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School Days Over Cover – Gig Cancellations

Rockaway, March 15th, 2020 Since we’re going to have to dig deep to get through the next few months, this old Ewan MacColl mining song came to mind.  This next week of gigs are cancelled, with further cancellations very likely. It’s the socially responsible course of action, but it’ll be […]

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A D- Day Veteran Makes Me Promise to Get a Fishing Rod

Rockaway Beach, NY Feb 24th, 2020 It’s a quiet time. A strange time. I’m keeping my ears piqued and my antennae fine tuned to find new stories and songs and opportunities. It’s a strange time,  an in between time, a quiet time, a divisive time, a February time, a rest […]

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Man Vs. Machine

Machine: Say and spell first name Me: Saoirse. S-A-O-I-R-S-E Machine: I did not get that. Me: Saoirse. S-A-O-I-R-S-E Machine: I did not get that. Try this format. Mary. M-A-R-Y. Me: Saoirse. S-A-O-I-R-S-E Machine: I did not get that. Try this format. Mary. M like moon -A like apple-R like river-Y […]

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Turning Sound Into Soilds

Rockaway, October 29th, 2019 Modern living can be abstract.   I’m making soup. Turnips, onions, garlic, celery, cauliflower, carrots and sweet potatoes. I played at Saugerties Farmers’ Market on Saturday morning and my tip jar included two big bags of vegetables. In an age of digital pennies and virtual likes, […]

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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.” […]

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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 […]

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