Who's who in the band...
Bruce McKillican - Accordion, penny whistle, bodhrán, vocals. Bruce comes from a musical family and has performed Celtic music for years. Bruce brings his unique bodhrán style, great klnowledge of trad music and solid vocals, both in lead and back up to give Kailyarders a solid two, three, or four-part harmony
Paul Fowles - Drums, Bodhran, Djembe, Cajon and Vocals. Paul has played drums since the age of 11. He has performed with bands covering a wide variety of styles including Rock, Jazz, Blues and Celtic. Paul is a versatile Drummer and Singer known for his solid meter and creative rhythms. With his experience as a Film and TV Actor, Paul is in his element playing for crowds of any size.
Collin Wade – Guitar, vocals. Collin began playing guitar at age nine and co-wrote his first song at twelve. He spent several years singing and blending voices with the Vancouver Scottish Gaelic Choir as well as working on his solo music. He has performed in Scotland, Nova Scotia, Seattle, and Nashville, as well as the Greater Vancouver area with Three Row Barley. Collin continues to focus on his song-writing, penning about 100 songs per year since 2011. All songs but one on the Kailyarders' two CDs have been written or co-written by Collin.
Chris Williscroft – Mandolin, bass, guitar, banjo, bouzouki, tech. Whether nimble-fingered mandolin melodies or thundering bass lines, Chris Williscroft is at home with a variety of styles on many instruments, including guitar, banjo, and bouzouki. With a background in punk and rock, Chris loves musical energy and seeing audiences up and dancing.