MULLANEY

MULLANEY

 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
BandFolkAcoustic

MULLANEY features Beth Mullaney with Willy, Anne and Nan of Killian's Angels. Their energetic and eclectic sound is the fusion of Celtic/Acoustic music from present to past with dynamic arrangements, multiple instruments, powerful vocals, exhilarating percussion and breathtaking violin wizardry.

Biography

MULLANEY is high energy, ever moving, multi-layered music and dance with violin, mandolins, vocals, spoons, guitar, bodhran, world percussion, Irish tin whistle and more. Offering an extensive repertoire of hundreds of songs and styles, featuring music spanning hundreds of years, MULLANEY can be a solo with Beth or as a duo, trio or quartet, featuring 4 of the members of the popular Las Vegas band, Killian's Angels; Beth Mullaney, Willy Wainwright, Anne Donohue and Nannette Fortier.

Venues played include Tourism Ireland's Las Vegas convention, The National Firefighter's Convention, The Las Vegas Age of Chivalry Renaissance Faire, McMullan's Irish Pub, O'Mulligan's Pub in Primm, NV, Big Dog's Draft House, Big Dog's Winterfest and Henderson Artfest. They have also been featured with Killian's Angels at Brendan's Irish Pub, Todd English PUB in City Center, Excalibur, Boulder City Renaissance Faire, The International Food and Folklife Festival, The Son's of Erin St. Patrick's Day Festival, Henderson Artfest, Reed Whipple Cultural Center, Clark County Library Moonlight Music Concert Series and much more.

Individual band bio highlights include:

Nannette Fortier (nannettefortier.com) - Currently playing with Blue Man Group in Las Vegas; percussionist for Celine Dion on the sell-out 2008-2009 ‘Taking Chances’ World Tour; two year's as percussionist for Celine Dion's Las Vegas show, "A New Day"; toured Turkey/Europe as percussionist with pop-star Mustafa Sandal, performed with Scottish Pipe & Drums group, Japanese Taiko group, and studied Afro-Cuban and Afro Brazilian drumming with "O"percussionist, Kurt Rasmussen.

Willy Wainwright (willywainwright.com) - Performed extensively with Ricky Van Shelton, Patty Loveless, Eddy Raven, Jennifer Weatherly (Female Vocalist of the year, Swiss Country Music Federation), Career Highlights include regular appearances on “THE GRAND OL’ OPRY “ And The Nashville Television Network show “NASHVILLE NOW”, appeared 3 times at “WILLIE NELSONS FARM AID”, Ernest Tubb and the Texas Troubadors, The White House, “THE TONIGHT SHOW” with Jay Leno, “ AUSTIN CITY LIMITS”, Dick Clark Country Music Specials and the “CMA” Awards.

Beth Mullaney (bethmullaney.com) - Member of The Academy of Recording Musicians/ Grammy; Owner and CEO of MULLANEY MUSIC, a music production company specializing in performance and recording production; Founder and leader of the popular, all girl, Las Vegas based Celtic band, Killian's Angels; Arranged "Celtic High Step" and recorded with Killian's Angels. This song is featured in the popular video game, Grand Theft Auto IV; Arranged and Co-Produced Jeopardy theme song with Kilian's Angels. This was one of 5 award winning new Jeopardy jingles in 2006; Strolling and stage entertainer at Excalibur Las Vegas from 1994-2007; Toured extensively in fairs, festivals and colleges throughout the midwest, Played at Branson's Silver Dollar City International Music Festival; Produced 5 CD's; Beth Mullaney - Simon Says (1990), Beth Mullaney - Home (2003), Killian's Angels - co-produced with Killian's Angels(2003), Killian's Angels - The Ladies Room - co-Produced (2004), LIFE - St. Baldrick's compilation (2008).

Anne Donohue - Born in New York and raised in Connecticut, Anne moved to Las Vegas in 2001 and continues to be a popular force in the Las Vegas Acoustic music scene, working regularly with acoustic artists including Killian's Angels, Michael Soli, Rick Duarte, and as a popular solist. In 2005 joined Las Vagrants, a roots/funk band that became a local favorite known for their raw, powerful and inventive sound. Anne performed as lead vocalist with New England bands including the Delta Blues Band with Rocky Lawrence, and regional swing/R&B favorites Eight to the Bar; and performed and recorded with the Who Whos, an all original music group featuring a female vocal trio. Anne also contributed vocals to a number of recordings including New Orleans blues singer and guitarist Kenny Neal's Blues Fallin' Down Like Rain on the Telarc label, and Wicked Time by Christine Ohlman of the Saturday Night Live Band.

Set List

We all come from such different musical walks of life and our music is infused with a little of each of us. We have enough music for 4 hours and though we generally prefer 3, one hour sets, we are certainly flexible. Though we do covers, they are arranged in a way that breaths the essence of MULLANEY.

GALWAY GIRL
LEAVING OF LIVERPOOL
ONE - by U2
IF I SHOULD FALL FROM GRACE FROM GOD - Pogues
LAMBERT'S JIG
BACK HALLWAY (original)
IKO IKO
BLACK VELVET BAND
ZOMBIE - by The Cranberries
THE FOX - Nickel Creek
PIED PIPER - Saw Doctors
MUSIC FOR A FOUN HARMONIIUM
FISHERMAN'S BLUES - Waterboys
DRUNKEN LULLABIES - Flogging Molly
GEORGIA ON A FAST TRAIN
FISERMAN'S DAUGHTER (original
ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL
MOONCOIN JIG/ IRISH POST
DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA
DIONNE REEL
DIRTY OLD TOWN
WHISKEY IN THE JAR
500 MILES - The Proclaimers
IRISH ROVERS
MOLLY MALONE
BLACK AND TANS
WEAVIN WAY
AUSTIN BARRET'S JIG
WILD ROVER
BIG MAMOU
BALE EM HAY
COCKLES AND MUSSELS
FISHE