craic haus


Craic Haus (pronounced crack house) translated from Irish and German, means Funhouse.

Craic Haus (formed in 2005) is Danny on drums, mandolin, penny whistle and lead vocals, Dylan on guitar, mandolin and backing vocals and on King Double bass and accordion.

As the only pioneers of Shamrockabilly, Craic Haus hails from Claremont California, but brings a heavy dose of the Emerald Isle to their aggressive rockabilly sound. With the occasional penny whistle, mandolin or harmonica thrown into the mix, their original tunes have captured the ears and beers of fans all over the world.

This high energy, tight trio has raised roofs and brought great cheer to pubs and clubs all over so-cal and beyond. Having shared the stage with other great acts like: -X-, the Bay City Rollers, the METEORS, DEVIL'S BRIGADE, VOODOO GLOW SKULLS, the CHOP TOPS, the ROCKETZ and a slew of touring Rockabilly/Psychobilly bands.

Craic Haus also performs as an acoustic traditional Irish band. A unique mix of Irish, Hillbilly and Swing.

Danny began his musical career in 1981 at the age of fourteen when his punk band Lost Cause got signed to the biggest indie record deal of its time (the second release after Lost Cause was to be Metallica). He’s had the pleasure of opening for a wide array of musical acts, from The Coasters, Brenton Wood, Bay City Rollers,-X-, Sugar Ray, Muriel Anderson, and a slew of punk bands. Danny has been a prolific songwriter throughout the years having released several albums and shared songwriting credits with the likes of Jim Brickman.

Dylan’s interest in music started at a 6th grade talent show. Dylan learned the art of finger style guitar from his guitar teacher (Surf guitar Legend) Johnny Fortune. He’s had the great opportunity to jam with some of the greats- Bob Saxton (Patsy Cline, Gene Vincent) Gary Lambert (Johnny Cash) and John Pisano (Roy Clark, Herb Alpert). Dylan plays for Eastman Guitars.

Julian’s musical career started in Jr. High. With a twin brother (Adrian) and a musical family history, Julian hit the bass with a vengeance. With his first group (Jonny Come Lately) they made it into the Top 20 on the second season of America’s Got Talent. Julian has joined the ranks of the greatest upright players around. From Slap to Jazz, Julian has a unique style that will blow your mind.


Craic Haus is available to perform for corporate events, private parties, festivals, bar mitzvahs and tours.