The Black Velvet Band has been recorded by most of the top Irish performers.
Irish Rovers reminiscing about their favourite pub in Ireland. Song starts at about 25seconds.
The Dubliners will always be associated with the song, particularly through the version with Luke Kelly on vocals.
The American band, the Dropkick Murphys also did a version.
If you want a totally different take on the song, try Tara O’Grady’s jazz version. It’s surprising how well the song adapts to such a different style and approach.