Apr 21, 2024 • 7:30 pm, Co-leading the Irish session, Starry Plough Irish Pub, Berkeley, CA
May 5, 2024 • 8:00 pm, Performances with Wake the Dead — the World's Only Celtic All-Star Grateful Dead Jam Band!, KVMR Celtic Festival, Grass Valley, CA
May 19, 2024 • 7:30 pm, Co-leading the Irish session, Starry Plough Irish Pub, Berkeley, CA
Jul 28, 2024 • 4:00 pm, Outdoor concert with Irish flute player Jason Pollack, St. Columba's, Inverness, CA
Headed by fiddler/singer Valerie Rose, the band can be sized to fit your event, from a duo all the way up to an Irish céilí dance band. Typical band line-up is fiddle, Irish flute, guitar, and vocals — also available are Irish whistle, banjo, Celtic harp, bodhrán, Irish bouzouki, and piano. The band’s repertoire also includes songs in the Irish & Scottish languages.

The band is available for your party, celebration of life, wedding, concert, or corporate event in San Francisco, Marin, Oakland, Berkeley, Palo Alto, San Mateo, Mountain View, Hillsborough, and other Bay Area cities.

About Valerie Rose

Valerie is an accomplished Irish fiddler, singer, and vocal arranger. Audiences enjoy her winning stage presence and ability to accompany herself on fiddle as she sings.

Valerie teaches at California Coast Music Camp, Walker Creek Music Camp, and the San Francisco Irish Center, conducts Palo Alto’s M’Earthtones choir, and leads the Rose Tree Youth Ceili Band and the San Carlos/Belmont Irish sessions.

It was an absolute pleasure working with Valerie Rose Irish Band. Their beautiful music was enjoyed by all, including those in Ireland who live-streamed the event.

— Susan N., Palo Alto, CA

Valerie Rose Irish Band provided wonderful music for our party. The excellent musicians brought smiles and toe-tapping to all 65 attendees ages 12 months to 90 years. They were personable, professional, and musical.

— P.L., San Francisco, CA

We enthusiastically recommend this Celtic band for any occasion. Their beautiful Irish music provided the perfect atmosphere for our St. Patrick’s event. They are not only wonderfully musical but also professional in every way and easy to work with regarding impromptu staging, client speeches, etc. Presenting this band was time and money well spent.

— C.J., Atherton, CA

The Valerie Rose Band's Irish & Scottish music was just what we wanted for our wedding. I’d hire them again!

— Ann G., Walnut Creek, CA

Valerie Rose Irish Band was great. They showed up on time, sounded great and were very friendly and accommodating. They have great voices and are all accomplished musicians.

— John H., San Mateo, CA

Thank you so much for performing Celtic music at our event. Many people told me you were the best band we have ever booked. It was a blast.

— R.T., San Jose, CA

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