The High Kings are Finbarr Clancy, Darren Holden, Paul O’ Brien and Brian Dunphy. After 11 years at the top of their game, they are still selling out venues around the World
to an ever- growing army of loyal fans.
They have charted across the world and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans, as well as in many prestigious situations including for the Prime Minister of England. (2011), Barak Obama, (2012) & George W Bush, (2009) at the White house and at The Pentagon, (2015). They have made numerous coast to coast TV appearances including on Good Morning America, Good Morning LA, The View & The Today Show.
Notable live performances include Glastonbury, the Isle of Wight (3 times), headlining in 2015. The band have performed in Times Square as well as headlining the St Patrick’s Day concert in Trafalgar Square London (2015).
The High Kings continue to set the bar extremely high for Irish folk bands across the world and are widely regarded to be the standard-bearer for their genre in 2022.
Highlights to date include:
7 studio albums; 2 top 10 albums in the American billboard charts
Their debut album reached No. 2 on billboards’ worldwide charts and reached no. 3 in Ireland, no. 11 in the UK and no. 7 in Germany.
The album spent a total of thirty-six weeks on the billboard chart.
Their follow up album also reached no.2 on the worldwide billboard charts.
A total of 6 studio albums charted top 10 in the Irish charts
The band have amassed over 130k fans across their collective social pages and have performed back-to-back sold-out shows across the USA, UK & Ireland in 2020 and 2021 and have garnered international appeal recognition including in the UK, Germany & the USA