The Dirty Wellies is a fast-rising traditional Irish band based in the Chicago area. The band’s focus is traditional Irish and Scottish music. Modern tunes and twists have come into the repertoire along the way, but the heart and soul of the band remains trad. Their style and love of traditional tunes and songs has carried the band to festivals, concerts, and a variety of private and public performances.
The Dirty Wellies is Regina Garrity on accordion, Margaret O’Callaghan on fiddle, Frank Gleeson on mandolin, banjo and guitar, Vincent O’Callaghan on bodhran and Jim Aman on whistle and bodhran. The band performs on Sunday, July 8 at 5pm on the Fifth Province Stage.