String Loaded Celtic Fiddle Band (formerly Pumpkin Juice)

String Loaded are an award winning family band known for their passion, energy and love of the Celtic culture. This high energy group features sensational fiddle playing sisters, Gabi and Olivia, supported by mum and dad on guitar and bodhran. Influences come from the rich music and folk law traditions of Scotland, Ireland and Scandinavia and also more recent American bluegrass music.  The beauty, skill and infectious energy of the girls fiddle music and singing will leave you spell bound and fill your heart with joy.

The band has performed at international and national music  festivals  including  the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Woodford Folk Festival, the Australian Celtic Festival, Brigadoon at Bundanoon, Tamworth Country Music Festival, Golden Fiddle Awards and many local festivals, cultural events and corporate functions. String Loaded have performed live on Australian radio including National ABC radio and receive regular airplay on several community radio stations in the Newcastle and Central Coast region.  In 2014 String Loaded (formerly known as Pumpkin Juice) won Best New Talent at the Australian Celtic Music Awards and have been nominated in the Best Celtic Song category for their new album “Just in Case”. They have also been top 10 Busking Champions for 5 years in a row at the Tamworth Country Music Busking Championships.

String Loaded Celtic Fiddle Band




String Loaded will be performing at the 2016 Woodford Folk Festival.
Details of concerts posted when available.
27 December 2016 – 1st January 2017



We had some awesome news this week … we are finalists in the Australian Celtic Music Awards for two tunes from our latest CD!!

Instrumental of the Year – Scarborough Fair
Celtic Song of the Year – I’ll Tell Me Ma

St Patrick’s Day 2016 with String Loaded

Tea Gardens Country Club


String Loaded CD is on cdbaby 🙂

You can now purchase our happy music on cdBaby and iTunes!! Buy the album or individual tracks.

Thank you so much for supporting us.


You can also order a hard copy CD on this website. JUST CLICK HERE

String Loaded at the Tamworth Country Music Festival

String Loaded / Pumpkin Juice Archives