The harleys - musicianship WITH passion

The Harleys | A professional & proficient group of four full time musicians with decades of experience in the live entertainment business & currently one of the busiest and more sought after bands on the Irish wedding, festival and corporate circuits.

With annual nominations for ‘Wedding Band of the Year’, an unprecedented appearance on RTE’s ‘The Late Late Show’ with backing from the RTE Concert Orchestra, and an impressive list of satisfied corporate clients internationally, The Harleys have established a commendable reputation.

The hard work and cooperation is made evident in the fact that The Harleys are requested each year to entertain the masses on the amazing Topflight/TodayFM Ian Dempsey Ski Trip!

Your event deserves the best entertainment to make it memorable. Your number one choice should be The Harleys.


Vocals/Guitar | Gary Harpur
Guitar/Vocals | Danie J. Van Rensburg
Bass/Vocals | Tony Tracey
Drums/Vocals | Paul Donohoe


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gary harpur

Singer and guitarist. He has performed across four continents over the past number of years in many productions. Aside from fronting the band from it’s inception, he is a regular vocalist with the RTE Concert Orchestra - most recently performing on Culture Night 2019 in Collins Barracks as well as the acclaimed Orchestra Night on this year’s Dancing With The Stars. He has performed in landmark venues around the globe including Sydney Entertainment Centre, Hammersmith Apollo, Teatro Coliseo (Buenos Aires) as well as being part of the band for The Voice of Ireland.

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danie j. van rensburg

Guitarist and Singer. Born in South Africa. Kempton High school in South Africa is where Danie’s musical career was born. He is now one of the most respected and aspired to guitarists in Ireland.

Danie played with South African rockers, Franklin before joining one of South Africa’s biggest selling bands, Just Jinjer, who over the last decade, performed and toured with U2, Counting Crows, Def Leppard, INXS, Maroon 5, One Replublic, Hootie and the Blowfish, and The Strokes among many others. Musicians in Ireland will tell you that Danie is not only one of the greatest guitarists around, but more that he is probably one of the most respected.



Paul donohoe

Drummer and Singer. Professional for over fifteen years Paul has always focused on his desire to learn the finer art of music and strive for more experience in the music world.

Paul is a leader on the Irish Drums and Percussion scene also no stranger to the studio. To date, he has recorded with artists in Ireland, the UK and New York and having worked with producers and engineers such as Mark Carolyn (Muse), Ronan McHugh (Def Leppard) Stephen Lipson (Pet Shop Boys), Philip Magee (Kodaline). 

He also had a song featured on MTV’s “The Real World” and was nominated for a meteor award in 2008. When you see The Harleys perform, you will see first hand that his real passion is playing live.  

Tony Tracey

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