Interview With Joe O’Leary, Ballydehob Jazz Festival

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-5-1 ****************** It’s not just the alliteration that makes the following phrase catch the eye, “the Boutique Jazz Festival in the Back of Beyond that packs a Bombastic Artistic Punch”, it is also the energy and imagery that comes with it that gives you an insight to the Ballydehob JazzContinue reading “Interview With Joe O’Leary, Ballydehob Jazz Festival”

Interview With Johnny Brady

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-11-20 ****************** Text under photo of article Antrim man Johnny Brady has just released ‘Dance With Me’, his third album in three years, and it is by his own admission a return to his Country music roots. Currently on a nationwide tour in support of theContinue reading “Interview With Johnny Brady”

Interview With Cian Kinsella / The Lords Of Strut

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-6-10 ****************** Sean-Tastic and Famous Seamus the two brothers who make up ‘The Lords Of Strut’, as performed by Cian Kinsella and Cormac Mohally, have a brand new show called ‘Chaos’ which debuts in The Half Moon Theatre next week. Cian took a break from rehearsalsContinue reading “Interview With Cian Kinsella / The Lords Of Strut”

Interview With The Hard Ground

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-5-8 ****************** Over the last 3 years The Hard Ground have developed from a duo, singers Pat Carey on guitar and Marlene Enright on piano, to one of Cork’s most promising 5 piece bands. They have also become one of the city’s inventive and hard working,Continue reading “Interview With The Hard Ground”

Interview With Pat Kiernan (Corcadorca) & David Duffy (Eat My Noise)

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-9-25 ****************** ‘How These Desperate Men Talk’, a collaboration between site-specific theatre pioneers Corcadorca Theatre Company, composers Eat My Noise and the playwright Enda Walsh, who wrote and directed ‘Ballyturk’ which recently sold out the Cork Opera House and ‘Disco Pigs’ (originally produced by Corcadorca), hasContinue reading “Interview With Pat Kiernan (Corcadorca) & David Duffy (Eat My Noise)”

Interview With Stephen Lawrie, The Telescopes

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-11-13 ****************** article below photo Cork has had several music “scenes” come and go over the years, and there has been a lot of chatter in recent years about the trio of Altered Hours, Grave Lanterns and The Vincent(s) breaking through in a manner of TheContinue reading “Interview With Stephen Lawrie, The Telescopes”

Interview With Steven Sharpe

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-11-13 ****************** article below photo “I’ve taken to shouting, ‘I am Beyoncé’ in one of my new songs. I like being dramatic and flamboyant, I miss that in singers. These days everyone is either a hard-man or sensitive sweet-songwriter. Prince, Mick Jagger, Freddie Mercury and RobertContinue reading “Interview With Steven Sharpe”

Interview with William Hammond, Cork Folk Festival

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-10-2 ****************** The Cork Folk Festival celebrates their 35th birthday this year and as William Hammond, of the festival organisers, explained to Ronan Leonard, that milestone has led to a lot of reflection upon their history, “when you sit down and design a festival, you tryContinue reading “Interview with William Hammond, Cork Folk Festival”