Blues

NC Lawlor  - An enthralling one man blues showcase

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As it’s a nice relaxing Sunday, I decided to go in search of some nice relaxing music to blog about. Instead I came across the raw blues and lap-steel of NC Lawlor. Honest, humble and stirring, his sound is perfect for Sunday evenings. Long-time busker NC Lawlor has been prolific on the blues and roots […]

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The Mountain Man Band

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‘Tis the height of summer. I’m writing this blog post here on a veranda not 100 yards from the beach in the sunshine. Sure what else would I be doing but writing about some great Irish music. This week I came across a band playing locally here in Galway, so I thought they deserved a […]

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Straight after the Jack of Diamonds festival (which I sadly didn’t get to attend), I have been thankful for the line-up pointing me to a lot of Irish americana artists that I had previously been unaware of. Hopefully I will get to discuss these over the next few weeks. However I’ll start with one that […]

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Something a bit left-field for this blog in this post. This is a band with influences from blues to desert rock that are starting to make a racket, both figuratively and literally. Some useless facts for you; Modesto is a city in Stanislaus County, northern California. It is known for being the setting of American […]

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