Socks in the Frying Pan

Ennis, Ireland


Socks in the Frying Pan are a multi-award-winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of Ireland, the universal hub of Irish traditional music. Their dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability and their onstage wit has captured and captivated audiences the world around. One of the most sought-after groups in Irish music today, the worldwide ‘Sock Invasion’ continues…

“NEW GROUP OF THE YEAR!!” – Live Ireland Awards

“BEST NEW BAND” – Tradition in Review Awards

“SIMPLY STUPENDOUS” – Irish American News

Socks in the Frying Pan comprises of Aodán Coyne on guitar and vocals and the accomplished Hayes brothers, Shane Hayes on accordion and Fiachra Hayes on fiddle & banjo. This youthful trio blend Irish traditional melodies with their own personal flair which has gained them critical acclaim and accolades including ‘New Band of the Year’ by the Irish Music Association. The group have been embraced in the United States, having been booked by every major Irish festival and praised for their energetic approach to music and modern traditional style. They have a clear love for live performance which only compliments the traditional essence in their shows and makes for a truly unique form of entertainment.

“Their Sound flows in magnetic, energetic waves, so does their banter on stage” (Derek Copley) – Irish Music Magazine

“Outstanding music” –

“Whose singular musical ability and vocal talents mark them out most definitely as ones to watch for the future.” – Comhaltas



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