The Shams formed in 2011, when Sean Daly (lead vocals; Donegal, Ireland) joined forces with talented Irish musician Joey Kennedy (guitar, Kilkenny, Ireland). They were later joined by James Scragg (drums; Cork, Ireland), Tommy O'Mahony (electric and upright Bass, from Marin County, CA) and Henry Moser (lead guitar and back-up vocals from Marin County, CA). The Sham's fiery live performances showcase thier traditional Irish musical backgrounds with original songs that are explosive and versatile. The Shams provide listeners with a new , hard-hitting perspective on the evolution of Irish music, unlike any you've heard before. The Shams are currently blowing up the Bay Area music scene with their original Irish music that keeps you dancing.