Snow Patrol news & community since 2008. All 6 times musicians sneakily appeared on ‘Game of Thrones’

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Game of Thrones.”

The popularity of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” extends to celebrities and notable figures like President Obama, so it should come as no surprise that some famous people have snuck in for cameos.

Though Ed Sheeran’s appearance on the season seven premiere was anything but subtle (though the song he sang did have a hidden meaning), other musical cameos might have gone unnoticed by the average viewer.

Take a look at the six cameos from bands or musicians you might have missed:
Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol led a group of Bolton men in a sing-a-long.

On season three’s “Walk of Punishment,” Brienne and Jaime were being transported by an unfriendly group of Bolton men. The scene opens with a man leading his fellows in the tune “The Bear and the Maiden Fair.” According to Rolling Stone, the man was played by the lead singer of Snow Patrol, Gary Lightbody.

The song’s significance becomes clear later on the season, when Brienne is forced to fight a bear for the Bolton men’s amusement.

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