For over twenty five years, The Fenians have delivered their potent mix of traditional Irish folk and good old rock n roll all across the USA and Ireland. With an ever expanding set of original creations, as well as contemporary and traditional tunes plucked from the panoply of the genre, these five lads put on a live show that is second to none. Their foundation is decidedly Celtic, but there is no mistaking the complimentary influences of Rock, Folk, Bluegrass, Jazz, and World music.
Through their music and voices, Terry Casey , Rob Williams , Brendan Harkins , Tardu Yegin , and Chris Pierce represent Everyman - sweet and sorrowful; brave and beautiful; angry and amused.
Since 1990,The Fenians have garnered an impressive list of accomplishments and honors, headlining theaters and festivals across the U. S. and Ireland, including: The House of Blues, The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, The Milwaukee Irish Fest, Chicago Gaelic Park Irish Fest, the Dublin OH Irish Festival, Cleveland Irish Fest, as well as The Quays and Whelans, two of Ireland's premiere live music venues, to name but a few. They are two time winners of the "Best World Music" category at the Orange County Music Awards, and were listed as one of the top 50 bands of the decade by the OC Register. In 1999, The Fenians were inducted into the Guinness Wall of Fame.
The Fenians' catalogue of nine album includes the Universal Music Group-distributed "Best of The Fenians", 2013's Celtic Rock Radio album of the year "Take Me Home", and the "Live in Concert" DVD filmed in the band's home base of Orange County, California.
San Diego’s Ass Pocket Whiskey Fellas have developed a reputation among local craft breweries, Irish Pubs and numerous outdoor events for its rousing, crowd-pleasing, eclectic performances. Often incorporating and encouraging crowd participation, with a playlist that runs the gamut from Irish traditional, Classic Country, Bluegrass, and Classic Rock, they draw a wide range of appeal for all ages. This 8 piece acoustic band was founded in the summer of 2011 by San Diego rock band veterans: Jack Laux, Steve Hoshko, and George Davis, looking to explore the connections between Irish traditional music and American roots music, infusing a rock band delivery, while still utilizing all acoustic instruments. As the Fellas’ reputation grew at various breweries, pubs and local parties, they were soon invited to perform on the Hornblower Yachts “Brews Cruises”, numerous festivals on the Bahia Bell, a classic sternwheeler party boat, the O.B. Street Fair, the Adams Ave. Street Fair, Balboa Park’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Irish Festival, Balboa Park’s Twilight In The Park series, and December Nights Festival, San Diego’s Shamrock Festival in the Gaslamp, the Mission Valley Craft Beer and Food Festival, Gator By the Bay, as well as being the opening act for The Young Dubliners, one of the great Irish rock bands of all time, at The Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach.
As the Fellas are close to completing their third CD of all original music, they are focused on getting their music out to as many listeners as possible. The Fellas have both their second full-length CD of original music, ‘Second Pint’, as well as their first CD, First Flask’ available on Amazon, iTunes and wherever songs are sold. They have their own music station featured on Pandora as well.