krepley||fiddle, guitar, banjo|
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Planxty, Bothy Band, Christy Moore, Luke Kelly, Teada, and many dozens more musicians and bands from Ireland and Scotland.
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