O'Shanigans - Sweet Bough Wedding Collective
O'Shanigans

The O’Shanigans contra dance band perform Celtic, American and world fiddle tunes suitable for contra dancing, general entertainment and weddings. Fiddle and dance tunes from: New England, Southern Appalachia, Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, France, Finland, Sweden and the Middle East! We love to play our music for weddings and especially for contra dances! The O’Shanigans quartet is: Phil Robinson on guitar (Ithaca Bluegrass jam leader, multi-instrumentalist), Jon Avery (electric and acoustic fiddle), Michael Ludgate on mandolin and feet (The Canaan Institute venue and session leader), Katrina Mackey on flute and fiddle (Metku). We have our own modern sound gear and a publicity network to help gain attention for your event if needed! We also play as a trio or duo as needed.


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