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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, covers and traditional tunes.  It’s […]

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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. The Clown Prince’s fans chant […]

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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 London Police Officer at 1am […]

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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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