Default lineup: 4 members
4 piece band: singer/guitarist, flautist, mandolin, banjo
Connery are all professional musicians who came together 5 years ago from a mixture of academic formal semi-pro and session music backgrounds to form one of the most vibrant and lively bands on the Irish music scene today.
Connery also specialise in Ceilidh's and use excellent Callers for all types of Ceilidh whether you want yours to have an Irish Scottish or English flavour! Connery also have a top quality and self-contained Dynacord PA and Bose speaker system.
Joanne is a professional musician who has played the flute from the age of 7 has a formal music education and also plays saxophone and keyboards. Joanne’s favourite instruments are a silver Flute and a Rudell Carte wooden flute on which she can play virtually any style of music ranging from Irish through Country to Rock and Roll!
Ken is a self taught professional musician who started playing flamenco style at the age of 18 and later graduated to Mandolin, Mandola and Banjo as he became interested in Traditional Irish music. He has played as a session musician and with various Irish and Folk bands and has a unique Mandolin style. He plays a Sobell Mandolin, one of the best acoustic instruments around and a Ryder 4 string electric mandolin.
Alan is a professional musician who can play various instruments from guitar to keyboards. He has played with several bands ranging from Folk Rock to a top flight Ceili Band. He currently features in Connery on a Deering electric Banjo and a Sobell Bouzuki He is an accomplished tunesmith and his knowledge of Irish tunes is unsurpassed.
Barrie sings and plays a Loud-One (Louden) Guitar. He is a professional musician and has played on the folk and country scene for many years and and is acknowledged as having one of the greatest and varied repartees in the business.