Description: Erin Go Bragh! "Ireland Forever" - Join us on St Patrick's day at the Cowgirl foe a Celebration of Irish Music with The Irish Benders! Also known as The Backwoods Benders, this group of talented players magically transform every St Patrick's Day into your favorite Irish party band! The band features the music of Makem & Clancy, The Irish Rovers and all of your favorite Irish Pub Songs! You may even hear a little Chieftains and Celtic Women too! The Benders deliver a combined 240 years of music experience to the stage. The Backwoods Benders are Mike Barker (autoharp, clawhammer banjo, lead and harmony vocals), Hilary Schacht (violin, fiddle, lead and harmony vocals), Denise Dixson (guitar, accordion, vocals), Reiney Brown (stand up, electric bass, vocals) and Arne Bey (drums) All members make their home in and around Santa Fe.