Various music and dance ensembles will provide the musical score for this year's St. Patrick's Day Street Festival from 17 - 19 March 2017. The performers are:

Gan Ainm

Over the last fourteen years Gan Ainm (Irish for without a name) have established themselves as Singapore's number 1 Celtic Band. With an extensive repertoire of Irish traditional and folk music, mixed with a dash of Irish rock music, punk and Celtic-influenced American pieces, as well as a few more contemporary popular songs, the band have entertained audiences at bars, clubs and functions throughout Singapore and South East Asia. Originally started as a small acoustic group, the line-up of Gan Ainm has changed over the years to their current 6-piece folk-rock incarnation.

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The Craic Horse

Two of Singapore's most established traditional Celtic musicians join forces with rock and indie artists for a punchy folk-rock-punk-funk hybrid. Merging electric fiddle, mandolin, tin whistles, tenor sax, electric guitar, bass, drums, and belligerent vocals, The Craic Horse have been hailed as one of the most original acts in Singapore. As energetic as they are irreverent - you'll love it.......

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Irish Dancers

The Irish Inspirational Dancers have 120 Irish Dancers in Singapore, aged from 5 years right up to adults. Irish Dancing is extremely popular in Singapore, and you don't have to be Irish to sign up, with a wide range of different nationalities in the classes. Purely performance based, the dancers have been invited to a variety of events including Balls, Embassy events, Parades, Golf Days and Corporate events. March is always the busiest time of the year, with many St Patrick's performances all over Singapore, and even in Penang and Jakarta. The Irish Inspirational Dancers have delighted audiences at the St Patrick's Parade since the very first year, keeping the spirit of Ireland alive in South East Asia.

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The Shambollicks

The Shambollicks return to bring classic high energy Irish rock to the St. Patrick’s Day street festival! Comprised of Gerry Cox (guitar & vocals), Roger He (bass), Mike Sutcliffe (Drums) and Nev Smith (Saxophone), they play a show that’s not to be missed!

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Babushka

Babushka's soundscape is a combination of Fauzo's electrifying guitar solos, Sophia's free-flowing keyboard playing, Don's rhythm chops and loops and Jana's improvisation full of surprises. Their repertoire consists of original jazz, folk and world music compositions - all instrumental. Each ambient tune has a story to tell and a place in mind, from treacherous mountain faces to sun-kissed beaches. The band has been around for about 3 years and has been performing in many various venues and festivals in Singapore such as the SMU, Hard Rock Cafe, The Esplanade, Hood Bar, Home Club, Blujazz Cafe, Lowercase, The Lab, The Substation, The Artistry, 8 Stanley Street and much more. The band has also performed in festivals such as 100 Bands Festival, Awaken The Dragon Festival and Singapore Night Festival and also appeared on Soft TV series. The band has gain popularity among locals as well as people all across the globe with their style of music. One of the key components in their song writing is travel and all the songs composed are inspiration based on travelling experiences.

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General Lee

General Lee is a Singapore-based rock and roll band, a throwback to the sounds of the rip-roaring counterculture era. Inspired by archaic, raw and vamp-driven music, their song writing draws on historical events and local folklore to shine a light on their home country. Hard driving bass lines and authoritative drumming provide the backdrop for swaggering vocals and raucous guitar, covering the musical ground from slashing slide riffs and swampy blues to greasy funk and rockabilly train beats.

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Miles McLean

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Rock Rosettes – a U2 tribute

Rock Rosettes are a Singaporean band, made up of four passionate musicians who are shaking up the Singapore music scene with their energetic sound and shows.

Rock Rosettes usually perform both original rock songs and covers with a sound and style that is at once feminine and edgy. Heavily influenced by a wide range of rock genres, including Top 40 hits, 80s rock, contemporary rock, punk, reggae, dance and funk music, the girls are whipping out a night of U2 songs for the 2017 St Patrick's Street Festival!

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Singapore Trad Collective

Singapore Trad Collective comprises of a group of locally-based musicians who share a love for folk music of all kinds. The core members come from Singapore and Ireland. They play trad(traditional) folk music of various kinds, primarily Irish but also Scottish and Welsh and have even been known to venture into Bluegrass on occasion. They regularly play at Molly Malones Trad Tuesday gigs and the alternative Irish music sessions on every first and third Tuesday of the month.

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Sons of Ben

After a 6 month hiatus following the departure of the lead singer, Kyle Campbell, Sons of Ben return with a new line up. Joining original members Aman Wadwa (Guitar and Vox) and Davey Jones (Bass) is guitarist and singer, Sahaj Chawla, and percussionist Rafiekin Mahmood. Delivering a set of rock 'n' roll hits and firm favorites from the last 50 years this is a band who will not disappoint: so grab a beer, and kick back to the likes of U2, The Doobie Brothers, The Travelling Wilburys, Queen, Fleetwood Mac and many more!

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The Blackberries

The Blackberries is Singapore's closest answer to The Cranberries – a fun-loving, 90's music loving quartet who enjoy playing contemporary Irish pop-rock tunes, as well as other great tunes that deserve a dusting off and sprucing up. They're also a mini-representation of the Commonwealth nations, with lead singer Dita, guitarist Richard, sax player Dom and drummer Mike hailing from India, South Africa, Singapore and the UK respectively. But their favourite day of the year? St Patrick's Day of course!

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The Yayger Bums

The Yayger Bums are a motley collection of vagrants and hobos masquerading as Irish folk musicians, primarily for the purpose of scrounging together enough spare change to drown their sorrows again. Please give your support generously.

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