About Scott


Scott Volles is a vocalist/guitarist performing Irish Folk Music. He is currently living and based in the Washington DC, metropolitan area. Scott has performed with the Irish bands "The Shebeens" and "Half Seas Over". Scott is a solo performer who brings a highly energetic approach to Traditional Irish Folk Music. Scott's repertoire ranges from Traditional Irish/American Folk Music to your favorite rowdy pub song. He believes in the idea of the "Irish Troubadour". Scott's performances highlight his smooth baritone voice, irreverent humor and storytelling. Everyone sings along at one of Scott's shows. Scott has been strongly influenced by performers such as The Dubliners, Paddy Reilly, Paul Brady, The Pouges, Wolfe Tones, Saw Doctors and Great Big Sea. Scott has performed in pubs, folk clubs, festivals, charity events, cruise ships and other acoustic venues.

Scott uses guitar, mandolin, Bodhran drum, and whistles to perform.  He is also an Irish Session player.  He uses Irish flute, whistles, Irish banjo and mandolin to play Reels, Jigs, Polkas and Aires.