What happens when a group of professional Irish-Celtic musicians plays '80s music?
Flogging Seagulls is a unique '80s live music experience. Utilizing traditional Irish instruments (accordion, banjo, fiddle, mandolin) and a rocking rhythm section, Flogging Seagulls plays all the great '80s New Wave music from the classic KROQ era: Depeche Mode, The Cure, Duran Duran, Billy Idol, The Smiths, Culture Club, Eurythmics, The Police, Flock of Seagulls, and dozens more. It's an '80s dance party with an Irish flair!
There are many great '80s bands, but there's only one Flogging Seagulls. Shamrock of the '80s!
Flogging Seagulls is a member of the L.A. County Arts Commission Musicians Roster.
Flogging Seagulls was such an amazing band to work with. They were easy going, beyond helpful and accommodating and most of all super talented! The energy they brought to our event for Cigar & Spirits Magazine's End of Summer Bash was incredible! They were so good that they were even offered a wedding gig from an attendee at our event. Would highly recommend them if you're looking for a fun, professional, high energy and talented band that will keep your guests dancing and singing the whole way through!
Price Range: $300 and up
What to Expect
Flogging Seagulls provides the complete '80s dance band experience. You can expect the highest quality musicianship, friendly, professional band members, an easy, efficient booking process, and hours of fun dance music that keeps the party going.
We can provide our complete set list to potential clients, allowing you to customize your evening's playlist. With a little advance notice, we can even learn your requests if you want to hear your favorite '80s songs.
Additional Booking Notes
All we need is a power source. We provide all the required sound equipment, so it's one less thing for you to think about. We know you have an event to run, so just plug us in and let Flogging Seagulls get your party rocking!
Influences & Inspiration
A-ha, ABC, The Bangles, Billy Idol, Bow Wow Wow, Buggles, The Cars, The Clash, The Cult, Culture Club, The Cure, Dead or Alive, Depeche Mode, Devo, Dramarama, Duran Duran, Echo & the Bunnymen, Elvis Costello, Eurythmics, Flock of Seagulls, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Gary Numan, The Go-Go’s, Human League, INXS, Joe Jackson, Joy Division, Kajagoogoo, Kim Wilde, Men at Work, Modern English, Naked Eyes, New Order, OMD, Pet Shop Boys, The Police, Psychedelic Furs, The Ramones, REM, The Smiths, Soft Cell, Split Enz, Stray Cats, Talk Talk, Talking Heads, Tears for Fears, Violent Femmes, Wall of Voodoo
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