Charlie Branch is best known as the Irish bouzouki and guitar player in the high-powered Ausrtin Irish band Cluan. He is one of the best Irish musicians in Austin and is rapidly making a name for himself in the entire state of Texas.

Charlie is a veteran of the Austin Irish scene, having been a session stalwart for many years. A long time guitarist, He switched to the bouzouki in 1998 and has been hooked ever since. He now is the finest Irish Bouzouki player in Texas. Charles was formerly a member of the Austin band Tarbolton, and the Austin/Dublin band the Mad Trad Trio.

Charlie also plays in the high-energy Irish trio The Tea Merchants with fellow Cluan member Chris Buckley.