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Niall Connolly

Corridors

Brooklyn, December 5th, 2018 New video of ‘Corridors’, performed live at The Capitol Theatre opening for Glen Hansard on July 27th, 2018.   Clare, Saoirse and I will be leaving our current apartment in the new year. Clare and I have lived here since 2011, Saoirse, has lived here all […]

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The Stories of the Street

After Song Club Last Week Waiting for a train at Bergen Street at 12.30am I hear the sounds of laughter and Spanish guitar at the far end of the platform. I walk towards the music. A French man is improvising songs on a Spanish guitar for his two bench mates […]

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Thank You

Brooklyn, October 28th, 2018 Last Thursday night at Big City Folk Song Club, Lara Ewen interrupted my ramblings to present me with two CDs of lullabies that our friends had recorded for Clare and myself and our baby to be. Twenty five songs on two Cds, a mix of originals, […]

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Can I Be On Your Team?

Brooklyn, Thursday October 25th, 2018 The Clown Prince flip flops around the Crown Prince. The Clown Prince promises to send the military to the border to meet a “caravan” of migrants containing “terrorists”. The Clown Prince thrives on fear and distraction. The Clown Prince uses his own personal cell phone. […]

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Story?

September 6th, 2018   I’m gathering my tour stories, trying to write them down. Assemble them in perfect disorder.  I’ve been touring for almost 20 years. I’ve shared and gathered a lot of stories. Which ones would you like to read? Getting punched in the face in Cyprus? Meeting a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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