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Come on Tour with Me

JFK International Airport, Terminal 4 – Saturday, November 4th, 7:22am I’m sitting in a brightly lit cafe. Trying to pry my eyes open with a watery coffee. I am putting the coffee in my mouth but it might be more effective to pour it directly into my eyeball. A somewhat tortuous version of “They Can’t […]

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R.I.P. Freddie Cohill

October 14th , 2017 – Greyhound bus to Boston   “Of all the money, e’er I spent, I spent it in good company.”   Freddie died. I thought he was was invincible. David Bowie died. Leonard Cohen died. Chris Cornell died. Even Tom Petty died. But I thought Freddie was invincible. If you are one […]

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Record Release -Midnight at the Oasis – Summer in the City- Defensive Donkeys 

 Sunday October 9th, 2017 – East Durham, NY Travel confuses me. I think it was Margaret Atwood who said jetlag is the soul trying to catch up with the body. I’m paraphrasing. If she said it she said it in much more Margaret Atwoody way. I’m over the jetlag. But it is still baffling to […]

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That fella doesn’t do a tap…

Brooklyn, October 6th, 2017 – Official NY Album Launch Day My landlord thinks I do nothing. Compared to some of you, he is right. I’ve told him I am a musician and I work nights but it hasn’t registered. When I pay the rent during business hours, he frequently says, “Not working today?” When he […]

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Thank You – Flying Back to NY

Monday October 2nd Dublin. Galway. CSN. Cork. Castlemagner. Ballydehob. The tour is over. I went to all the places I promised I would. Wednesday morning we picked the band up from a wet and dreary Dublin airport and went directly to Darnley Lodge in Athboy. My friend David Sheridan ( of the Path Cafe/ Red […]

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Night Fishing and a Robin on a Pillow

Monday September 25th, 2017 – In the van somewhere between Lemybrien en route to Kilkenny What about ye? In the back of the van. Warren napping. Mac driving. No naps for Mac. Low sun on the mist of another sunny morning. We just met my father in Lemybrien to pick up a borrowed guitar and […]

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Some Early Reviews

Dream Your Way Out of This One (2017)

“An absolutely beautiful collection of songs. I was gobsmacked by the quality of the songs.” – The Arena, RTE Radio 1 “He is at the core a folk artist, a poet with a beautiful way with words and the true gift of writing a catchy tune.” – musician.ie “Songs that deserve to be heard.”- The […]

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