Minnie and the Illywackers



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