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Drunken Lullabies are a four-piece band based near Omagh. We formed early in October 2011 and are made up of balladeers Colin O’Kane, Paul Gormley and Paddy Mc Govern from Omagh, and James McShane from Dromore, and on the odd occasion we are joined by the talented Mr Barry Woods on Fiddle. We use traditional instruments such as banjos, accordion, mandolin, bodhrán, whistles and guitar along with vocals and harmonies to create an energetic, foot-stomping set blending originals and classic folk with fast paced instrumentals and covers of songs from all backgrounds. The wide variety of music styles in our set is easily explained as we each come from different musical backgrounds. Colin would happily chose a song from the very popular Mumford and Sons or something from Flogging Molly or The Boss. James would rather try something by Luke Kelly or The Pogues and Paul & Paddy would just be at home playing their beloved trad all night. But with the experience of growing up in households soaked in music, we can weave each of our musical styles together with ease and capability, and although we have own unique flavour and style, we stay routed to the earthy tones of traditional folk music. We can easily show our incredible versatility and skills as multi-instrumentalists, playing 10 instruments between us, we bring a rousing acoustic flavour to brand new songs as well as some old favorites. We continue to live up to our reputation as a phenomenal live band, serving up laughter, good times and even the odd sing along.