Cork

One Horse Pony

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Back to action this week with some Southern Blues. Well it’s not what you think. This band hail from Cork and are exponents of some fine truthful foot-tapin’ blues that you have ever heard. One Horse Pony are a Cork based outfit formed a number of years ago through the very organic process of playing […]

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The Whispering Pines

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I often have to search far and wide for new music on the blog. It’s always handy to have a few tools to make my work easier. One that I want to point you to if you are in search for new music, in particular new Irish music, is Breaking Tunes. The non-for-profit website aims […]

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This is becoming a bit of an annual thing. My preview post of this weekends Kilkenny Roots Festival and the Southern Gothic Festival. Probably the two premier americana/roots festivals in Ireland. It is a pity they are happening the same weekend. Still depending on your tastes, there is plenty of choice and even no reason […]

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Still catching up on my backlog of album reviews to be completed at the moment but I said I would distract myself…and ye with a short post on a talented new artist emerging on the scene lately. It’s great to see another female Irish artist on the americana/folk scene. Joining the likes of Deetrich, Jayne […]

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It’s not often that I come across a Iriah man producing americana music via an americana blog that I haven’t of but that is the case with Niall Connolly. Have downloaded and listened to a recent episode of the Americana rock Mix, I was surprised to hear a name like Connolly and Niall feature on […]

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Extending the remit of Eirecana with today’s post. After exploring the genres of americana, alt-country, desert rock, desert noir, tex-mex, I venture into the world of lo-fi/alternative folk with the music of Boa Morte. Boa Morte hail from Cork and have been going for a long time (in musical terms) having formed in the mid-90’s. […]

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It’s always the way isn’t it? You wait fifty odd weeks for an americana/alt-country festival to appear and then two come along at once…on the same weekend. Both the Kilkenny Rhythm & Roots and the Southern Gothic Festival feature some amazing bands that you would rarely get to see in Ireland and now they are […]

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Apologies for the gap between posts over the previous few weeks. The life/blog balance has been ppor. And for a while there I thought I was going to run out of Irish based americana bands but thankfully some new talent has emerged. Parallel are a long time going covers band who have recently just begun […]

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Keeping on a recent theme of music of edge of americana rock. A bit of blues rock here, all the way from Co. Cork. True Delusion are a now sadly departed delta-blues band from Co. Cork The band started out in 2002 with some jamming sessions progressing into a covers band until the sound of […]

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