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Midtown – Astoria – Upper East Side – Cobble Hill – LES – Sunset Park

New York Performances this week: Monday, April 29th, MIDTOWN: New York Beer Company, Monday Night Session, 8pm Tuesday, April 30th: ASTORIA:  BCF Song Club at Shillelagh Tavern with E.W. Harris Wednesday, May 1st, UPPER EAST SIDE: Stella and Fly ( First Wednesdays of the month) Thursday, May 2nd, COBBLE HILL, Brooklyn: Big City Folk Song […]

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Random Acts of Kindess

  Random Acts of Kindness – Brooklyn, January 24th, 2019   I’ve been trying to notice kindness. Trying to actively look out for it. To practice it. During winter, in this divided nation, in these dark and cynical times, I find it  helpful to see the everyday good in people. Something as simple as holding […]

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Sound – Back in Stock

Brooklyn, January 21st, 2019 What’s your favourite song from ‘Sound’? Originally released in April 2013, it is finally back in stock. Here’s a photograph of me giving Warren Malone the,”We’re brilliant aren’t we look?” at some point on that tour. We toured the hell out of that record. We probably played in your house. You […]

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Add Your House to My World Tour Of New York

Bushwick- Midtown – Carroll Gardens – Sunset Park – Riverdale – East Village – Lower East Side – Astoria January 12th, 2019 After last night’s gig at American Folk Art Museum someone handed me $20 and said, “That’s for all the times I’ve listened to you for free on Spotify.” You know who you are. […]

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Skin and Bones – Live from Capitol Theatre – Chords and Lyrics

January 4th, 2018   Last month I posted live video of  ‘Corridors’ (‘All We Have Become’) from my set opening for Glen Hansard at the Capitol Theatre in July. At the end of the night I was handed a multi camera live recording of my set on a flash drive. Here’s ‘Skin and Bones’. Later on […]

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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 of her 1 month life. […]

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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 on Coney Island bound platform.  […]

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