Brobdingnagian Bards - Irish Drinking Songs, Scottish Folk Songs, Filk & Fantasy Music
Irish Drinking Songs, Scottish Folk Songs, Filk & Fantasy Music
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Artist Name: Brobdingnagian Bards
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Musical Idiom: Irish and Celtic folk music with a comedic twist
Latest Album: Real Men Wear Kilts

Members & Instruments:
Marc Gunn - autoharp, vocals
Andrew Mckee - recorder, mandolin, vocals


· Stage Plot (pdf) 34kb
· Downloadable Flyer (pdf) 1.94MB

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Favorite Musicians

Enya, The Dubliners, Sinead O'Connor, U2, Clannad, Dolores Keane & John Faulkner, The Irish Rovers, Bryan Bowers, Ed Miller, Solas, Old Blind Dogs, Loreena McKennit, Jean Redpath, Lunasa, Great Big Sea, Black 47, Elvis Presley, Fabrizio de Andre, Jars of Clay, David Garza, Altan, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Mozart, Beethovan, Al Grierson, Roger Miller, Rogers & Hammerstein, Bill Joel, Paul Simon, Wierd Al Yankovich, Clandestine, Bing Crosby, Barenaked Ladies, They Might Be Giants, Jackopierce, Angelo Branduardi, The Beatles, Bjork, Cat Stevens, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Radiohead, Stone Temple Pilots, The Wolfe Tones


  • #1 Best Folk Act in 2007 Austin Music Awards
  • Sold over 10,000 CDs on their own indie label, Mage Records
  • One of the Top 10 most-downloaded bands on the original with over five million downloads
  • Editor's Pick on CD Baby, the largest internet record store for independent musicians
  • Cool Music Group of DragonCon Award
  • Top downloaded Celtic band on SoundClick
  • #1 None of the Above in the 2006 Austin Music Awards
  • Performed at a Lord of the Rings Oscar Party for Return of the King
  • #1 Best Performing Novelty Band in 2004 Austin Music Awards
  • Voted Best of Austin 2002: Best Renaissance Men
  • City of Austin Band of the Week, August 8, 2002
  • Best Stage Act 2002, Excalibur Fantasy Faire
  • Best New Act 2001, Kansas City Renaissance Festival
  • Over 2,000 performances since band's formation

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