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: Born and raised in Halifax Nova Scotia with roots in Scotland and Newfoundland. Tawnya moved to Ontario with her family to study music performance at Sir Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo. Tawnya is classically trained and enjoys performing with orchestras when she is not playing the Celtic flute and whistle with the Shananigans. Tawnya has been a member of the Shananigans since joining the group 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 Newfoundland , Curtis is a 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 native Newfoundland. Now residing in Ontario, Curtis looks forward to getting in touch with his Celtic musical roots as the bands bass play , Curtis joined Shananigans in 2015