THE BYRNE BROTHERS
Performs Friday 1:00-2:00pm, Saturday 1:00-2:00pm, & Sunday 2:15-3:15pm
"Young Artist Academy Award winners for Outstanding Music Ensemble 2022" from Hollywood
American Celtic Radio Listeners voted them “Rising Stars of the Year 2021 and Best CD Cover of 2021 for Living the Dream”
The Byrne Brothers are a multi award winning family band and Irish dancers from Donegal and one of the biggest names in traditional Irish music today. They are Luca 19 on Accordion, Finn 16 on Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar, Dempsey 13 on Bodhran & Whistle, and Dad Tommy on Uilleann Pipes, Bagpipes, Fiddle and Guitar. All County Champions on their instruments and Ulster Champion Irish Dancers.
Having moved to Orlando Florida in 2018 they became the youngest ever Cast Members of Walt Disney World.
With over 30 million views, half a million shares, over 60,000 followers on social media, front cover of The Irish Music Magazine, toured 47 US States and 2 Caribbean Cruises.
They have even received interest in Hollywood by receiving a Special Merit Award from the Young Artist Academy for Outstanding Music Ensemble 2022 where they performed for the opening of the ceremony at the Directors Guild of America Theatre.
The Byrne Brothers are making a great name for themselves in America and hope to travel to other countries in the future.
"The Byrne Brothers are taking Traditional Irish Music and Dance to a whole new level" - Irish Music Magazine
13 years old
Bodhran, Whistle, Singer, Irish Dancer, Joker and The Boss!
Dempsey is Donegal Champion on Bodhran, Ulster Champion Irish Dancer, and youngest ever Cast Member of Disney World Florida! Did his first gig when he was two and has had audiences in stitches ever since. He loves creating amazing sculptures out of whatever is lying around, reading, Star Wars, Disney World, playing golf, and surfing with his brothers.
17 years old
Banjo, Mandolin, Guitar & Irish Dancer, Music Producer, Composer and Dance Choreographer
Finn is a twice Donegal Champion on banjo and mandolin, twice Ulster Champion Irish Dancer, world qualifier and an award winning author. Finn is also a composer and wrote six of the tunes for the "Living The Dream" album. He is also studying sound engineering and produced the last two singles "Carol of The Bells" and "The Nights". He also choreographs all the dances in the show. When he's not playing music you'll find him either surfing, playing playing golf, tennis, or gone fishing!
19 years old
Button Accordion, Irish Dancer, Photographer, Videographer
Luca is Donegal Champion on Accordion and Ulster Champion Irish Dancer. He is an award winning photographer, filmmaker, and surfer. He has directed, filmed, and edited all of the recent music videos. He has also shot the front cover of our latest album cover for which he won the "American Celtic Radio Listeners 2021 Album Cover of the Year" award. He is studying movie making and hopes to be an Oscar winning Hollywood Producer/Director someday to go along with his Young Artist Academy Award.
Guitar, Uilleann Pipes, Bagpipes, Fiddle, Whistles & Vocals
Tommy from Dublin is an ex Grade 1 Bagpiper with World Champions St. Joseph's Pipe Band Clondalkin. Founding father of the Temple Bar music scene in Dublin and went on be an International Irish show director for over 25 years in places like Bangladesh, Abu Dhabi, Scandinavia and all over Europe. His biggest show was Celtic Dance Force in New Zealand with 30 dancers and an 8-piece band. Performed with The Chieftains & Michael Flatly in NY. Loves trad sessions, golf, surfing, and traveling the world.