Pay the Reckoning is a group of instrumentalists from Chattanooga, Tennessee who perform the very best authentic traditional Irish dance melodies on the Wooden Flute, Tin Whistle,  the Irish Bouzouki, Guitar, and Bodhrán, and sing rousing Irish folk songs to elicit an experience of revelry and merriment no less convivial than any public house on the Emerald Isle.


For the absolute best Traditional Irish Music for miles around, Pay the Reckoning is available to play for Celtic heritage or roots festivals, county fairs, private parties, Celtic weddings and wedding receptions, formal dinners, Burns Night dinners, Twelfth Night celebrations, and many other types of special events. Whether it's lively jigs and reels, rowdy drinking songs, or haunting, mystical melodies, Pay the Reckoning will bring the lively spirit of traditional Irish dance music to a pub full of patrons or provide a warm and friendly ambiance for your special occasion. If you are seeking plastic shamrocks and leprechauns, kilt rock, knights, unicorns, or suburban American IRA, please see the other guys.


We’re the real deal!

6 Jun 14—Greetings, friends. We have had a nice month since last I wrote. We played for a Celtic themed birthday party based on Disney’s movie “Brave”. I think we had at least as much fun as the kiddos. We also played at a benefit concert for the Quaker Knob School of Music in Chuckey, TN. The concert was recorded, and if all goes well we’ll be part of a live compilation CD to sell with all proceeds going to the school. One never knows with live recording, but even if gremlins ate the tape we had a fun time and helped to raise a significant amount of money for the school.  Speaking of recordings, . . . Read More

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