About The Band
Tullamore Celtic Band is an acoustic Irish trio based in Rochester, New York and named after the town of Tullamore which is located near the heart and geographical center of Ireland and famous for its beautiful countryside, rich cultural heritage and superb single malt whiskey, Tullamore Dew.
Featuring Terry O'Toole (guitar, penny whistle, concertina, bodhran, banjo & vocals), Brian Coughlin (flute, penny whistle, tuba & vocals) and Dick Bolt (fiddle, Irish harp, guitar & vocals), they specialize in traditional Celtic instrumental and vocal music. Their arrangements are creative and their shows are entertaining and fun.
Public appearances include the Rochester Irish Festival, Sonnenberg Gardens, Belhurst Castle, Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester Tartan Day, the Unvsersity of Rochester and many regional pubs, schools, churches and wineries.
They often perform for private events such as family parties, wedding ceremonies, receptions & dinners.
Brian is a Rochester native. He has performed in various music groups for over 40 years. He is a music educator in the Honeoye Falls- Lima School District and in private music studios. Brian plays and teaches brass and woodwind instruments.
Terry lives in the Rochester area. He is a chemist by training and currently works for a local technology startup company. He is active in the Rochester Irish music community.
Dick lives in the Park Ave. area of Rochester. He is an experienced entertainer and musician who has performed solo and with numerous ensembles for over 40 years. He teaches private fiddle lessons and plays throughout New York State. See also Dick Bolt Info