the Shananigans

  Irish, Scottish & East Coast Celtic Rock   

Shananigans Publicity Photos

Shananigans Music

Trad. Arr. by Shananigans
The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham
Accordion Medley
The Shananigans (The Shananigans)

Shananigans Biography

Always energetic and entertaining Shananigans are considered a crowd pleasing Canadian East Coast band with a sound for all ages!

Based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, it's current members originate from Ireland, Scotland, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island giving them an amazing and diverse Maritime sound that's been wowing crowds large and small from every age and demographic from 5 to 105!

Since 2008 the Shananigans brand of high energy family friendly entertainment has been in high demand, performing at some of the areas  biggest venues and largest festivals sharing the stage with the Mudmen, John McDermott, the American Roques, George Canyon,  the Red Hot Chili Pipers, Albannach, James Hill, Parsonfield as well as many others. Known for their traditional sound with pleasing vocals and soothing harmonies Shananigans still maintain just the right amount of punch!

The Shananigans have performed at many community events, festivals & venues including;    Kitchener City Hall, Waterloo Public Square, the Kitchener Market, Bobby O'Briens, the Concordia Club, McCabe's Irish Pub & Grill, Fionn MacCool's, Conestoga College,  the Stampede Corral, the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium (the AUD), Castle Kilbride in Baden, the University of Guelph, Dorchester Arena, Brussels Arena, North Bay Rib Fest, Peddlers Pub in Sudbury, Bull and Barrel in Barrie, the Irish Festivities in Niagara Falls, the Pickering Recreation Centre, the Aurora Community Centre, the Beaches Celtic Fest in Toronto,  the Tall Ships Festival at Blue Mountain Collingwood, the Embro Highland Games, the Ontario Men's Tankard, two International Plowing Matches (Roseville & Mitchel), Fort George Celtic Fest in Niagara-on-the-lake, the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games (2011, 2015) and more!

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For Bookings in Canada & USA contact:

Chris Whelan

Cell: 519-757-5662
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