Band Biography

The Tolka Hot Club are a hot swing group formed by the banks of the river Tolka on Dublin’s north side, late in 2014. The group bring a body of music from the Roaring 20’s and 30’s, from both sides of the Atlantic right into the twenty-first century, along with this the repertoire is peppered with Balkan , Latin and Turkish tunes with a few modern surprises!

All this is delivered with the lush yet percussive ambiance that only strings and reeds can provide in the hypnotic Gypsy jazz style.

The Tolka Hot Club are

Holly Pereira – Vocals
Stephen Daly – Guitar / Violin / Vocals
David Harrington – Guitar
Tom Mulrooney – Double Bass
Eugene Ryan – Harmonica
Brendan Lawless – Viola
Ken Whelan – Accordion