Irish Folk Music

Bill O’Neal has performed Irish & American folk music full long and many a day here in the states and in Ireland as well. He is a founding member of Ballycastle Band. Performing as a duo, trio or quartet depending upon client needs, the band is available for stage performances, background music for parties or dinners, ceremony music for weddings, funerals, wakes and church services. Bill also plays solo now and again.



©2019 and all prior years

“A little bit too much is just about enough.”

Upcoming Gigs

Tues July 16th 6:30-8:15p Mary Jacobs Library Outdoor Free Concert w/Andrew & Chris

Sun July 21st 3-6p Tir na nOg Hosting Irish Session w/Andrew

Thurs July 25th 12:30-2:30p Princeton Farmers’ Market w/Andrew


Sat Aug 3rd 10a-1p  Stonybrook Watershed Butterfly Festival w/Andrew

Sat August 10th 7-10p Dubliner on the Delaware w/ Andrew

Thurs Aug 15th 3:30-6p  Lower Makefield Farmers’ Market w/Andrew

Sun Aug 18th 3-6p Tir na nOg Hosting Irish Session w/Andrew

Sat Aug 24th Noon-3p 35th Annual Old Time Fiddle Contest at Howell Living History Farm w/Andrew

Sat Aug 24th 6-9p Halo Ice Cream Pub Princeton w/Andrew

Fri Aug 30th 9p-1a Tir na nOg w/Joe Kramer


Sat Sept 7th 7-10p Dubliner on the Delaware w/ Andrew

Sat Sept 14th 10a-12:30p West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market w/Andrew and Chris

Mondays Sept 23rd thru Nov 18th 1-3p Instructor for Themes in Irish Folk Music: Evergreen Forum   Registration opens July 23rd.


Fri Oct 4th 7-10p Dubliner on the Delaware w/ Andrew

Sat Oct 5th (Rain Date Oct 6th) Div 1 AOH Irish Festival in Hamilton w/Ballycastle

Sat Oct 12th 10a-Noon Pennington Farmers Market w/Andrew

Sat Oct 19th 7:30-8:30p Hopewell Borough Train Station Bill Sings Just Justin (Hayward) with Joe Kramer and 3/5ths of Stringzville. Bill performs Hayward songs from his Moody Blues, Blue Jays and solo recordings.Justin Hayward song list


Sat Nov 9th 7-10p Dubliner on the Delaware w/ Andrew


Sat Dec 7th 7-10p Dubliner on the Delaware w/ Andrew


Tues March 17th Noon-2p Bill’s Olde Tavern w/Andrew

Tues March 17th 4-8p O’Connor’s Bar &Grille w/Andrew

Sat March 21st 2020 5-7p Wedding in Basking Ridge w/Andrew and Chris