The Red Barons Showband

Related: Glen Country, Young Stars

The Red Barons were formed in 1967 and was made up of five members from the village of Armoy in County Antrim. There were three brothers, Harry, Barney and Paul Mulholland with Malachy Laverty and his cousin Jimmy Laverty. They started by playing local venues and support for the showbands in dance-halls and marquees through out the north of Ireland. Barney Mulholland has since passed away in 1992 following a road accident.

From left: Harry Mulholland, Jimmy Laverty, Barney Mulholland, Paul Mulholland, Malachy Laverty

Town/Village/County: Armoy, Antrim

Vocals: Barney Mulholland
Lead Guitar:
Malachy Laverty
2nd Guitar:
Harry Mulholland
Bass:
Paul Mulholland
Trumpet:
Sax/Clarinet:
Trombone:
Drums:
Jimmy Laverty
Piano/Organ:
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