Cafe Orchestra

Café Orchestra Founded in 1993 by Patrick Collins, Gypsy Café Orchestra are an Irish Band with an International attitude. Purveyors of fine ambience,and with a reputation for being one of the best live acts in Ireland,nobody can resist their eclectic and entertaining mix of musical styles.-The following list of events should give you some idea of there achievements to date:

  • Contributed to the soundtrack and appeared in the Film “Michael Collins”,Directed by Neil Jordan”. Contributed to the soundtrack and appeared in the Film “Agnus Brown”,Directed by Angelica Huston.
  • Performed at the World Premier of “In the Name of the Father” “The Lion King”, “The Boxer”,“Frankie Starlight”, “The Butcher Boy”and the Star Wars movie “The
  • Phantom Menace”—and The Veronica Guerin Movie –they were the guests of the Italian Film Board and performed at The Cannes Film Festival last year .
  • Nominated in the Best Irish Album category @ The I.R.M.A. awards in 1997.
  • Television and Radio performances on all the top rated shows.
  • Contributed a track for “The Yellow Man” cartoon by Irish Artist Pauline Bewick. Collaboration with Shane McGowan of The Pogues,on the best selling Yeats Tribute Album “Now and In Time To Be”.
  • Performances at the Cork Jazz Festival,The Wexford Opera Festival, The Bergin Roots Festival,The Belfast Folk Festival,The National Concert Hall,Slane Castle,The Royal Hospital Kilmainham,Powerscourt.
  • Those entertained by Café Orchestra include;Maureen O’Hara,Martin Scorsese,Gregory Peck,Alison Doody,Cate Blanchett,Noel Pearson,Jim Shiridan,Colm Farrell,U.2.,Neil Jordan,Brad Pitt,Meryl Streep,Tom Courtney,Daniel Day Lewis, and John Rocha to name but a few.
  • Café Orchestra wrote the signature tune for R.T.E.presenter Carrie Crowley’s radio show “The Right Side”.
  • Café Orchestra have released four critically acclaimed C.D.’s.


Flowers of the forrest Cumparsita Azolla 2000 Minor Swing.Deni Chere. Bourrasque Lady B,Good. Swing 42. Por Una Cabasa Jealousy. Finish Waltz Under Paris Skies. I cant Give you anything but Love. Marias Waltz. Le Vie en Rose. Poubelle Cousine. Dark Eyes Sweet Georgie Brown. Lonley Ballerina Maranzella. El Choloco. Leiberslide. Sweet Sue. Honeysuckle Rose. Godfather theme. Set of Waltzes: Aniv/Bridges of Paris Dr.Zhavago.theme Aint Misbehavin, Nouage, Set of Irish jigs & Reels. Girl from Ipipema. Isle of inishfree. Cullen Sally Gardens. Black orphius Manoir de mer Reive. Cheek to Cheek. Autumn Leaves. All of me. Stormy Weather. Douse Ambience Abrahams Blessing. Beseme Moucho La Paloma As time goes by Yellow man Tango. Shadow of your smile In a sentamental mood. Blue Drag, Try a little tenderness. Satin Doll. Blue monk. Body & soul Angel Eyes. Lullaby of Birdland Misty. Budy can you spare a dime. My foolish Heart Lil darling, Sorento. Sur le Ciel Catari Spanish Eyes If you go away. Macushla. Leibertango.

Please note: Set lists change all the time, the average two hour show consists of approximately twenty two tunes.

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