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.

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.