Maggie’s Delight - Celtic Australian Band

 

World class musicians with outstanding vocals. Music ranges from traditional Australian, Scottish, and Irish to acoustic versions of pub classics. 

 

Ideal for Scottish & Irish events and ceilidh, Australian events & Bush Dances, Weddings, Corporate events, Parties, Festivals, Wakes and anywhere a guaranteed good time is to be had by all. 

 

Performing as a Trio or a Quartet, Maggie’s Delight can cater for all budgets big or small and is open to supporting charity and fundraising events for a good cause. Wide variety of music and styles to suit any event.

 

The Band

 

Jim McGuire – Lead Vocals, Electric/Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Fiddle

With a long history in music starting as lead guitarist and vocalist with some of Scotland’s top rock groups and showbands, Jim has expanded his musical interests and repertoire to include traditional Scottish and Irish music, Blues, Jazz and Opera.

Jim trained in tenor voice under renowned ABC soprano Shirley Flesfader and Andrew Foote of West Australian Opera and studied guitar at the academy of music in Edinburgh and with Manuel Charlton of Nazareth and master acoustic guitarist Bernard Carney.

A prominent member of the WA music scene since the early eighties, Jim also plays in Jimjam Band and tours internationally as a solo performer and in the US with bluegrass band Trouba Troubadours.

Rebecca Lodge – Fiddle and Vocals

A classically trained violinist who has performed in various orchestras in America and Australia, Becky entered the folk scene 12 years ago performing at Fairbridge International Folk Festival and agricultural shows and has never looked back.

With a flair for Celtic/Australian music Becky brings youth and glamour to the band in addition to her outstanding fiddle playing and lovely vocals.

David Hoffman - Accordion

 

Without a doubt one of the best and most versatile accordion players in the State and a veteran of many music festivals throughout Australia and the world. 

 

Jenny Hoffman - Flute, Recorder, Whistles, Piano

 

A music teacher and superb musician, Jenny plays a variety of styles including Classical, Eastern European and Folk, but really excels in adding colour and versatility to the music of Maggie’s Delight.


2021 Line-up

Original 2018 Line-up