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Barn Storm

Veterans of very many gigs at Irish pubs, St Patricks Day events, festivals, race course days and Irish weddings, Barn Storm also have dozens of mainstream rock and party classics, with an interesting twist, courtesy of the ever-present violin that carries lead guitar solo lines as well as the conventional jigs and reels.

Act Information


Jake - crazy Irish fiddler
Rory - bass guitar, vocals
Alexis - guitar, vocals
John - drums, vocals

Extra Line-up(s)

Barn Storm duo - just acoustic guitar/vocal, fiddle/vocal and for slightly mellower environments.

Barn Storm ceilidh and barn dance act - the four piece band plus a caller

Also included

Mackie 16 channel desk, powered Mackie 450 speakers, powered Mackie 1.5kw sub bass unit. 2 x 4 parbar led lighting with designed, programmed lighting cues and changes run via DMX from laptop (8 led lights in total) which also runs keyboard sequences, loops, string sounds etc.


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

Previous Clients

Allied Irish Bank, Guiness, Kempton Park race course, Epsom Race course, Sandown Race course, O'neills Irish Bars throughout the South of England, countless Irish weddings, and old Mrs Flaherty from 72 Sandy Lane, County Kilburn


I wanted to pass on our HUGE thanks for recommending Barn Storm. They were absolutely incredible and we all loved them. The village also heard their music and were really impressed, too, which is great.

It was a great night and the band members were all beyond lovely, so a huge thank you, again.

-Jacqueline Phippard

I booked Barn Storm for my son's wedding and couldn't have been more thrilled; they were the perfect choice. The band members were utterly relaxed and so much fun, and the atmosphere that they created was incredible. Everyone commented on how great they were and they got the dance floor filled in an instant - with the young and old - and we all stayed dancing throughout their entire set. They even invited the best man up to sing - and my son joined in with one song - and it was so much fun. The villagers commented on how brilliant the band was (apparently, they've been the talk of the town, this morning) and one local couple has asked for their name so that they can book them for their wedding. Barn Storm - I can't thank you enough. You were such pros, I really enjoyed meeting you all and you were the perfect band for such a special day. I also hope that you enjoyed the doughnuts!

-Jacqueline Phippard

Super. Created brill atmosphere. Musicians and vocals were superb and really played to the room. Very willing to play requests and very reposive and helpful in the lead up to my wedding. Highly recommend

-aisling mccarthy

Fantastic band got every one up dancing.
Good mix of music for my St Patricks Night Ball.
Easy to work with and would definitely book again.

-Ken Lord Mayor of Portsmouth

Richard’s Big Birthday, 11 November at The Boileroom, Guildford
Hi Barnstorm & co, You were amazing! Thank you so much for playing on Saturday night, you really made the party! We have had so many positive comments about the band, I hope you get some more bookings on the back of it. Best wishes, Sue & Richard

Excellent band, went down very well at my 50th Birthday Party. Very musical, flexible and good humoured. Would recommend them to others.

-John Joyce

We didnt even get a chance to thank you for last night. We had a brilliant evening. You guys were fantastic and make it really special. Thanks so much and I hope your journey home wasnt too bad.

-Russ and Jess July 2012

Great set guys


"Hi Alex,
We have not spoken for a while, however, I just wanted to let you know that everything is very much on track with our wedding band on 25th June Barn Storm that we booked through you.
We have been to see Alexis and the guys play and they did a fantastic gig and spend a lot of time with us to discuss a few details. We have since spoke on the phone and arranged the finer details of the gig and everything has been organised.
I would like to say in advance that I am very impressed with Alexis's genuine desire to help organise our gig to just how we would like it and we will be highly recommending them if their performance is like what we saw.
Thank you for putting us in touch with them.
Kind regards,
Paul Keith-Jopp"

Hi Rick,

The band was absolutely wonderful and I have had nothing but positive feedback from all at MCI. They really made a great effort and made the party a million times more enjoyable. They were also very flexible with regards to setting up outside (rather than in the hot barn) and we are more than happy to recommend them to future projects.

Please pass on our thanks to them and I will hopefully be back in contact in the not too distant future."
Events Organisers Party July 2010

"We have had so many comments about how great the band were. You got everyone dancing from the very first song!"
Alison and Giles Burchill, 14/11/09

"We are immensely grateful that we booked Barn Storm to play at our wedding. You broke the ice, made people laugh, and absolutely kick-started the party for us. We have passed on your details to quite a few of our friends and I would not be surprised if we see you again at more than one wedding next year!"
David and Pauline Avery,

"I want to give you my heartfelt thanks, not only for the superb job you did on the night itself, but for the way you dealt with my questions, anxieties, changes of plan, and micro management, in the days and weeks leading up to our wedding day. We had such particular ideas about all aspects of the music we wanted, but I now realise we need not have worried at all!"
Kate and Paul Stevenson

"We will never forget the way you guys handled a packed dance floor of my crazy friends and family, juggling my mad Aunt Lucy singing 'Its Raining Men', playing off the cuff requests without blinking, and handling stage invasion by my Uncle Phil without missing a beat! That night will be talked about in our family for years to come."
Liz and Guy Saunders

"What a superb night! Barn Storm provided the perfect finish to a very successful launch party. "
Dave McClements, Greencore consulting, 4/12/09

"I have never seen my father-in-law dance before, let alone sing! I'm not sure I ever want to again either, but the band absolutely made the evening come alive, and we still talk about it six months on!"
Amanda Mason, 22/8/09

"We have started a trend! We should be charging you guys commission for the amount of work we have put your way!"
Tim & Sally Davis, 23/4/09

"If there is one thing I would say to any bridezillas out there (and I should know because I am one) it's this: If you are lucky enough to see this band play before your wedding day, you know you have one less thing to worry about! With Barn Storm, your night is in safe hands."


Irish Jigs and Reels
Modern Irish Rock, traditional Irish songs
Crazy Irish Fiddler



Irish Songs:
I'll Tell Me Ma (The Belle of Belfast City)
Whisky in the Jar
Irish Rover
Fields of Athenrye
Dirty Old Town
Galway Girl
Molly Malone
Christy Moore Lisdoon Varna
Riverdance Theme
Danny Boy
Jigs and Reels (traditional fiddle tunes)
Toss the Feathers
The Silver Spear
The Silver Spire
Ten Penny Bit
The Monaghan
Gone to California
Other Great Fiddle Tunes
Cotton Eyed Joe
Charlie Daniels Band The Devil Went Down to Georgia
Guns n Roses Sweet Child of Mine (not kidding!)
Europe The Final Countdown
The A Team theme tune
Nena 99 Red Balloons (in German)
Baywatch theme tune
Pulp Fiction theme tune
Meredith Brooks Bloke (male version of Bitch)
Chas n Dave Rabbit
50's & 60's
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Beach Boys Surfing USA
Elvis Jailhouse Rock
Eddie Cochran Summertime Blues
Roy Orbison Pretty Woman
Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode
Van Morrison Moondance
Monkeys Daydream Believer
Monkeys I'm a Believer
Simon & Garfunkle The Boxer
The Beatles All You Need is Love
Kinks All Day & All of the Night
Kinks Lola
Tom Jones It�s Not Unusual
The Beatles Sergeant Pepper�s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Tom Jones Delilah
Johnny Cash Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash Walk the Line
Mamas & Papas California Dreaming
Monkeys Day Dream Believer

70's & 80's
Thin Lizzy The Boys are Back in Town
The Pogues Fairytale of New York
U2 Where the Streets Have No Name
Supertramp Give a Little Bit
Rocky Horror Show Timewarp
John Denver Country Roads
Madness It Must Be Love
Soft Cell Tainted Love
Queen Fat Bottom Girls
Spinal Tap Big Bottom
Metalica Enter Sandman
Ian Dury & The Blockheads Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
The Wurzels I've Got a Brand New Combine-Harvester
Queen Bohemian Rhapsody
Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline
Jerry Rafferty Baker Street
Don Maclean American Pie
U2With or Without You
Chaka Khan Ain't Nobody
Michael jackson I Blame it on the Boogie
Clash Should I Stay or Should I Go
Lionel Richie Dancing on the Ceiling
Bon Jovi Living on a Prayer
Spandau Ballet Gold
Buggles Video Killed the Radio Star
Wham Wake Me Up
Status Quo Rocking All Over the World
Bryan Adams Summer of 69
Kim Wilde Kids in America
Michael Jackson Beat It
Madness Baggy Trousers
Dolly Parton working 9 to 5
Guns n Roses Paradise City
Proclaimers 500 Miles
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama
Billy Joel Uptown Girl
Roy Orbison You Got It
Journey Dont Stop Believing
Barry Manilow Copacobana
Abba Gimme Gimme Gimme
Paul McCartney Live and Let Die
Glenn Campbell Rhinestone Cowboy
Santana She's Not There
Bryan Adams Run to You
Human League Dont You Want Me Baby
Bee Gees How Deep is Your Love
Cat Stevens Wild World
Queen One Vision
Neil Diamond Forever in Blue Jeans
Sqeeze Up the Junction
Barry Manilow Could It Be Magic
David Bowie Space Oddity
Rolling Stones Ruby Tuesday
Weather Girls It�s Raining Men
Bon Jovi Wanted Dead or Alive
Eagles Hotel California
Kool & the Gang Celebration
Abba Waterloo
Kenny Rodgers The Gambler
David Bowie Life On Mars
Joni Mitchell Free Man in Paris
Eric Clapton Wonderfull Tonight
Barry Manilow Love is in the Air
Chesney Hawkes I Am the One and Only

90's To Present
Walk the Moon Shut Up & Dance
Pharrel Happy
Daft Punk Get Lucky
Jesse Glynne Hold My Hand
Justin Timberlake Cant Stop the Feeling Rock Your Body
Bruno Mars Uptown Funk
Ronan Keating When You Say Nothing at All
Robbie Williams Strong
Mavericks Just Want to Dance the Night Away
Blink 182 All the Small Things
Wheetus Teenage Dirtbag
Rickie Martin Living La Vida Loca
Outcast Hey Ya
The Lighthouse Family Ocean Drive
Goo Goo Dolls Iris
The Verve Bitter Sweet Symphony
Train Drops of Jupiter
REM Losing My Religion
Stereophonics Have a Nice Day
U2 Beautiful Day
Kylie Outta My Head
Plain White Ts Hey There Delilah
Massive Attack Teardrop
Jack Johnson Better Together
Maroon 5 She Will Be Loved
Paul Weller You Do Someting To Me
Red Hot Chilli Peppers Californication
The Verve Lucky Man
The Verve Sonnet
Oasis Wonderwall
Oasis Dont Look Back in Anger
U2 Vertigo
Oasis Champagne Supernova
Snow Patrol Take Back the City
Katie Perry I Kissed a Girl and I Liked It
Kasabian Fire
Robbie Williams Old Before I Die
Saw Doctors N17
Oasis She's Electric
Black Eyed Peas I Gotta Feeling
Paolo Nutini New Shoes
Paolo Nutini Pencil Full of Lead
Avril Lavigne Skater Boi
Red Hot Chilli Peppers By the Way
Amy Winehouse Rehab
Amy Winehouse Valerie
Take That Shine
Darkness I Believe in a Thing called Love
James Sit Down
Eagle Eye Cherry Save Tonight
Robbie Williams Let Me Entertain You
Oasis Wonderwall
Oasis Champagne Supernova
Oasis She's Electric
Kings of Leon Sex on Fire
Kings of Leon Use Somebody

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.)