Hiss Golden Messenger

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Spring is in the air and a few international artists seem to be gigging about the world. A few are coming to Ireland so I have helpfully highlighted some below that might be worth seeing over the next few months. I hope this list is helpful. Print out and store in your wallet/handbag/manbag for occasional […]

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On to my next list, my favourite songs from international artists from the past year. Some are songs that come from albums that were on my best of the year list, some are not. All are great songs. Mark Knopfler – Privateering I think people sometimes forget that Mark Knopfler is still making music. This […]

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So 2013 has come to a close and now it is time to start thinking about the world in 2014. However let’s not move forward too quickly. We still have to ponder what I had on repeated play over the past year. So beginning with this post, I will select my favourite tracks and albums […]

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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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I did this once before and it is worth doing again I think. Below is a solid but not exhaustive list of some interesting foreign artists coming to Ireland over the next month or so. Again apologies to international readers for being so Ireland-centric but sure you can always come and visit. And as well […]

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