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ABOUT THE WILD MURPHYS 

The Wild Murphys are a very lively Irish covers group based in the north east of England. Over the last 15 years Middi and his group of raggle taggle misfits have unquestionably become one of the most popular Irish music tribute groups in the UK. The band started as a duo in 2005 with one simple goal in mind, to play Irish music that was impossible to not like. From humble beginnings playing in small pubs and clubs they quickly moved on to playing private events like garden parties and weddings. In 2010 they started playing corporate events and were soon picked up to headline Irish theme days on racecourses, they have to date played all but 6 of the racecourses in England, Scotland and Wales and have played multiple times on some of the most famous racecourses.

Despite none of the members of the group being from Ireland, The Wild Murphys have played at some of the biggest and most prestigious events not just in the UK but all over the world and have been accepted as a true Irish tribute act purely through their clear love and passion for performing that type of music, they have performed in Benidorm, Greece, Dubai, Germany and in 2010 they competed in the international Irish band competition in Las Vegas coming 3rd out of 38 acts.

 

In 2019 The Wild Murphys began an international theatre tour of the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and Holland with the "One night in Dublin" show, which features an all live 8 piece version of the band. Unfortunately due to the coronavirus the tour shut down in March 2020 just 55 shows into the 279 gig tour. The UK leg of the tour will hopefully resume in the spring of 2021 with the international part now having to be pushed back until 2023. 

If your taste in music lies on the lively side of Irish, The Pogues, The Dubliners, The Saw Doctors, Flogging Molly, The Dropkick Murphys, Brendan Shine, Nathan Carter, The Fureys and even the odd Foster and Allan now and again, then this is the group for you! - They're not a folk band, they're not a ceilidh band, they're not even a rock band, they are an out and out Irish music group, playing some of the greatest Irish classics in their own inimitable style, no-one is doing this selection of songs in this lively a style anywhere in the UK today!​

Our Current Productions

THE ULTIMATE IRISH TRIBUTE SHOW

A celebration of the music of Ireland. For over 15 years the Wild Murphys have been regarded as 'The best Irish band to never come from Ireland' and now they bring their all live show to the stage in 'One night in Dublin' a full on rollocking production featuring fantastic and lively versions of all your favorite Irish classics such as Galway Girl, Tell Me Ma, Irish Rover, Seven Drunken Nights, Dirty old town, Wild Rover and many many more. Infused with some stories and instrumental performances this is simply a great night out for fans of Irish music. The show has been highly reviewed by both the public and critics and is now in its 4th year of touring. 

See the video trailer below and for more information, tour dates and ticket links visit the dedicated website at www.onenightindublin.com

EVERYTHING IS BIGGER IN TEXAS

This is one of the biggest country music productions in Europe and features not one, not two, but three award winning singers in front of an all live eight piece band featuring fiddle and banjo. All of this is staged on outstanding wild west themed set design and is a two hour spectacular of classic country music by the likes of Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker, Johnny Cash, John Denver, Alabama amd many many more with an encore of country party songs guaranteed to send you out of the theatre with a smile on your face. So dust off those spurs and mosey on over!

See the video trailer below and for more information, tour dates and ticket links visit the dedicated website at www.onenightintexas.com

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THE TRANSATLANTIC EXTRAVAGANZA

 

Start your evening with a pint of stout in Murphy’s pub in the heart of Dublin and sing along to lively Irish classics. Then be transported across the Atlantic to our wild west saloon where you will be treated to some of the greatest country and western songs of all timeWith an all live band, award winning male and female singers, stunning stage sets and an energy and pace that few tribute shows can come close to, this show is a ‘must see’ for all fans of both Irish and Country & western music.

See the video trailer below and for more information, tour dates and ticket links visit the dedicated website at www.fromdublintonashville.com

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