Robert Doyle Has A Follow Up To A Life In Shadows:Lig Amach

When: Friday 22nd April Where:The Cobblestone Backroom, 77 King Street North, Dublin 7 Free admission 8.30pm As a long time admirer of his music, I am happy to announce that Mr Doyle has finished a follow-up to his compelling album A Life in Shadows. It was well received among Celtic and Irish Music sites. If …


Larry Kirwan and Friends- A St Patrick’s Day Celebration

Larry Kirwan, leader of Irish American rock band, Black 47 for 25 years, will return to BB King’s on St. Patrick’s Day. He will front a new band formed specially for the evening comprising of Coty Cockrell (Hard Times/Dance Theatre of Harlem) on piano, Rene Hart (Branford Marsalis/Mark Ronson) on double bass and Thomas Hamlin (Black 47) on drums. They will perform new songs and reinterpret Kirwan’s Black 47 uproarious classics, numbers from his critically acclaimed musical, Hard Times, and as befits a Kirwan show, lots of improvisation, social agitation, and hilarity.

Great performance by Maria Doyle Kennedy

Maria Doyle Kennedy (born 25 September 1964) is an Irish actress, composer, singer, songwriter, musician, theatre artist, orchestrator and educator. She is best known for her roles as Queen Catherine of Aragon in The Tudors and Mrs. Siobhan Sadler in Orphan Black.

Siúil a Rún by Belfast Royal Academy

I was listening to  Siúil a Run, a fresh version by Royal Academy early in the morning. That was before doing laundry. Now it's after laundry and I am writing about them. Nothing like a beautiful track to sooth tired muscles. It's taken from the upcoming album Native. I love that album cover featuring a cow. …

Interview with Luke Fraser of The Bombadils

I wrote a post about The Bombadils working on a new album. What I haven't told you os that I made an audio interview with Luke Fraser and it is finally here. This is the first audio interview with him and you can tell that we made a good team. Luke is one of the …