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Once Upon a Time on Patrick’s Street.

Saturday April 28th, 2018   I first Saw Christian McNeill singing at HMV record store on Patrick street in Cork city. I think I was 15.  He was frontman for Derry band Schtum. I later skipped the opportunity to see Pavement to go see them at Sir. Henry’s instead. That was the compromise I made […]

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My Almost Famous Weekend

Monday March 26th, 2018   Well, that was a weekend of weekends. I bussed up to Boston on Friday, did a song with Glen Hansard’s band to 2,500 hundred people. Played a sold out show Saturday night at Toad and bussed back to New York.   Prison Phone Call Greyhound Bus Blues On Friday’s Greyhound […]

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Where are you from?

March 17th, 2018 – Brooklyn  Today is my grandmother Philomena’s anniversary. She was the kindest person I’ve known. She had ten children. I have first cousins in Ireland, UK, Australia and US. I have an uncle who lives in Zambia. We’ve been welcomed all over the world. We’ve worked, found friends, family and community. I […]

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Dream Your Way Out Of Winter

Monday February 26th, 2018   Waiting for the kettle to whistle and drown out the radio. The radio is talking about the historical appeal of conspiracy theories and the nation’s refusal to address the gun problem. Long division in the United states.  It’s no way to start the day.  And “Off”..       It […]

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