The Alan Kelly Gang
  • “a force to be reckoned with”

    R2 / ROCKnREEL
  • “a drive and energy that will keep the
    chill out of the coldest winter night”

    Folk Radio UK
  • “absolutely fantastic”

    Mike Harding – BBC Radio 2
  • “a master of the piano accordion”

    Folk Roots
  • “world class talent”

    Irish World
  • “you’ll absolutely fall in love”

    Timber & Steel – Australia
  • “beautiful music from master musicians”

    Irish Music Magazine

The Alan Kelly Gang:

Fronted by Ireland’s piano accordion maestro and with three critically acclaimed masters of their craft in tow, the Alan Kelly Gang sit firmly at the cutting edge of the traditional and world music scene. Hailed by international critics for their consummate musicianship and powerful, emotive performance, they deliver a unique and diverse perspective to the Celtic repertoire, amalgamating a musical dialogue that spans the Celtic countries, all the while with Ireland sternly at its helm. With powerful instrumentals and vocals, strong dynamics, driving rhythms and buoyant harmonies, their music will draw even the most fainthearted listener into the passion that they put into the music they play.

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News:

10/09/2013: 

Band Recording PicIt's official, recording for the new album has finally begun! The Gang (Alan, Steph, Alasdair and Tony) joined by percussionists Jim Higgins and Martin O'Neill have hit the studio with producer, Manus ...

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20/03/2013: 

We are thrilled to announce we will be performing at this years WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL, one of North America’s premier outdoor music festivals taking place from July 11-14, 2013! We will also be announcing some more Canadian festival dates for the summer very shortly ...

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18/02/2013: 

Hi Folks, We are delighted to be taking part in this great concert this coming Friday, Feb 22nd 2013 at 8pm here in the heart of Galway City at An an Taibhearc Theatre in aid of the Children's Language Development Preschool. We will be joind by a host of top Irish musicians including Patsy & ...

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