H-town's Heir to the Emerald Throne
American Celtic Rock Band
Blaggards (no “the”, pronounced BLA’ GUARDS or BLA’ GHERDS, depending on where you’re from) is an Irish rock band that formed in July 2004 in Houston, Texas.
Lead vocalist/guitarist Patrick Devlin, bassist/vocalist Chad Smalley, and Heide Riggs on fiddle perform Stout Irish Rock. Traditional Irish music mixed with rock n’ roll, informed by everything from Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley to Thin Lizzy and Black Sabbath. They have been compared to bands like Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, and the Pogues.
Dallas’ Foremost Hometown Irish Band!
Rockin’ Acoustic Music
Sometimes you want a traditional ballad, sometimes you just need to dance. River Driver scratches both of those itches and everything in between.
Playing an eclectic mix of traditional Irish Fiddle tunes, pub songs, folk, and classic rock -- get ready to clap and sing with your friends!
Aidan Flanagan has been playing classical violin and Irish fiddle since he was nine years old. His quick licks are accompanied by Michael Logan's dynamic acoustic guitar playing and Jarod's Schmitt's masterful percussion.
America's Celtic Rock Band!
The musical engine of CLEGHORN is renowned fiddler Dylan Cleghorn and his father, the legendary Texas guitarist John Cleghorn. CLEGHORN’s unique brand of “Celtic rock” mixes their original songwriting with high-energy fiddle and bagpipe tunes.
The Celtic Music News review of CLEGHORN's album states: "The robust and pristine sound of Dylan Cleghorn's fiddle is wrapped in heavy pop rock rhythms that approach anthemic intensity. John Cleghorn, adding his original songwriting, screaming guitar riffs and golden vocal melodies, reveals himself as a man who truly knows rock."
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