A good humoured and professional band with considerable experience, they perform an infectious brand of Irish music which swings from hard hitting rebel songs to heart rendering traditional Irish ballad.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

‘Celtica’Irish music.

Rob Fairbain,  guitarist, singer and song writer in his own right has recently joined Celtica bringing with him a rich voice and a very extensive repotoire.

Greg Rough– vocals,  rollicking accordion and harmonica, brings a wealth of experience and expertise. Great dance caller.

Ian Tritt, vocals and swinging fiddle/mandolin and tin whistle. Brings colour and excitement with his legendary lead breaks and his occasional sojourn in to Blue Grass.

 Janice McBride, vocals  double bass and Irish drum, dance caller. Founding member of Celtica. Many years of experience.

‘Celtica’ performs an infectious brand of Irish music from traditional ballads to old favorites like ‘Whiskey in the jar’ to contemporary songs by the Pogues and Van Morrison, , play stacks of jigs, reels, waltzs and much more. ‘Celtica’s gigs include Pubs, and clubs, St Patrick’s day gigs, wineries like ‘Kellybrook’ and ‘Tokar’, festivals, corporate events, fund raisers, ‘Celtica’ is a very experienced wedding band (they do great knees-up weddings) with an extensive wedding repertoire. Will ‘call’ and teach bush dances and sing great harmonies. A very experienced and good natured band.   To be sure now.



  • Belfast Mill
  • Black Velvet Band
  • Brown eyed girl
  • Chains around me ankle
  • Cockles and mussels
  • Denis O’Rielly
  • Danny Boy
  • Dirty old town
  • Fields of Athenry
  • Five hundred miles
  • Galway Bay
  • GalwayRaces
  • Gypsy Rover
  • Have I Told you lately
  • I'll tell me Ma
  • Jackie Wilson said
  • I don’t mind
  • Irish Rover.
  • Leaving of Liverpool

Loch Lomond

  • Marie's Wedding
  • Maggie
  • Mullof Kintyre
  • Moondance
  • Paddy on the railroad
  • Paddy Kelly’s Brew
  • Pretty fair Maid
  • Poor Ned Kelly
  • Rare old times
  • Red Rose Café
  • Sally MacLenane
  • Spanish Ladies
  • Streams of Whiskey
  • Star of the County Down
  • Sweet Sixteen
  • Steal away
  • Strange boat
  • To her door
  • The Galway races
  • The Irish Rover
  • The rare old Mountain Dew
  • The Old Triangle
  • The Parting Glass
  • When will we be married
  •  Molly 
  • Whisky Nancy
  • Whisky in the Jar
  • Whistling Gypsy
  • Wild Rover
  • Wild mountain thyme
  • You couldn’t have come at a better time
  • You got to getta a Guinness in ya



  • Athol Highlanders
  • Soldier’s Joy
  • 100 Pipers
  • Irish washerwomen
  • Rakes of Kildare
  • Lanigans ball
  • Waves of Tory
  • Marries Wedding
  • 40 Pound float
  • Tenpenny bit
  • Kesh Jig
  • Merrily kiss the Quakers wife
  • Sally gardens
  • Brown Jug Polka
  • Denis Murphys
  • And many more


  • The Gallopede
  • Brown jug polka
  • Circassian Circle
  • OXO reel
  • Strip the willow
  • Nine pin Quadrille
  • Manchester Gallop
  • Muffin Man Jig
  • Mexican Hat dance
  • The Troika
  • Haymakers
  • Flying Pieman
  • Waves of Tory
  • Pride of Erin
  • Barn Dance
  • Hokey Pokey
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Chicken dance
  • Frog Puddles

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