Seamus Kennedy

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Seamus Kennedy
Born Belfast, Northern Ireland
Genres Irish Folk, Contemporary, Comedy
Occupation(s) Musician, Comedian
Instruments Guitar, Vocals, Banjo, Bodhrán
Years active 1970s – present
Labels Gransha Records

Seamus Kennedy (born in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is an Irish singer, comedian and writer.


Kennedy entertained audiences in the United States since the 1970s. He was voted Best Irish/Celtic Male Vocalist 1993-2006 by the Washington Area Music Association.[1]


  • Tricky Tongue Twisters (Gransha Records, 2013)
  • Sidekicks and Sagebrush (Gransha Records, 2009)
  • Sailing Ships and Sailing Men (Gransha Records, 2008)
  • Party Pieces (Gransha Records, 2005)
  • By Popular Demand (Gransha Records, 2005)
  • On the Rocks (Seamus Kennedy, 2003)
  • A Smile and a Tear (Gransha Records, 2001)
  • Favorite Selections (Gransha Records, 2000)
  • Gets on Everybody's Nerves (Gransha Records, 2000)
  • Bar Rooms and Ballads (Gransha Records, 2000)
  • Let the Music Take You Home (Gransha Records, 1998)
  • Goodwill to Men (Gransha Records, 1996)
  • In Concert (Gransha Records, 1995)
  • Live! (Gransha Records, 1993)


Clean Cabbage in the Bucket (And Other Tales From The Irish Music Trenches), co-written with Robbie O'Connell, Dennis O'Rourke, Harry O'Donoghue and Frank Emerson.


  1. ^ Smith, Sean (1 August 2009). "On Being an Irish Entertainer: Seamus Kennedy Takes Questions". Music. Boston Irish Reporter. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 

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