New England’s Premier Rock Cover Band

Yoke Shire Photo Brian Herlihy & Craig Herlihy

The Boston based Rock band Yoke Shire is comprised of multi-instrumentalist brothers Craig & Brian Herlihy. Yoke Shire has honed their craft for 25 years, performing clubs, festivals, corporate & private events throughout the Eastern United States. Yoke Shire recordings have received rave reviews, airplay and sales worldwide.

Yoke Shire’s compact and proficient 2-piece ensemble produces the sound of much larger bands. They layer harmony vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, flute, harmonica and percussion, often playing multiple instruments at the same time to build a live sound that amazes the audience. Close your eyes and you can imagine 4 or 5 musicians on stage.


  • Creates an enjoyable atmosphere
  • Keeps patrons happy and in your venue
  • Gets people up on the dance floor


  • Draws fans to your club or event
  • Announces gigs thru a huge email list
  • Promotes gigs at
  • Gets consistent press coverage
  • Performs live TV & radio shows
  • Posts shows on Facebook & Twitter


  • Uses top quality equipment
  • Plays at a volume appropriate for the room
  • Sets up efficiently in a small area
  • Is cooperative to work with

Yoke Shire’s performances are delivered through a crystal clear, State-of-the-art Mackie stereo sound system and are enhanced with a sound-synced LED light show!

"You could just feel the music come alive when these guys played!"
~ Bill Copeland Music News


  1. Hard Rock Café - Boston, MA
  2. Cheers - Boston, MA
  3. The Harp – Boston, MA
  4. The Bull Run – Shirley, MA
  5. Mama Kin Music Hall – Boston, MA

"Two sets of well selected, well played cover songs,
Yoke Shire continues to push their own boundaries!"

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