Dublin 5 has taken the Celtic music scene by storm thanks to an eclectic mix of traditional roots and blazing instrumentals with an amped up rock twist. Their musicianship and show is nothing short of high octane. Their fan base is continually expanding and covers people of all ages from all walks of life. The name Dublin 5 is the region in Ireland where Ray Murphy, lead singer in the band, grew up as a child.
Dublin 5 has performed at The Milwaukee Irish Festival, The Syracuse Irish Festival, The Oshkosh Irish Festival, The Maryland Irish Festival, The Celtic Classic, The Celtic Fling, The Dayton Ohio Irish Festival, The Annapolis Irish Festival,The Maryland Renaissance Festival, FEDEX Field, Southern Maryland Celtic Festival, Raven’s Stadium, USNA Stadium and Shamrock Fest Washington, D.C.
Dublin 5 are fronted by Ray Murphy (lead guitar) from Dublin, Ireland and backed by Jenn Belle (fiddle), Gary Hewitt (bass), Jim Martin, (percussion), and drummer Kevin Shook. They are sure to keep you on edge until the final track has been played!
Timmie Metz Band rocks! From Led Zeppelin to Pharrell Williams, Timmie Metz Band delivers a powerful, soul filled performance. These aren’t watered down cover songs. Timmie’s voice is pleading with you, and you give in!” www.timmiemetz.com
The Eastport Oyster Boys
Musical Goodwill Ambassadors
Recognized as Musical Goodwill Ambassadors to the City of Annapolis, the Maritime Republic of Eastport and the Chesapeake, The Eastport Oyster Boys love to share their musical celebration of life on the shores of the Chesapeake and its scenic rivers with audiences of all ages. For over two decades they have educated, amused and delighted thousands with their wit, wisdom and special message of stewardship and appreciation for the Bay and its unique maritime culture and history. Anyone who loves being on or near the water will find they have a lot in common with these guys, whose simple philosophy is wrapped up in the three basic necessities of life “a good hat, a good dog and a good boat!”
Though calling the waterman’s village of the Maritime Republic of Eastport home, their songs and stories ring true to any of the Chesapeake’s harbor towns, rivers or quiet coves and have been appreciated as far as the shores of Nova Scotia, Ireland, Europe and Australia. The Boy’s spirit and music has also been featured in numerous national and international radio, television, print and film productions. The Eastport Oyster Boys entertain with a wide variety of musical styles that include folk, island rhythms, traditional Celtic, Dixie-swing, maritime chanteys, haunting waltzes and even some good ol’ rock-and-roll.
So come aboard for get ready for a fun time with The Eastport Oyster Boys. The crabs are hot and as we say here on the Bay “come on in.. the water is fine...”