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Expect the Unexpected at our Gigs.


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Robin Campbell’s Celtic MashUp is a 100% pure, high energy blend of the best in traditional Scottish and Irish music with jigs, reels and songs of the Celts. Listen for the eclectic MashUps in our sets.  ‘Expect the Unexpected’, at our gigs.

Celtic MashUp is back out making music, socialising, and sharing the Craic. Whatever your occasion, please get in touch and let’s see if we can make it all happen again at your Private Party, Folk Night, Ceilidh, Concert, Club, Pub, Festival, Saints Day or Public Holiday. We are also available for Celtic weddings providing live music as entertainment, or as background music during the wedding reception and breakfast. We can also provide appropriate music for a Celtic funeral service and wake. Robin Campbell’s Celtic MashUp can lift the spirits and provide your nearest and dearest with a great musical send off and help you remember the good times – Slàinte!

Take care, stay safe and let’s enjoy some LIVE MUSIC. For bookings you can contact me direct via the Booking and Enquiries page or by contacting our sales promoter Jasmin Allen on 07715 92 93 94 to manage your booking.

All performances are subject to Government Restrictions and guidelines – whatever they might be !

Photographs by @rw_crowley on Page and Celtic MashUp Gallery unless otherwise stated.

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News & The Craic

  • Yes, we do Irish wakes, and if the recent one with four of the Mashers at The Bull, Gosmore, near Hitchin was anything to go by, we got a five star Google review from the client. I suggest the spirits were lifted !
  • The Plume of Feathers, Ickleford on Sunday 28th November was a stonkin’ wee gig.  Loadsa Craic, singing  and dancing, oh and a few pints ! Four Mashers played this gig, Dicky on whistles and Uilleann Pipes, Ducan on bass, Matt on Fiddle and meself ! Looking forward to a return gig in March 2022.
  • We are presently looking for a bass player for our tours of Ireland (February 2022) and Scotland (May / June 2022). So, if you play bass and fancy playing loads o’ music and enjoying loads o’ the Craic, please get in touch via the Bookings and Enquiries page.
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The Band Mashers

  • Robin Campbell

    Robin Campbell

    Vocal / Guitar / Craic Addict

    Robin brings a lifetime of singing and stagecraft, with a musical portfolio of TV, radio, albums, showboats, concerts, and clubs. From Glasgow, Robin sang in the highly successful Scottish folk duo ‘Lomond Folk’. Over the years Robin has played in many ‘genres of music’.  In 2009 Robin formed the traditional group ‘Celtic Krystal’ and in 2020 ‘Robin Campbell’s Celtic MashUp’, both working groups.

  • Dicky Deegan

    Dicky Deegan

    Uilleann Pipes / Whistles / Liquid Craic

    Master of the Uilleann Pipes, Dicky was born north of London to Irish parents, is now based in Hull. Dicky spent many years in Tasmania working antipodean gigs and festivals and teamed up with didgeridoo legend Mark Atkins. Dicky has played tin whistle for 45 years and Uilleann pipes for 30 years worldwide. Dicky makes reeds for Uilleann Pipes. Visit the shop for more information.

    Winner: Australian Celtic Music Awards – International Artist of the Year 2020. Dicky also played Uilleann Pipes on the recent documentary, Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan, funded by Johnny Depp. Filmmaker Julien Temple dives deep into the life of Shane MacGowan, the tortured vocalist best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the Pogues, who famously combined traditional Irish music with the visceral energy of punk rock. Features unseen archival footage from the band and MacGowan’s family, as well as animation from legendary illustrator Ralph Steadman.

  • Duncan Ivory

    Duncan Ivory

    Bass Ukulele / Technical Craic

    From the late 70’s Duncan played Bass in covers bands in the pubs and clubs of west London. He then moved to playing lead guitar during the mid 80’s playing everything from soul – pop – blues – country & western – hard rock. Bringing his Scottish heritage to music, he has gone back to his first love, playing Bass Ukulele, and enjoys adding a twist of Bass to Celtic MashUp.

  • Matt Waters

    Matt Waters

    Fiddle / Young Craic

    Matt started playing the violin as a young boy, picking up traditional folk tunes as soon as he could. He then went on to study classical violin, graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2018. He loves exploring a wide range of styles including folk, country, classical and jazz and playing a range of instruments including violin, piano, drums & mandolin.

  • Lynden Campbell

    Lynden Campbell

    Bodhran / Rhythmic Craic

    An accomplished guitarist and pianist Lynden, when playing in Celtic MashUp, prefers to keep her father in time!


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We have PA for most gigs except the O2!

We have PLI through the Musicians Union, covers accidents, but not Armageddon!