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Blaggards plays what they call Stout Irish Rock — traditional Irish music mixed with rock n’ roll — informed by everything from Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley to Thin Lizzy and Black Sabbath. They are most frequently compared to bands like Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, and The Pogues. Blaggards maintain a rigorous schedule, playing constantly throughout Texas and touring nationally several times a year. They’ve also toured Ireland every year since 2010!

Band members:

  • Patrick Devlin – guitarist/vocalist
  • Chad Smalley – bassist/vocalist
  • Eric C. Hughes – drummer