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East Coast & Traditional Irish Music, beautiful harmonies, and more...


The Flailing Shilaleighs are a high energy celtic band with plenty of experience performing at Theatres, Festivals, Receptions, and Large Pubs. Specializing in East Coast & Irish music, plus upbeat original songs written by brothers Anthony and Russ Clayton.

We can perform with as many as six, or as few as two.


Live at The Newmarket Theatre- March, 2019


New CD- Yours To Discover

Donaleighs Irish Pub (January 2018)

CD Liner Notes

Anthony Clayton- Acoustic guitar, Mandolin, Vocals

Russ Clayton- Acoustic guitar, Bass, Dulcimer, Vocals

John Ebata- Accordion

Ivan Emke- Mandolin, Bazouki, Harmonica

Pat Gowan- Bass guitar, vocals

Peter Han- Fiddle, Keyboards

Jan Hanko- Fiddle

Matti Palonen- Tin Flutes, Stand-Up Bass, Vocals

Antti Patjas- Drums, Percussion

Skip Vitala- Spoons, Vocals

Laurence Walters- Electric Guitar

Recorded at: Claytunes Music Studio, Bradford, ON

Produced by: Russ Clayton, Anthony Clayton and Paul Curtis

Mastered by: Russ Clayton


The Flailing Shilaleighs family of musicians also include:

Oisin Hannigan, Chris Ness, François Oullette, Ed Skarjak, David Skolick, Loren Vidri, Lynda Wood, and John Wright

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