Chris: raised in a typical Irish/American household where music was always an important part of family and celebration. Chris followed in his father's footsteps and now provides the unique sound of the Irish "Squeezebox" for the band. Chris has performed on stages in pubs and dance halls in Canada, the United States and Ireland. Currently residing in Canada Chris re-established the Shananigans in 2008.
Tawnya: is a native of Halifax, with family roots in Scotland, Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island. Tawnya completed her studies in music performance at a Ontario University and plays Celtic flute and whistle in the Shananigans. Tawnya is also a successful classical flutist and teaches music at her home studio. Tawnya has travelled extensively performing in Canada, Europe and the United States. Tawnya joined the Shananigans in 2009.
Robbie: Ontario born, Robbie believes himself to be a true Celt with roots in Nova Scotia, Ireland and Scotland and is an accomplished guitar, mandolin and bodhran player. He has even been known to sing on occasion. Robbie has been playing in rock and folk bands in the local bars and pubs of Ontario for many, many years. Robbie played with the Shananigans in 2008-9 and rejoined the group in 2013 so he considers himself a Shananigan-agin!
Curtis: Born & raised in St. John's Newfoundland , Curtis is an accomplished singer, song-writer, bass and guitar player. Curtis cut his teeth performing in bands at the tender age of 12 in the many bars and pubs along the famous George Street in his hometown. Now residing in Ontario, Curtis looks forward to getting in touch with his Celtic musical roots as the bands bass player. Curtis joined Shananigans in 2015