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The Original

Shebeen® Irish Band

affectionately known as.......

"Hampshire's Dubliners"

'Very professional, as note perfect as can be, presented with fun and laughter and if itís Ceilidh youíre after Ė they are the BEST of Breed (and all so very NICE with it!). I dare you to sit still whilst they are on stage? They stir the emotions across the boards.'

First Choice Entertainment. (

'This superb 4 piece band will play all the favourite Irish songs & ballads in their own unique and lively way. They'll also have you up dancing with the odd reel or two!! If you like good Irish music you'll LOVE this!!'

Shebeen® Irish Band are the well established (1989) and popular Hampshire-based (will travel) four-piece Irish band playing regularly at festivals, weddings, parties, corporate events, pubs and clubs. The band has become especially sought after for wedding receptions and recently featured in Wedding Ideas Magazine. The band, which currently has four principal members, play a wide range of traditional and more contemporary Irish songs, throwing in Ceilidh instrumentals with calling when dancing is requested. For more band history and band member information click HERE

Booking the Band If you are thinking of booking the band for an event, please read the "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQ) page by clicking HERE.

Shebeen® Irish Band Pledge: We are extremely proud of our reputation and therefore when you book the band you will be getting:

25 years experience of playing all types of events and requirements.

Total reliability and stability - 100% puncuality record. When you're booking your wedding band over a year in advance you want to know they'll still be around when the big day comes!

Total professionalism.

Sensitivity to occasion.

Public Liability Insurance up to £10,000,000.

Top quality & fully PAT certified equipment.

Very competitive pricing (without agent or management fees!).

Unique performance.

Fun and laughter!

How to contact Shebeen® Irish Band:

For further information, bookings, or CD purchase telephone Roy on 07881 308289 or email:


Shebeen® Irish Band News:

For all the latest news about the band click HERE

Shebeen® Irish Band Gigs:

Gig List

For a list of all the 2013 and 2014 gigs click HERE


If you've booked the band and want to promote the gig, a poster (.pdf) can be downloaded Here

Shebeen® Irish Band Discography:

Shebeen Nearly Live (1999)

Waiting For The Wind To Change (2000)

Enjoy The Craic (2008)

For more CD details and sound samples click HERE

If you would like to see videos of our live performance click or go to the 'Video' link at the top of this page.

For a list of songs currently played by the band click Here

What others think of Shebeen®:

'Thanks so much for your fantastic performance at our wedding. I'm sure you could tell how much we all enjoyed it - everyone thought you were fantastic.'

Claire & Justin - Bride & Groom

'Shebeen really made the room come alive with their fantastic melodic singing and tremendous instrument playing. Nearly half of the audience was dancing at the end and didn't want the band to leave.'

Chapmanslade Village Website (Full report Here)

'Our members really enjoyed your music at the Irish Gourmet Dinner and we will definitely be in touch if we run a similar dinner again'.

Head of Events - RAC Club, Pall Mall, London

'Thanks for a great night of Irish music'

Senior Team Manager - Thorpe Park

'... Irish Band Shebeen were a great hit with the guests.'

Wedding Ideas Magazine

'Shebeen came back to give us another excellent night and demonstrated again their ability to get things going. They are a fine example of how good a combination of effort can be turned into a talent to entertain. Itís a pity that there are not more club bands like Shebeen.'

Folk Club Review

.........more testimonials can be found Here


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Site Last Updated: 15 October 2014

Notice: Shebeen® is the registered Trademark (No. 2511860) of the Hampshire-based Shebeen Irish Band formed in 1989. The band has no association with the Glasgow-based Irish rebel/republican band of the same name.

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