Real Men Wear Kilts

The Original Celtic Renaissance

Brobdingnagian Bards



Funny Irish Music... Over Six Million Celtic MP3s Served!

Brobdingnagian Bards (pronounced brob-din-nahg-EE-en) are The Original Celtic Renaissance music duo. They take traditional Irish and Scottish songs and give them a comedic twist. Their unique brand of music on the autoharp, recorder, and mandolin put Austin, Texas on the Celtic music map and made them one of the most-popular Celtic groups online.

Starting in 1999, Brobdingnagian Bards performed coast-to-coast, and in a given month were at a Lord of the Rings Oscar Party, a Celtic festival, or a Science Fiction Convention. However, they were an legendary favorite at Renaissance Faires where they added high-energy and wit to make every show a memorable experience.

The band officially broke up in 2008. But these Celtic Music innovators are now back together!

In 2018, they relaunched their band with the support of the Nagians Only Club. Their fans support the Bards on Patreon allowing Marc and Andrew to create new music and new ways to entertain the world.

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You can find the Brobdingnagian Bards on the streaming music platforms. Follow us on Spotify and other sites.


Upcoming Shows

2nd Wednesday of each month. Get a Bard Bootleg concert download from a past show, exclusively on Patreon.

Labor Day Weekend 2019
Dragon Con
Atlanta, Georgia

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Every month, we publish a free podcast where we chat about what's new and share our own special type of humor. Don't listen unless you love our music!

The podcast of the Brobdingnagian Bards. Once a month, we ramble on about whatever’s on our minds and then we play a few songs in each show. It’s the next best thing to a live show that you’ll find.

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Buy Merch

The band may have gone completely digital, but you can still support us. The number one way to do that is to join us on Patreon!

But if you want merch. We got merch for you! You can get limited-edition CDs and digital downloads through iTunes, Amazon, or the incredible CD Baby. Find out more right here.

The best place to buy physical CDs and digital downloads is in our all new Bandcamp store.

You can even get our entire music collection through the new Ludicrous Drive. It's a USB with over 20 hours of music and entertainment. It will blow your mind with hilarity as you hit ludicrous speed. Get yours today!

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Big News

Find all our latest news in our Patreon blog.

July 1, 2019
Brobdingnagian Bards launch a Kickstarter to release our 10th studio album. Stay tuned...

May 8, 2019
Follow the creation of past Brobdingnagian Bards CD with our first official CD release of Marked By Great Size. Fun games coming too!

February 22, 2019
The Brobdingnagian Bards Podcast is relaunched. You can now enjoy the bards every month as we share stories from shows, thoughts behinds songs, and geek out on what's happening in science fiction and fantasy movies and TV.

August 21, 2018
Brobdingnagian Bards launch our all new Bandcamp store. You can buy and stream ALL of our albums on Bandcamp. You'll also find Bards merch available no where else in the world!

June 20, 2018
Brobdingnagian Bards are invited back to Dragon Con, the world's largest fan run convention.

May 28, 2018
Brobdingnagian Bards release their first single 10 years. It's an instrumental track called "The Fall of Serenity Valley". Look for more releases in the months to come.

February 23, 2018
The final public episode of the A Brobdingnagian Minute podcast was published. Listen then join us on Patreon to listen to the all new show every month.

September 1, 2017
Brobdingnagian Bards release a new album called Dragons and Virgins.

October 15, 2010
Did “Big Bang Theory” Rip Off Brobdingnagian Bards? Their latest episode sure looks like it.

March 13, 2008
Brobdingnagian Bards won in the 2007-2008 Austin Music Awards for Best Folk Music.