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The Lilting Banshees

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Current rating for The Lilting Banshees: 5 out of 5 (3 votes).

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The Lilting Banshees

Eoin - Guitar/Vocals
Nessan - Banjo
Pete - Fiddle
Double Bass Dan

Drawn from the North London Irish music session circuit The Lilting Banshees are an Irish trad act of the highest quality. They can perform an entirely Irish set or pep it up with part pleasers such as No Diggity, Here Comes the Hot Steppa and a plethora of Motown hits.

Act Information


Eoin - Guitar/Vocals
Nessan - Banjo
Pete - Fiddle
Double Bass Dan

Extra Line-up(s)

Can play as a 2, 3, 4 or 5-piece.

Also included

We get many acoustic bookings but also have a small and large PA dependent on venue.

Lights hired as and when needed.


South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, Wales.

Previous Clients

Maximo Park. Hemingford Arms. J & A Clerkenwell. Various weddings, bars and pubs throughout London and beyond.


The band gave us exactly what we asked for. The musicians were remarkably talented both vocally and instrumentally and we'd definitely use them again.

-Kings Cross and St Pancras Partnership

It was incredible! Everyone had so much fun and Burning Reels sounded amazing. We'd love to come and hear them again!

-Colin & Rebecca, London.

I booked The Lilting Banshees to play 3 nights in Varazdin. The response was amazing: they played to packed houses everywhere they went and were booked for an extra show supporting 'Regionalni Band', such was the interest. On the strength of their excellent performances, I've been able to arrange for other UK based outfits to come and visit Croatia. Burning Reels are quality group whose energetic performances left the audiences crying out for more.
Bob Jenkins, Varazdin, Croatia.

I've had the pleasure of playing with these guys a few times. They're great players, great singers and know a lot of great tunes! We were lucky enough to have them play at our wedding and it went down a treat.

Tom English, Liverpool.

The Lilting Banshees played at our wedding in the spring of 2011. Having heard them at various venues before, we knew they would suit our wedding and the atmosphere we were aiming for. Once the date and venue was set, Nessan confirmed the bands availability and liaised with the venue to organise equipment and suitable location for the band to set up. The band was there with plenty of time to spare. The ease of communications, their active approach in dealing with the venue and their reliability made this perhaps the most simple and least stressful item to organise for the whole wedding. The music was excellent and enjoyed by the entire wedding party; with plenty of guests commenting on the quality of the band. We would definitely use them again for future parties and recommend them to anyone looking for decent music, and a professional service, for their day.

Ed Wollaston, Hong Kong.

The Lilting Banshees played at our wedding in the Raquet Club in Liverpool. We both loved the music and it had all the guests up dancing. It really made the day memorable. Thanks again Nessan for all your help and the great music!

Eddie and Faith King, Manchester.

Booked these guys for my daughter's christening and was highly impressed with their set. Very reasonably priced for such a talented and professional group of musicians and really nice people as well.

Nick Meade, North London.

The Lilting Banshees played at our wedding in August 2013. They were exceptional.

The brothers played my wife down the aisle, with a beautiful bespoke version of 'All you need is love' by The Beatles. After the reception the band entertained the guests with a superb array of songs, interacting with guests in a polite and humorous manner.

Several of our guests commented on how brilliant their music was. Burning Reels really made our day special with their unique style and fantastic personalities. Communication leading up to the event was excellent.

I will be re booking them for my upcoming 40th birthday celebrations.!

Chris Conlon, Corby.

The Lilting Banshees were great. Really personable and very professional at the same time. They catered for our logistical requests which included the tricky timing of my wife's late entrance and some music on the move. I wouldn't hesitate to hire The Lilting Banshees again or recommend them.

David Watson, Stoke Newington


Ceilidh package available.
Up-tempo traditional music with plenty of swing.
Motown and Modern Hits performed.



Lots of lively sets of reels and jigs.

Whiskey in Jar
The Jolly Beggarman
Fields of Athenry
Fishermans blues
Molly Malone
Irish Rover
Dirty Old Town
Tell Me Ma
The Galway Shawl
My Girl
Here Comes the Hot Steppa
No Diggity
Blueberry Hill
Stand By Me
Jackie Wilson Said

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.

Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)