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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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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, 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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