The Punters are a folk-rock band that formed in 1994 in Cork, Ireland by Jason Whelan (vocals and guitar), Larry Foley (guitar and vocals), Patrick Moran (fiddle), Brian Kenny (bass guitar) and George Morgan (drums). Currently based in St. John's, Newfoundland, members of the group include Larry Foley (guitar and vocals) and Patrick Moran (fiddle) accompanied by Barry Hiller (bass guitar) and George Morgan (drums). The Punters are highly energetic and entertaining Newfoundland musicians who have performed hundreds of shows from festivals to theaters to clubs to Microsoft's first live web-cast on the Internet. The Punters are versatile, talented artists who perform with style and proficiency. Whether they are driving a traditional folk tune or delivering their melodic and insightful originals, their performances are always powerful and entertaining.
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