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Northeast August Tour with Anna Tivel

East Durham NY- August 14th, 2018   Anna Tivel’s album ‘Small Believer’ was my favourite album of 2017. We first crossed paths back in 2015 whilst I was touring ‘All We Have Become’. My friend Paul Basile had booked the Pacific Northeast leg of that tour for me. The tour included a one week residency […]

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Life is Bigger

Thursday August, 2nd, 2018  – East Durham, NY “It’s insane. You are leaving your country of origin never to return again. Like getting hit by a bus. But the bus is made of love, and the new land sparkles with creative force.” –  Text Message from my friend Isaiah Weiss August is upon us. The […]

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Mick Flannery is in Town – Mercury Lounge Tonight

Sad Karaoke Regional Champions – Winter 2018   Brooklyn, July 17th, 2018 A mere 17 hours later than expected, Air Canada have delivered Mick Flannery delivered back to NYC. He’ll be playing at Mercury Lounge tonight with the excellent Fully Human ( Liv from ‘Oh Pep!). They’re also at Club Passim in Cambridge, MA on […]

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Bad News – Great News

East Durham, June 30th, 2018 My upcoming European tour has been cancelled as we just found out that Clare cannot fly between now and mid November. Whilst, I’m sorry to cancel the tour, we are both very happy and excited for the next chapter in our lives. Thanks to all of the venues, promoters, family, […]

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Don’t Honk If You Support Connolly

Brooklyn, May 30th 2018   New York would be impossible without its parks. I was reminded of this whilst walking through Brooklyn’s Prospect Park yesterday. I strolled through slowly. Taking it in. A man practicing scales on a saxophone. Skateboarders. Cyclists. Joggers. A running man with a double stroller and one child. That one always […]

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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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