• Arranmore at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center

"Truly, a Chicago staple" - Dean Richards, WGN Radio Chicago, IL

Find out why Arranmore is the best Irish Folk band in America: listen to our music

Press & Testimonials

"The most requested version of "Danny Boy" that we play on our show is the one done by Arranmore" - Shay Clarke co-host of "Blarney on the Air" WDCB-FM radio Chicago

"Arranmore blends traditional Irish Folk Songs with a modern Folk sensibility for an infectious hybrid sound." - Chicago Sun Times

"Truly, a Chicago staple" - Dean Richards, WGN Radio Chicago, IL

"This CD ("It all begins with a Song") marks the latest chapter in Arranmore's evolution from a traditional Irish pub band to a versatile Folk-Americana act that hasn't forgotten its Celtic roots."- Chicago Tribune

" 'Memories that Echo' captures the live performance sound of Arranmore. Great stuff!" - WDCB Radio, Chicago

"Fans of the Chicago-area band Arranmore well know that there is much more
to this band than their Irish name suggests, and all of that and more can be
found in 'Memories that Echo.' If there are any misses on this album, we
can't find them" 4-stars - Pioneer Press, Chicago

"Arranmore is a joy to listen to" - Dirty Linen Magazine

"The best version of 'Danny Boy' we have heard in years" - Roy Leonard, WGN Radio, Chicago

"Arranmore has Irish roots, but is reaching out for diversity in a mix of variety of styles on its fifth and latest release, the engaging 'Memories that Echo' " - Chicago Tribune

"A folkies' dream" - Irish American Post

"Continually draw our largest crowd" - "Sounds of Summer" music series Arlington Hts., IL

"Sold out!" - Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, Arlington Hts, IL

"A talented quintet in transition, from a traditional Irish outfit to a
broader-based contemporary folk group" - Chicago Tribune

"Thank you for stopping by to perform on our show the other day. We have heard nothing but praise, praise, praise from everyone." - WGN radio Chicago, IL

"Arranmore's 'Another Chapter'all in all is a sterling effort, and one sure
to blow the cobwebs out of your speakers" - Irish Music Magazine. Ireland

"Arranmore's 'Another Chapter' has a comfortable feeling: warm, friendly
music that instantly connects between the group and the listener" - Dirty

"Nice arrangements -- love the harmonies" - WGN Radio, Chicago

" 'Memories that Echo' shows Arranmore on the brink of an exciting new era in
their musical journey" - John O'Regan, music reviewer, Ireland

" 'Memories that Echo,' what a great recording!" - John Davis, Heartfelt Music, KPFK-FM Radio, Los Angeles, CA

"Terrific performance" - WGN TV Chicago, IL

"Once again, Arranmore broke the box office attendance record" - George Brown, Maple St. Chapel Concert Series, Lombard, IL