3 on the Bund are a young and up-and-coming band from Ireland. Founded in 2019, they
came together through the Irish World Academy at the University of Limerick and “rapidly
went from unknown to hot property” (Folk World).
Their complex, layered arrangements consist of both traditional and newly composed tunes which are played with an energy and a passion that is completely authentic. The band's 5 members are from varied musical backgrounds which contributes to their diverse sound. As individuals, all
are award-winning an accomplished performers. As a group, they have already travelled to Beijing, Shanghai, the U.K, the United States, Switzerland and multiple parts of Europe throughout Germany and Ireland.
3 on the Bund released their debut album ‘Frenzy’ in March 2022. Frenzy has been described as ‘a superb debut from a spanking-fresh band with infinite potential!’ (Anita Lock, Irish Music Magazine).
In April of 2022, 3 on the Bund headlined the Irish Heartbeat tour of Germany and Switzerland, playing 22 shows across these two countries. The band are delighted to be performing on the 26th Guinness Irish Christmas tour of Austria in November and December 2023.
2024 is also shaping up to be a big year for 3 on the Bund as not only will they be headlining
the Irish Folk Festival tour of Germany in October and November, but the band are currently
working on their second album which will be released in 2024 also. 3 on the Bund is made up of Ella McGrory (Keys), Simon Pfisterer (Uilleann Pipes / Whistles), Sean Kelliher (Guitar), Susan Coleman (Concertina / Vocals) & Rebecca McCarthy Kent (Fiddle).