- 1. Sailor's Bonnet/Banshee/Red Haired Boy
- 2. Wild Rover
- 3. Morgan Magan/Rights of Man/Foxhunter's Jig/Morrison's/Cherish the Ladies
- 4. Ballad of Saint James
- 5. Give Me Your Hand
- 6. Dirty Old Town
- 7. Jaggey Bunnet
- 8. O'Carolan's Concerto
- 9. Bridgeton Nod
- 10. Lannigan's Ball/Rocky Road to Dublin/Kid on the Mountain
- 11. Flowing Bowl/Musical Priest/McFadden's Handsome Daughter/Maid Behind The Bar
- 12. Knotted Cord/Earl's Chair/Sally Gardens/Pinch of Snuff/Gravelwalk
Acoustic guitar, flute, fiddle, tenor banjo, concertina, bodhran, and vocals - performing traditional Irish and Scottish tunes - reels, jigs, airs, hornpipes, strathspeys, drinking/rebel songs, etc.
Celtic rock version of the band (adds bass and drums for "oomph") available under the name Logical Fleadh.
What to Expect
Energetic traditional Irish dance tunes and songs played on fiddle, flute, bodhran/drums/percussion, guitar, tenor banjo, mandolin, bass, and multiple vocals. Character Fleadh plays jigs, reels, hornpipes, airs, polkas, drinking/rebel songs, and more.
If you're looking for great Irish/Scottish/Celtic music for your event/venue, send us a message. You'll love us. Just ask newlyweds Kris and Jason, who raved:
"Thank you for making our wedding day a blast!"
We're available for public and private events, and have performed at the Southside Irish Parade Family Fun Fest (Beverly, Chicago, IL), Beverly Arts Center, Molly Malone's (Forest Park), Nevin's (Evanston), Fiddler's Hearth (South Bend, IN), Hidden Shamrock (Chicago), Celtic Knot (Evanston), Durty Nellie's (Palatine, IL), Tom Kelly's (New Lenox, IL), Palmer Place (LaGrange, IL), Ms. Murphy's Irish Bistro (Chicago), Oyster Fest (Chicago, IL), Kalamazoo College (MI), Skokie Festival of Cultures, Oswego Park District, Cantigny Park, Irish Patriot, and many more.
We are available in configurations of 1-6 players, depending on the venue/event and player availability. At full strength, the band comprises fiddle, flute, guitar, bodhran/drums, bass, tenor banjo, mandolin, and vocals. Concertina/accordion and bagpipes (Uilleann or Highland) are available as add-ons.
Contact us at (773) 580-2108.
Additional Booking Notes
We're very easy to work with. We bring our own amplification, use yours, or perform completely acoustic as needed. We keep the volume reasonable and the fuss to a minimum.
Past Booked Events
|June 25, 2016||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
We have a repertoire of about 6 hours' worth of traditional Irish and Scottish tunes and songs that grows by the day. If you have a special request, please let us know and we will be more than happy to learn it.
|Pat Buzby||drums, bodhran|
|Emily Albright||fiddle, vocals|
|Ethan Sellers||guitar, vocals, keyboards, booking/bandleader|
|Dana Joras||flute, piccolo, whistle, mandolin, vocals|
|guest musicians||concertina, accordion, tenor banjo, mandolin, Uilleann pipes, Highland pipes|
Influences & Inspiration
Solas, Eileen Ivers, Fairport Convention, Larry Nugent, John Williams, John Doyle, Seamus Egan, etc.
Depends on gig - ranging from none to a sound system. Contact us for details.