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The Irish Wakers
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The Irish Wakers celebrate the songs and dance music of Ireland, with nods to the Canadian Maritimes and to seafarers everywhere.



Our line-up includes vocals, fiddle, Irish flute, mandolin, guitar, and bodhran. We'll gladly play at weddings, parties, pubs, restaurants, coffeehouses, festivals, or conventions, and, of course, wakes!


For a taste of the Wakers' good times, watch our new video on Youtube.



For more samples of the Wakers' music, please visit our Music page.


Without music, life would be a mistake.
Friedrich Nietzsche


What people say about The Irish Wakers:

The Irish Wakers played to a sold-out audience for the White Rock Irish Club. Members were entertained with a brilliant selection of traditional Irish music. There was great energy in the room and the music was enjoyed and appreciated by all.
                 Deirdre O'Ruairc, White Rock Irish Club President 

I really enjoyed your music at the Feed the Hungry event.  It was the first time that I heard the Irish Wakers and I must say that I was very impressed.
                               —Catholine Butler, The Celtic Connection

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