Castleblayney is steeped in a strong tradition of music, with people like Big Tom, Paddy Cole and Anna Mc Goldrick. Having enjoyed acclaim over the years. Similarily Castleblayney amassed a wealth of Show Bands who enjoyed success on the various circuits both here in Ireland and abroad. These bands included the Maurice Lynch Showband, Paddy Cole All Stars, The Regal Showband, Everglades, Travellers, Big Tom and the Mainliners, The Outlaws, Emmet Celi Band, Gerry Black and the Seasons Ginger Morgan Band and the Mc Guigan Accordian Band. Today, many new and emerging bands are also enjoying huge success namely Ben Reel Band and Speedking.
The Music Wall of Fame gives some history of the musical heritage in this area. It is located close to the Glencarn Hotel.