Irish Musicians Bend Oregon

Irish Musicians Bend Oregon

The Ashlings are an acoustic duo/trio from Bend Oregon featuring Laurel Brauns on guitar and vocals, Julie Southwell on violin, and cello, bass and drums depending on the occasion. “Ashling” means dream or vision in Irish Gaelic. We are the perfect Irish band for your house party, backyard BBQ, Anniversary Party, wedding or celebration of life. We have a full three-hour set of Irish ballads, drinking songs and instrumental fiddle tunes. Below is a sample of our set list, and we are always happy to learn requests.

Back Home In Derry
Star of the County Down
From Clare to Here
Black Velvet Band
The Fields of Athenry
Whistlin’ Gypsy Rover
All For Me Grog
House of the Rising Sun
Brown Eyed Girl
Spanish Lady
Spancil Hill
Drunken Sailor
Ride On – Christy Moore
Jug of Punch
Eist Do Bheal
Dirty Old Town
Black in the Colour
Party Glass
Pair of Brown Eyes – Pogues
Raglan Road
Peggy Gordon
Fairy Tale of New York – Pogues
Scarborough Fair
She Moved Through the Fair
Rising of the Moon
Cliffs of Dooneen
I’ll Tell Me Ma
The Blacksmith
Rare Oul’ Times
Whiskey in the Jar
Finnigan’s Wake
The Green Fields of France
The Town I Loved So Well
Old Maid in the Garret
Four Green Fields
Danny Boy
The Wild Rover
Long Black Veil

The Parting Glass vocal sample:

Irish Fiddle Tunes:

Skye Boat Song
Small Coals for Nailers
Irish Washerwoman
Red Haired Boy
Sergeant Early’s Dream
Cooley’s Reel
Trip to Sligo
Drowsy Maggie
Swallow Tail
The Musical Priest
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
Banish Misfortune
Lilting Banshee
Last of the Mohicans Theme
St. Anne’s Reel

In conclusion, if you are looking for Irish Musicians in Bend, Oregon, please consider hiring The Ashlings for your next private party. We have been playing professionally for twenty years and have performed in most major venues in Central Oregon. We’d love to make your special day magic!