Shane Makem is a third generation Irish folk singer having spent two decades touring the U.S., Canada and Ireland with the band the Makem Brothers in several different incarnations. He has played before millions of people from Ottawa to Texas, California to the Caribbean & Hawaii and over to Ireland, highlighting national PBS specials and popular Irish talk shows along the way.





Colm O’Brien is a singer, songwriter, and guitar player of unique ability who seamlessly blends traditional music with his own compositions in a manner that expresses a deep respect for the past with eyes firmly on the present and future.



Declan was born the youngest of eleven children and began playing guitar at aged 8, moving on to Mandolin & Banjo. His first taste of playing music in public came when he and his brother Leonard began playing music around the local pubs in Donegal. During this time, Declan toured Scandinavia with Derry band ‘Thundering Down’, and is now lead singer for the band “Devri”



 Pat Kelleher who hails from Dripsey, County Cork, Ireland is an accomplished musician and singer and has played and sung for over 30 years and is now renowned locally and abroad for his folk singing and in particular his five string banjo playing in many styles. He is now in 2012 taking it more seriously and is starting out on a professional basis as a part time commitment for now.

 He generally performs at pubs, theatres and festivals all over Ireland and has toured in the USA, Germany and the UK.

 He has had many influences during his life, notably Luke Kelly of The Dubliners, Tommy Makem, Christy Moore, Pete Seeger, Furey Brothers, Peggy Seeger, Stan Rogers, Eric Bogle, Tom Paxton to name but a few. He has met all of these afore mentioned artists and has performed with many. Read more….



Terence O’Flaherty is a singer/songwriter from Ennistymon Co. Clare in the west of Ireland. He is from a family of singers and learned his earliest songs from family and local singers and musicians and travelling storytellers and singers. In the 1970s Terence emigrated to London and joined the thriving Irish music scene in the capital. On various occasions Terence has performed at many of the premier London venues with some of Irelands leading musicians including, The Chieftains, Planxty, The Fury’s, De Danann and Paddy Keenan. Terence has performed on radio and television and was a featured artist on BBC television at the Cambridge folk festival. His songs are played regularly on Irish radio. Terence has also performed with classical, jazz and funk artists and has performed widely in the UK, Europe and the USA. His debut album Crosscurrents was very well received and reviewed. Crosscurrents was followed by Ghosts then Trace. A fourth album is imminent.



Boston’s Erin Og is a nationally known Irish Ballad Band


Bobby Mullis – Vocals/Guitar/Tin Whistle and the Founding member of the band and lead singer


Stuart Peak – Vocals/Mandolin/Whistles/Banjo/Guitar/Bass


.Stephen Gill – Vocals/Bass/Guitar/Harmonica’S ERIN OG

Mike DeAngelis

Mike has been performing for audiences, in Upstate NY and throughout New England, since attending UNH in 1980. He spent over twenty years in the popular Upstate NY Irish/rock band “Hair of the Dog” and just finished a six year stint with “Get Up Jack” (w/his childhood friend/band partner John Haggerty) before moving to Cape Cod, Ma. in September of 2019. Mike, and his wife Suzie, decided to move to sunny Florida, to be more accessible for their kids (and future grand-kids). They’re now making Port St. Lucie, FL their home and still plan on returning (and working) on Cape Cod for the foreseeable Summers. Meanwhile, Mike is working on playing more solo gigs near their home, including daytime work at local and regional Senior Residences. The show must go on!


Sean is a solo performer on guitar, piano and harmonica, and has performed on

Cape Cod and throughout New England & New York with his unique repertoire of

originals, and both modern and traditional folk, country, celtic . This is Sean’s second cruise with us and most likely not the last.

Caroline Brennan

Music has always been a big part of her life, starting from when she was very young.  Her late father, Noel Henry, was a well-known musician who introduced her to many different genres of music…. Irish, country, folk, rock, etc.   Caroline has been singing since she was 10 years old, participating in different singing/choral groups throughout high school and college. Upon graduating, she decided to learn the guitar.  Caroline is joining the cruise again in 2025 and most likely after that as well.

Paul Kenneally & Tim Keohane


Keohane and Kenneally have been thrilling audiences throughout New England and beyond for years.  Hailed as Boston’s best duo, Tim and Paul will blow you away with their diverse and lively set list.  They will be sure to get you up dancing!


Finbar Doyle

Finbar Doyle Irish folk singer presents the music of Christy Moore, Moving Hearts & Planxty. Finbar has released a contemporary folk album… He will be a wonderful addition to the 2025 cruise!