Keith Burke

We’re back! Fresh off the success of the news that I have made the final of Blog Awards Ireland, I thought I should keep up the energy and impetuous on this blog with a new post. So today I am writing about a bearded singer-songwriter from Dublin. If you said to me, singer-songwriters are fairly […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XVI -  The End of Americana Rock?

A podcast dedicated to americana, alt-country, folk, blues and lots more. The Eirecana podcast brings you the best from Irish and international artists. With discussion on everything from the scene in Ireland to emerging artists, if you are a fan of this genre, there is something for you here.   Episode XVII – End of […]

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The Rye Rive Band - Original Irish-Americana

Straight into it today. No fussing about. A lot like the band we are featuring today. The Rye River band are a long time going americana/roots collective based in Dublin. They make straight-up americana and considering that, it is a wonder why it has taken so long for me to feature them on Eirecana. The […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XVI - Simply Good Music

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The americana podcast dedicated to americana, alt-country, folk, blues and lots more. The Eirecana podcast brings you the best from Irish and international artists. With discussion on everything from the scene in Ireland to emerging artists, if you are a fan of this genre, there is something for you here.   Episode XVI – Simply […]

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August Wells - Capturing Life in Melody

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Well as it is almost August, it seems apt that I should feature an artist that I have been hearing about for a long time but have not actually investigated. Today is the day I change all that with this post on August Wells. The band are made up of chief songwriter Ken Griffin and […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XV - Tell No One

The americana podcast dedicated to americana, alt-country, folk, blues and lots more. The Eirecana podcast brings you the best from Irish and international artists. With discussion on everything from the scene in Ireland to emerging artists, if you are a fan of this genre, there is something for you here.   Episode XV – Tell […]

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Sonnets and Sisters - Creating Harmonies for the Soul

Ah summer, the hope of sunshine, the reality of rain. It is also the time of music festivals and where I get to explore and discover some new music that for whatever reason, often slips under my radar. One such artist is the Dundalk based folk outfit Sonnets and Sisters. It is rare that I […]

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Classic Album Series: Uncle Tupelo - No Depression

The Classic Album Series is a five part series focusing on the most influential albums in the history of alt-country and americana. Each of the 30 minute episodes will explore the history, recording of and influence of some of the most seminal albums recorded. This episode looks at the recording of Uncle Tupelo No Depression. […]

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Eirecana Podcast: Episode XIV - Where Have You Been?

The americana podcast dedicated to americana, alt-country, folk, blues and lots more. The Eirecana podcast brings you the best from Irish and international artists. With discussion on everything from the scene in Ireland to emerging artists, if you are a fan of this genre, there is something for you here.   Episode XIV – Where […]

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