Joe Monahan

Country Singer from Chicago, IL - Will travel up to 100 miles
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$250 - $1000 per event
Joe Monahan has been pleasing audiences in the Chicago area for over twenty years. As a solo performer he can create a musical atmosphere to please any crowd. His versatility and impressive variety of song selection will suit any event. Whether your having a Birthday Party, Anniversary, Wedding, or just a gathering of friends, Joe will make sure the music fits the occasion. Requests are always welcome! Here's what past clients have to say:


Joe played for our son's Rehearsal Dinner. Our new daughter-in-law comes from strong Irish roots. We thought it would be fun to have him entertaining tthe families and wedding party. We kept it a secret, so they were surprised when they walked in to Joe and his guitar. Joe offered to and came with, a list of songs that were handed out to the tables for requests. He also did some non-vocals in the beginning while people were eating appetizers and visiting. Our son's new in-laws were thrilled. When we looked back at the evening, without Joe, it would have been just another dinner. He really set a festive mood that continued on through the rest of the wedding celebration. Joe was great at communicating with us and getting back to us promptly with answers to our questions. We had no reservations about him or his talents, sight unseen and unheard. We think this was largely due to our converstions we had with him, over the phone and by email. Thanks again Joe for a great time.
- Lynn And Dennis T



I had a lot going on with my husband's surprise 40th birthday, and was relieved at how easy it was to organize the Irish music. Joe was great with email, and answered every question I had. At the birthday party, they were fantastic - everyone commented on the wide range of songs being played, and how great it sounded. Plus, when we needed the Irish touch, they were perfect. I asked for a special request for my husband, and they were so ready to accommodate my needs. I was really impressed - plus so thankful they helped make the night memorable.
- Erica B


Sample Song List (Too numerous to mention all of them!)

Hey!Ho! - The Lumineers
American Pie - Don McLean
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Margaritaville - JImmy Buffet
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Chicken Fried - Zac Brown
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown
The Weight (Take A Load Off Fannie) - The Band
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynard Skynard
Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones
People Are Crazy - Billy Currington
Rocky Top - The Osborn Brothers
Wagon Wheel - Old Crowe Medicine Show, Darius Rucker
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
Take It Easy - The Eagles
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Family Tradition - Hank Jr.
My Girl - The Temptations
Toes -Zac Brown Band
Ring if Fire - Johnny Cash
Free Fallin - Tom Petty
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Hotel California - The Eagles
Good Hearted Woman - Waylon & Willie
Can't You See - Marshall Tucker Band
City of New Orleans - Willie Nelson
Runaway - Del Shannon
Friends in Low Places - Garth Brooks
I'm Gonna Miss Her - Brad Paisley
Cruise - Florida Georgia Line
Big Green Tractor - Jason Aldean
Crazy Girl - Eli Young Band
Springsteen - Eric Church
Drink in my Hand - Eric Church

Popular Irish Songs -
Danny Boy
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Wild Irish Rose
South Side Irish
The Unicorn
The Wild Rover
Fields of Athenry
Too Ra Loo Ra Loo Ra
The Black Velvet Band

and many many more...
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10+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2014!
2008 - Top Celtic Singer

Saint Patrick's Day Party

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Joe was an awesome addition to our party. The kids and adults loved every bit if his performance! He played all the classic Irish songs we were hoping for and sounded great! I will look to work with him again and would absolutely recommend him for any event!

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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I had a lot going on with my husband's surprise 40th birthday, and was relieved at how easy it was to organize the Irish music. Joe was great with email, and answered every question I had. At the birthday party, they were fantastic - everyone commented on the wide range of songs being played, and how great it sounded. Plus, when we needed the Irish touch, they were perfect. I asked for a special request for my husband, and they were so ready to accommodate my needs. I was really impressed - plus so thankful they helped make the night memorable.

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Community Event

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Great job. I would hire again. Very nice guy!

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FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2016
Jun
25
Private Party
Saint Charles, IL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2014
Sep
20
Birthday Party (Adult)
Mount Prospect, IL
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
2014
Aug
23
Picnic
Dundee, IL
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2014
Aug
9
Birthday Party (Adult)
Carpentersville, IL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2014
Mar
16
Blackthorn Pub
Chicago, IL
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2014
Mar
8
MHR St. Patrick's Party
Evergreen Park, IL
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2014
Mar
8
Celebration
Elmhurst, IL
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Cruise
Florida Georgia LIne
Chicken Fried
Zac Brown Band
Fly Me To The Moon
Frank Sinatra
For the Good Times
Ray Price
Play It Again
Luke Bryant
Drink in mY Hand
Eric Church
Friends in Low Places
Garth Brooks
Lucille
Kenny Rogers
Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash
Wagon Wheel
darius Rucker/Old Crow
Pop Singer
Country Singer
Country One Man Band
Wedding Singer
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fund Raisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Please note Joe Monahan will also travel to Cicero, Berwyn, Oak Park, Forest Park, Hines, Lyons, Riverside, Brookfield, Maywood, River Forest, Summit Argo, Carol Stream, La Grange Park, Bellwood, Bedford Park, Melrose Park, Westchester, Burbank, Bridgeview, Hillside, Hinsdale, Hometown, La Grange, River Grove, Stone Park, Western Springs, Berkeley, Franklin Park, Justice, Norridge.
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