About Blacktye

If you are looking for a talented, lively, professional and experienced band for your wedding, corporate or social event then you should contact Blacktye. Blacktye are Ireland's premier function band, they perform a wide range of musical styles including pop, soul, rock, modern and nineties dance tunes ,jazz and even a quick Ceili and waltz   and their repertoire is constantly expanding.

With very competitive rates, Blacktye offer a number of packages. Depending on the nature and budget of your event you can choose from our different package options . These packages include music for your church, civil ceremony, drinks reception, evening band and DJ.

Blacktye have performed all over Ireland at government functions and corporate events including international rugby matches at Croke Park, Race Days at the Curragh, The Horse Show, Smithwicks Kilkenny Festival, the V.I.P area at The Police concert at Croke Park and have performed at such high profile weddings as Sue Ann McManus, daughter of J.P. McManus. They have also performed at a number of corporate for companies such as Coca Cola, Microsoft, eBay, Failte Ireland, Aviva Insurance, Twitter, Amazon, Liberty Insurance, KPMG, Diageo, ESB, Ryanair and many more.

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tell us how they're getting great feedback about the band from all their guests .
I think this happens a'lot not because i think the band are brilliant but we have a policy of making an effort regardless of how busy we are i always remind myself this is someones big day it doesn't cost nothing in money terms and emotional terms of all the planning the couple have put in ,make the night one to remember we owe it to every bride and groom.
Also if you need any help on the planning of your wedding we have our own venue and planning company .
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  • “ BlackTye!! It's a MASSIVE THANK YOU and MASSIVE THUMBS UP from us for all the magic you brought to our wedding on our big day in the Millhouse, Slane. Your cover of Starlight for our first dance was phenomenal . The music from ceremony to band was a key focus for us and you delivered everything we could've dreamed of! ”
    Maeve and Ciaran
    The Mill House Slane october 26th 2018
  • “ Great wedding band, Darragh is spot on to deal with. They worked hard on the night to keep the floor filled, playing something to suit all tastes. Would def recommend these guys. 5*s out of 5 ”
    Enda and Ann
    Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow 8th 2018eptember
  • “ The only word I can use to describe this band is awesome. From the moment they started they had everyone on their feet from very young to old they played something for everyone and there was never a moment that the floor was empty. ”
    Gillian Leavy
    Westgrove Clane Co Kildare September 21 2018
  • “ They guys where brilliant from our first contact with them.. Our dance floor was full all night and nothing was too much trouble for them. We would highly recommend Blacktye ”
    Edel and Keith Lawless
    Johnstown Estate Co Kildare September 1 2018
  • “ Getting a great wedding band was one of our highest priorities when planning our wedding and we put loads of research into it, so having seen Blacktye at a wedding previously and then also at their showcase we knew they were amazing. However they still blew us away on the night! ”
    Jess and Sean
    Hotel Kilkenny August 31
  • “ Blacktye are simply amazing, a blast, a hoot and a fantastic band. My wife and I booked Blacktye four our wedding and couldn't be happier. Darragh and the lads are a pleasure to work with and made our day that extra little bit special. We'd recommend Blacktye to anyone in an instance. ”
    Gerard Healy
    County Arms Hotel Birr co offaly August the 18th 2018
  • “ we were absolutely blown away on the day, to the song choices, the interaction with us and the guests and the lovely personel touches. The dance floor was full for the night everyone was out dancing and having fun. So many guests commented on how good the band were. ”
    Martina and Liam
    The Armada Spanish point Co Clare 11th of August
  • “ I honestly think that Blacktye are the best wedding band in Ireland! We went to a live showcase and loved their sound. They were incredibly flexible in learning our first dance song. The dance floor was packed all night long. ”
    Cathal O Connor
    Kingsley Hotel Cork city August 3rd 2018
  • “ Black tye were incredible , I decided last minute I wanted to move the wedding outside as it was summer time and they oblidged no problem , it was a magical first dance on the green at Ballymagarvey. Music was epic , highly recommend them X ”
    Zara Counihan
    Ballymagarvey Village July 24th 2018
  • “ Blacktye were amazing as our wedding band - they are so eclectic in the music they do, and do so well, they read the crowd brilliantly and kept us dancing and the floor filled all night long - it was simply amazing. They played off the crowd well too, without being cringy, ”
    Debbie Pedreschi
    Ballyseedy Catle Tralee co Kerry 19th of May 2018

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