About Us

Humbug is a Celtic band playing mainly traditional and contemporary Irish and Scottish songs and tunes, some to dance to, stomp your feet to, sing-a-long with and some to stir your heart. Humbug has been playing at festivals, pubs, clubs, celebrations and events for years and is passionate about Celtic music. Featuring soaring harmonies, groovy rhythms, tapestried instrumentation and solid bass lines.  

Humbug’s festival credits include the National Folk Festival, Beechworth Celtic Festival, Turning Wave Festival, The Peak Festival, Berry Celtic Festival, Yackendandah Folk Festival, Music at the Creek, Urinquinty Folk Festival, St Alban's Folk Festival and Illawarra Folk Festival.

Humbug's current line-up consists of:

Mal Bennett - vocals, guitar, fiddle and banjo 
Rachel Antone - vocals and percussion 
Frank Nizynski - vocals and bass
El Osborne - fiddle and vocal
 
Based in Canberra, Australia, Humbug is available for festivals, pubs, clubs, weddings and celebrations. We'd love to discuss options for your event - anything from concert performances, Celtic Ceilidhs (singing, dancing and frolicking)  to sing-a-longs.
Contact us via email or give us a call. humbug@humbugsings.com  Mal- 0400 225 360,


Humbug performing to a packed house at the Merry Muse, Canberra Irish Club, Weston ACT, 2 July 2017