A heady mix of traditional Celtic music, Ska, R’n’R, Indie & Punk for late night pubs & afternoon garden parties alike.

Shenanigans by The New Ruffians

New Album


OUT NOW on CD and Digital Download

Listen and buy on Bandcamp

Gigs & Stuff from Facebook

Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands and beyond. Click here for a full list of forthcoming gigs.


Snippets of recent hoolies!

Book the Ruffians

We’re more than happy to play pubs of any size, garden parties, private bashes whatever. The best thing to do is to get in touch and see if we’re available, booking fees are flexible!

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Gig Pack

Posters, Biogs and Band Photos for anyone who can use them! If you’ve booked us, this stuff may help.

Download the Gig Pack

Original material and songs by the following artists:

The Pogues
The Clash
The Specials
The Dubliners
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Dandy Livingstone
Althea & Donna
Bob Marley
Ewan MacColl
Booker T & The MG’s

 If you don’t know the words… DRINK ALONG!!*

*Please drink responsibly and dance irresponsibly.