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Irish soul, canadian heart

Celtic-inspired Canadian folk rock band

Original Songs

" ...up close, sharing a songwriters showcase, I found the songs stood out even more....the song structure and performance was right on the money."
Randy Bachman 

Live Performance

"Just wanted to thank you all for the brillant craic the other night! I know for a fact that everyone had an awesome night..."
Mel Hewat, Vernon

Studio Recordings

"The album "Bloody Brilliant" is just that. Clever, unique and a great addition to RadioCelt", Pat Fitzell, Station Programmer, RadioCelt (Accuradio

Since 2007!

The Malarkeys 

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The Malarkeys are a Celtic folk rock band from Kelowna, B.C.. We have performed up and down the Okanagan valley since our first performance on St. Patrick's Day in 2007. In 2008 and again in 2013 we performed in Vancouver as part of that city's CelticFest.

We serve up a mixture of favourites that are immediately familiar to fans of contemporary Irish and Celtic music, along with a few surprises! 

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Work is the Curse

Our album is called "Bloody Brilliant", and it was released on March 17 (St. Paddy's Day!), 2010. Check out the video for the album's first track, Work is the Curse


Right As Rain

A little video for an unreleased track called Right As Rain

air time

Here, there and everywhere

The album has been featured on CBC radio plus campus and community stations across Canada, and online at:
Glasgow's 1530AM: Celtic Music Radio
Marc Gunn's Podcast
Celtic Radio


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Kelowna BC


The region we live in is within the traditional, unceded territory of the Syilx, one of the Interior Salish indigenous nations. We are grateful for the opportunity to create, collaborate, play, and work on these lands.