Ray Cox – Profile



Ray Cox

I am a solo artist performing ballads, folk and a bit auld storytelling …

I have the classic showbiz beginning to my career starting on the stage at
10 years of age performing with my father in pantomime, variety and musical

After moving to London in the 80’s I became involved in the ballad and folk
scene before returning home. With more than 20 years experience behind me I
am currently resident in the world famous Johnnie Fox’s Pub  and various
other venues in and around Dublin. I regularly travel the length and breadth
of Ireland to perform.
At the prestigious Leinster Entertainment Awards of 2012 I was awarded the
trophy for the Most Popular Local Artist.

The Ray Cox show covers songs by The Dubliners, Luke Kelly, The Wolfe Tones,
Planxty, Christy Moore, Johnny McAvoy and many more favourites.

I am available for corporate events, parties, pubs, weddings, funerals,
divorces or any gathering that needs a bit of music.

Areas covered:
Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Longford, Roscommon, Galway,
Leitrim, Mayo, Wicklow, Carlow, Wexford, Tipperary, Laois, Kilkenny,
Limerick, Kerry, Cavan and Louth

Special occasions covered (2hr gig):
21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, Ballad event, Wedding


Years performing: More than 10 years

Type of music played: Ballards/Folk/Singalong

Sample song list:
Christy Moore, Luke Kelly, Mary Black, Diarmuid O’ Leary, Ralph McTell,
Jonnie McEvoy, Christy Hennessy, Paddy Reilly, Wolfe Tonnes, Dubliners,
Dublin City Ramblers, Fureys, Joe Dolan, Kenny Rogers, Bagatelle and The
Clancy Brothers.

Interact with crowd: Yes

Venue list:
Jonnie Foxes Pub Dublin Mountains, The Castle Hotel Dublin, Hazel Hotel,
Kildare, Goffs Kill Co. Kildare, Bridge House Hotel Tullamore, Glen Eagle
Killarney, Harcourt Hotel Dublin, Kon Tiki Roscommon, Scruffy Murphys
Glasgow, and The Chelthem Chase Hotel, Chelthem England.

Venues last 6 mths.:
I can be seen weekly in Jonnie Foxes Pub, Glencullen, Dublin Mountains.


Instruments played: Acoustic Guitar/ Bodhran/Whistles and Harmonica

Tracks: No

Acoustic gig: Yes

Sound equipment:
Yes I have enough equipment to play any venue small or large.

Lighting equipment:

Break/Interval music: Yes


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