The Irish Aires


The Irish Aires is an Irish folk band from St. Louis, Missouri.  The band members include Bill Hale, Michael McDonagh, Gerry Nolan, Erich Petzall and Steve Stack.   

The Irish Aires have played at a variety of local Irish events and pubs including: Clancy’s Irish Pub, Maggie O’Brien’s, Llywelyn’s Pub, Castletown Geoghegan, John D. McGurk's, Diablo McGee’s, The Dubliner, The Hibernian’s Dogtown parade festivities at St. James the Greater, the Irish Country Fair and many, many more.  The Irish Aires have been playing in the St. Louis area for well over 30 years and continue to be a mainstay at many Irish events. 

The Irish Aires would love to have you come see us in person.  Check the “Schedule” tab on this site for a list of our engagements.  You can also follow us on Facebook where we list all of our events and send announcements out to our followers. 

The Irish Aires have music available for downloading by clicking on the STORE tab at the top of the page. Our debut CD, “You Asked For It!” has been a wonderful success for us and is now in its third press.  We hope you’ll enjoy it yourself and consider it as a thoughtful gift for many of your Irish (or wish they were Irish) friends.

Would you like a taste of our music?  Visit the store and click on any of the songs to hear a sample.

We do our best to keep this site current.  For more up-to-date activity visit us on Facebook by clicking on the link below.


Go raibh maith agaibh! (Thank You!)

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