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The Wandering Bard - One Man Band

One Man Band from Alexandria, VA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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MEMBER SINCE 2019
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BOOKED 25 days ago

$200 - $800 per event
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About
I'm a professional, fully insured, musician with 15 years experience. I play Irish fiddle and acoustic guitar and sing. Also some piano. I have traveled to Ireland yearly to bring back authentic music from throughout the country and played many pubs and sessions both in the Emerald Isle and the U.S. I am not a classically trained violinist who learned some Irish music for diversity's sake, I am a fiddler well versed in the nuance of real Irish and Scottish folk music. I have played weddings, funerals, pubs, vineyards, spotlight shows, house parties, receptions, and even in sessions at the library of Congress. I've also played multiple renaissance fairs and have extensive experience busking. I have full Scottish highland attire and multiple costumes to make the setting for your event perfect if you're looking for something outside of standard formal wear. I'm just as happy to be center stage as background music, my ultimate goal is to see you happy. I love unique and challenging gigs so hit me with whatever far out idea you might have. I can also perform popular contemporary music as well, as I have done that for martini bars, vineyards and parties in the past. Thank you for reading!
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Church Service

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I found this incredible violinists name Brandon on this platform. Brandon was given material to learn and nailed it. During the day of the performance, we came across some difficulty with the sound guy. Brandon was extremely patient, polite, and professional. Beyond talented and creative. He was the cherry on top for my music project... I am confident that in the near future I will book Brandon again, I enjoyed working with him.

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The Wandering Bard - One Man Band’s Response:

Sophie hired me to write and perform a violin part for her gospel song. We are from different backgrounds and I think it says a lot about her heart and open-ness that she would hire me for this gig being as how I am predominantly an Irish musician. She had a team of very talented musicians, including herself, that I was privileged to work with. The best gigs are the ones where you start with a client and end with a friend and Im happy to say that is the case here. I have no doubt that Sophie will be performing on big stages in the future and Im thankful to have been part of her journey.

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Brandon did an awesome job and was very flexible with our event!

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The Wandering Bard - One Man Band’s Response:

Hi AJ, thank you so much for being such a generous patron of the arts. You and your group were an absolute privilege to perform for, the kind of people that keeps aspiring musicians going in a difficult and frustrating field. It was absolutely wonderful being able to share some of the music from the Emerald Isle and to get to know you and your neighborhood friends a little bit. Best wishes and if I can ever be of service in the future, please don't hesitate (former client discount!). Go raibh maith agat friend!

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Blind Mary
the Hut on Staffin Island / Calum's Road
A boys lament for his dragon
Nancy Spain
Loch Tay boat song
Rosin the Bow
Roddy McCorley
Inisheer
Ashokan Farewell
Jay Unger
The Sky Boat Song
Bear McCreary
The Mountain Road
Calliope House
Si beag, Si More
Fields of Athenry
Whiskey in the Jar
Hector the Hero
J. Scott Skinner
St Anne's reel
the Tailors Twist hornpipe
Josefins Waltz
Franks reel
The merry blacksmith
The Derry Air
Scotland the Brave
By the rising of the moon
Lord Franklin
Wild Rover
Irish Washerwoman
Jessica's polka
Singer
Guitar
Acoustic Guitar
Violin
Fiddler
One Man Band
Folk Singer
Celtic Singer
Variety Singer
Top 40 One Man Band
Celtic Fiddler
Wedding Singer
Singer Guitarist
Proms
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Baby Showers
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Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fund Raisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note The Wandering Bard - One Man Band will also travel to Arlington, Falls Church, Oxon Hill, Washington, Springfield, Fort Washington, Mount Vernon, Annandale, Fort Belvoir, Newington, Temple Hills, Suitland, Accokeek, Fairfax, Lorton, Merrifield, Bethesda, Burke, Capital Heights, Capitol Heights, Clinton, District Heights, Dunn Loring, Mc Lean, Brentwood, Bryans Road, Chevy Chase, Mount Rainier, Vienna, Cabin John.
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