Minnie and the Illywhackers is a vaudevillian, ukelele swing band. Their style and instrumentation ( vocal harmonies,ukelele,stand up bass,mandolin,dobro,fiddle and trumpet with a little harmonica thrown in) evokes an intimate,old supper club feel. Their set is comprised of original songs, and forgotten classics from the first half of the 20th century.
Angie McLaughlin – Vocals, Ukulele
Sheila Sullivan – Fiddle
Shane McGrath – Mandolin, Guitar
Gerry Fitzpatrick – Dobro, Guitar, Accordeon
Carl O’Byrne – Cornett, Trumpet
Christian Volkmann – Double Bass, Harmonicas