Celtic folk/rock band with traditional Irish songs, modern British covers, and originals.
Price Range: $750-$2500
Gig Length: 40 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
"Craic in the Stone" is a six piece Celtic Folk/rock band that can also provide top of the line PA equipment and portable stage lighting for events up to 500. Our members have been professionally involved in musical entertainment for decades, and offer a truly professional experience at every show we do. Since we are primarily a recording and concert band, we don't play weekly bar gigs, and are selective about the shows we book. Classy Wedding and corporate events and special occasions that call for traditional Celtic/Irish music are our calling. We play a mix of ballads, pub songs, ethereal Celtic folk music, and rockin' modern British Isles covers from Flogging Molly to The Beatles. For a Celtic themed event, it doesn't get any better than Craic in the Stone!
"Craic in the Stone" is a six piece Celtic Folk/rock band represented by Scott Well ((email hidden) (phone number hidden)) that has been performing since early 2013 around Southern California, and has released two full length CDs; Say Yes to Craic, and No Nay Never. The band plays new arrangements of traditional Celtic and Irish music, as well as covers of modern British Isles pop (Cranberries, Flogging Molly) and original songs. We use standard instruments (guitar,bass, violin, piano) with four singers but with a more traditional percussion sound using the Irish bodhran and cajon. By mixing ballads, raucous pub songs, and tight instrumentals and modern Irish covers, we create a variety of sounds and styles for an entertaining evening. Our substantial set list allows us to read the crowd and fit the mood to keep the energy right. Our members are experienced musicians from Orange, LA, and Riverside Counties, and have performed in four Counties around SoCal. We have sold and streamed over 100,000 songs internationally and have a strong social media following. We have played at Segerstrom Center at the ArtsOC awards show, The Chance Theater in Anaheim where we also performed a month long run of our original musical production called "A Celtic Holiday with Craic in the Stone", and are currently in the studio working on our third CD to be released this fall.
Additional Booking Notes
This rider outlines tech needs for optimum performance for the band, which consists of 5 to 7 performers, but is adjustable for each show.
Tech contact: Scott Well (phone number hidden); (email hidden)
Stage: minimum size is 20’ wide x 10’ deep with 10’ height, and must be clean and free from obstructions, nails, splinters, or moisture. Stage plot diagram available for set up.
Lighting: basic stage lighting, warm wash with front/OH spot for lead vocalist.
Sound: 3 adjustable boom stands, preferably tripod base, with 3 high quality vocal microphones (Shure SM-58 or better).
4 DI boxes for ¼” instrument outputs (band can supply if needed).
4 direct stage monitors w/ separate mix feeds and EQ capability.
Minimum 16 channel professional mixing board with 4 monitor outputs.
110V AC power on stage and 48V phantom power available from board.
Sound check 60 minutes or more prior to show time, and should allow for at least 30 minutes of rehearsal/check time prior to house opening.
Note: Band can provide sound system and engineer for up to 500 people if needed, at additional cost.
Dressing: Minimum of two secure dressing rooms, one for 3 females, one for 3 males.
Room should be clean, well lit, with bathroom facilities nearby.
A Locked room for personal belonging and instruments must be available at load in.
Bottled water should be available on stage or in dressing area, snacks are welcomed!
Crew: Minimum crew is one experienced sound technician, one lighting tech (if night show) and house staff as needed for venue.
Concessions: One table and two chairs near stage or in lobby before show, at intermission, and immediately following the performance for sale of CDs and other merchandise, with AC power available.
Parking: Reserved parking for 6 vehicles near load in area.
Past Booked Events
|June 19, 2016 • 10:00am - 7:00pm||Big Irish Fair|
|June 18, 2016 • 10:00am - 7:00pm||Big Irish Fair @ El Dorado Park|
|May 01, 2016 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Muldoon's Pub Brunch n' Tunes|
|March 19, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Tudor House Lake Arrowhead St. Pat's Concert|
|March 17, 2016 • 5:00pm - 10:00pm||St. Patrick's Day party!|
|March 15, 2016 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm||Celtic Bar Association Event|
|March 13, 2016 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm||Muldoon's Pub Sexy Kilt Contest|
Influences & Inspiration
Flogging Molly, Loreena McKennitt, The Cranberries, The Chieftains, Celtic Woman, Celtic Thunder, The Fenians, Young Dubliners
Just an area of at least 10' deep and 15' wide with AC power, and we'll provide the rest!
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