Hooper & O'Toole, Celtic duo
Location: St Leonards, Sydney
Country: Australia


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Hooper & O'Toole are THE premier irish duo in Sydney. Singing all your favourite Irish songs from classics to contemporary, including Pogues, Christie Moore, Flogging Molly....and many ripper fiddle tunes that will get you dancing. Performing in most of Sydneys Irish pubs and major festivals for many years, Hooper & O'Toole are Experienced, Professional and guarantee to entertain.

Butch Hooper has been playing in Irish bands since the late 70's. Mucky Ducks in WA and Kellys Heroes sydney. He has also played in China with the Full Circle band. He has a 6 hour repertoire of Irish songs.

Tony is a dynamic fiddler with 100 fiddle tunes...jigs and reels...and has played with Mothers of Intention Celtic Band, Wheelers and Dealers, Wheeze and Suck band and Kelly's heroes. He has teamed up with Hooper for the past 6 years and they have had a 4 year residency at PJ O'Briens Irish pub ,Dicey Rileys in Wollongong. Wooly Bay Hotel, Wooloomooloo.... as well as being regulars at Cock and Bull Bondi, Friend In Hand Glebe, Old Fitzroy wooloomooloo, Tea gardens Bondi.

Hooper & O'Toole currently have a residency at KELLY"S ON KING, NEWTOWN...SUNDAYS 4pm - 7pm. Come over...have a pint...singalong...dance...have fun!

Hooper & O'Toole also play as a trio with Bodhran ,whistle  and accordion players if required.

The repertoire includes Tell me ma,  Star of the County down, Whiskey in the jar, Black velvet Band, Galway Girl, Dirty Old Town, Black is the Colour, Fields of Athenry, Black and Tans,7 drunken nights, Spancill Hill, Wild Rover, fairytale in new York, McAlpines Fueseliers, Rising of the Moon, Galway girl, Ride on, Old triangle...plus jigs and reels...and a lot , lot more.

Professional, entertaining and experienced, Hooper & O'Toole guarantee a great time!  Singing, dancing and participating ...They will make your event special and above all memorable!

REPERTOIRE

SONG LIST

  • Oh Danny Boy
  • Tell Me Ma,
  • Belfast Mill,
  • Star of the County Down,
  • I wish I was back home in Derry,
  • The Irish Rover,
  • The Worst day since Yesterday,
  • Black is the Colour,
  • Wild Rover,
  • Fairytale of New York,
  • Motherland,
  • Hot Asphalt,
  • Whiskey in the Jar,
  • 7 Drunken Nights,
  • The Joyce Country Celiedh Band,
  • Galway Girl,
  • N17,
  • Dirty Old town,
  • Black Velvet Band,
  • McAlpines Fusiliers,
  • The Green and Red of Mayo, 
  • Drunken Sailor,
  • Little Lion Man,
  • Fields of Athenry,
  • Avondale,
  • The Moonshiner,
  • The Patriot Game,
  • Finnegans Wake,
  • The Waxy's Dargle, 
  • The Hills of Connemara,
  • The Black and tans,
  • Spancel Hill, 
  • The Rising of the Moon,
  • The Old Triangle,
  • Claire to here, 
  • Ride on,
  • Whip Jamboree,
  • The Holy Ground,
  • Caledonia,
  • Wasn't that a Party
  • The Ballad of an Ordinary Man,
  • The Banks of the Roses
  • Devils dance floor
  • Worst day since yesterday
  • Sound of the Thunder(fureys)
  • Brown Eyes (Pogues)
  • Dicey Riley
  • Red Rose café
  • The Leaving of Liverpool
  • City of Chicago
  • Grace
  • America Cried

Australian:

  • Dennis O'rielly,
  • Marco Polo,
  • South Australia,
  • Only 19,
  • Lachlan Tigers,
  • And the Band played Waltzing Matilda,
  • Poor Ned,
  • Shores of Botany Bay,
  • Coopers Ale,
  • Augathella Station,
  • The Overlander,
  • Jim Jones, 
  • The Backblock Shearer (Widgeegoarra Joe),
  • The Limejuice Tub,
  • A thousand Miles Away, 
  • Lazy Harrys,
  • Queensland Whalers,
  • Waltzing Matilda,
  • Oh For Me Grog.………………...

TUNES

  • Tommy Peoples/Windmill/Sisco kid
  • PJ’s/Fields of Glentown/Sligo maid
  • Miss kate’s homework/Blazey’s jig/Penny’s from heaven
  • Clare jig/Whelen’s fancy/Connaughtmans rambles
  • Boys of malin/ Gravel walk
  • Yards/ Lilting banshee/Donnybrook fair
  • Trip to Pakistan/Rights of man
  • Spootiskerry/Villjafojord
  • Cooley’s jig/ High Reel/Merry Blacksmith
  • Morning dew/musical priest/ Musical priest 2
  • Silver spear/ Hunters Purse/Merry Blacksmith
  • De Eye Wifey/ maggies pancakes
  • Glentown/ Drowsie maggie/Man of the house/ Pretty Blue Seagull
  • Blarney Pilgrim/ Mooncoin jig
  • Wicklow Hornpipe/Belfast jig
  • King of the fairies
  • Ashokan Farewell
  • Bonnie kate/ Julia Delayneys/Frankies reel
  • Found harmonium
  • Lunasa set 1
  • Lunasa set 2
  • Dunmore lassies/ Rosies reel
  • In your dreams/ Piper on the Hob
  • Sevens
  • Madawben castle/Dinkies
  • Haste to the wedding/ Blacktown jig
  • Road to lissternvarna set
  • Ship in Full sail/ Hunters purse
  • Masons apron
  • Frieze britches/ tamlin
  • Lord Mayo set
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