The Malarkey Brothers - An Irish beat heard near and far

Fast Facts


Over the years, The Malarkey Brothers have matured their Irish beat and charismatic stage performance at well-known Irish pubs in the Philadelphia area. These pub experiences became, and continue to be, the inspiration for many songs on their music CD’s.

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2010-2023:   Thousands of performances and addition of new band members Gina (violin) and Keith (bass, vocals). The Malarkey Brothers (and Sister) continue to grow their fan base in the Philly area and around the world. We are regular performers at the West Goshen Park Summer Concert Series, Bellevue State Park Summer Concerts, and the headliner every St. Patrick’s Day at Kildare’s in West Chester.

2009:   Released third CD, the “GREEN ALBUM”, featuring new songs like The Erin Express and Galway Girl.
2008:   Helped Kildare’s Irish Pub win the Best Music Award performing on the Kildare’s float Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade; The boys play on the float each year.
2006:   The “best pub crawl ever” on St. Patrick’s Day, when the band performed at all five Kildare’s locations starting at 7:00 a.m. in Philadelphia. The event was featured on FOX 29 Morning News.
2003:   Played the Grand Opening of the very first Kildare’s location in West Chester, PA.
2002:   Opening act for the legendary Wolfe Tones at Finnigans Wake, Philadelphia, PA.
2001:   Released second CD, “The Malarkey Brothers Live!” featuring title track
Whiskey on a Sunday.
1999:   Released first CD “Get Your Irish Up“, giving the band a new level of popularity in Irish community.
1986-1999:   Honed their craft at many fine establishments in the Delaware Valley including Gillane’s Tavern, Cavanaugh’s, Westy’s, Brittingham’s and many others.
1986:   The Malarkey Brothers band is founded.