Pipes and Pints (cz/usa) - Punkrock with Highland Bagpipes Pipes And Pints were formed in 2006 by Vojta Kalina (Highland Bagpipes/Vocals) with a dream of a band that combines punk rock with dirty folk music such as The Pogues. Soon after, he met Tomas Novotny (Guitar/Vocals, ex-Who ate my Skate) who shared the same dream, flavored by country and rock and roll. The band released a demo and toured Central Europe (Germany, Austria, Czech Rep., Slovakia) both as a headlining band and in support of The Porters, Society Parasites, and others throughout 2007 and 2008.
Celtic folk punk band from Reading, UK.
Weddings Parties Anything, often known as WPA and Weddoes, is an Australian folk rock band formed by Mick Thomas in Melbourne in 1985 and continuing until 1998. Their name came from a Clash song ("Revolution Rock") and musicologist Billy Pinnell described their first album as the best Australian rock debut since Skyhooks' Living in the '70s. WPA initially gained a reputation as a hot new band through their constant touring in their early days, however they never really became a commercial success.
Greenland Whalefishers started out in Bergen Norway in 1994, long before anyone had heard of bands like Flogging Molly or Dropkick Murphys. Combining british punk with celtic folk influences, the band soon became one of the most interesting post-pogues bands . Almost two decades of touring all around the world, releasing seven full length albums, piles of singles and EPs and an uncountable number of split-releases, contributing with music to the movie
Kilnaboy were formed in February of 2004 in Cardiff and is made up of 1 lovely lady and 6 rampant lads. Their mission in life is to spread love through dirty, filthy folkery music with the aim of planting a few seeds of love on the way. They bring Punk and Folk music together in a way you could never imagine, and it is gaurenteed to have you out of your seat, getting jiggy and shaking your legs around with groups of people you've probably never even met before! http://www.kilnaboy.co.uk
THE RAMSHACKLE ARMY as they shall hence forth be known have been on the march, providing Celt infused Punk Rock sustenance to thirsty audiences across Melbourne and Sydney since first hitting the stage mid-2010. Armed with more 4 stringed instruments than 6, the RSA have come to provide an outlet for all those drunken bums who wish nothing more than to sing loud with mates. Music designed to bring listeners out of the cold, shout
Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs. The band also performs original material. On March 11, 2010, Great Big Sea celebrated their seventeenth birthday as a band. And like almost every one of their many anniversaries spent together, they celebrated it by playing a concert, this one in Omaha, Nebraska.
When singer/songwriter J. Keenan and bassist Mark Moran formed The Go Set in 2003, it seemed only natural to combine the elements of the music they had grown up on. Having both been brought up on everything from traditional celtic and folk music, to early seventies punk rock, and with a voice for political perspective and social conscience, The Go Set embarked on a unique musical journey. Combining the folk elements of the bagpipes, accordion, and mandolin, with distorted punk guitars and a rock n roll ethos, The Go Set created a sound and direction all its own.
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One of Germany’s most talented folk- punk outfits, Across the Border, featuring an intense rhythm section, ATB derives most of their melody from accordion and fiddle with electric guitar tastefully complimenting their sound when needed.