Chris Maguire is a formidable modern-day Button Accordion powerhouse. Although well known from a young age, Chris shot to fame after being crowned All-Ireland Senior Button Accordion Champion in 2013 and continued his success as the driving force behind the Knockmore Ceili Band who claimed their own title in Sligo in 2014. Chris plays with a maturity far beyond his years and is rightly considered one of the all-time greats of the accordion.

Chris Maguire is a formidable modern-day Button Accordion powerhouse. Although well known from a young age, Chris shot to fame after being crowned All-Ireland Senior Button Accordion Champion in 2013 and continued his success as the driving force behind the Knockmore Ceili Band who claimed their own title in Sligo in 2014. Chris plays with a maturity far beyond his years and is rightly considered one of the all-time greats of the accordion. Chris Maguire

Chris has been recognised as one of Ireland’s finest button accordion players and his individual traditional style has captivated many audiences across Ireland, England and America. Chris cites his grandfather as his primary influence to his musical development. He has been competing in the Senior Button accordion competition since 2008; over the years he has been placed 2nd on three occasions and finally in 2013 he took the gold medal!