INTERVIEW WITH CATHY DAVEY / BALLINCOLLIG WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2015-01-29 ******************* Text below photo of article Twice Choice Music Album Of The Year Award Nominee, Cathy Davey plays on Saturday night in The White Horse as part of the Ballincollig Winter Music Festival. While she hasn’t been gigging often in the last few years Cathy considers the concertContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH CATHY DAVEY / BALLINCOLLIG WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL”

INTERVIEW WITH MATT MOLLOY / BALLINCOLLIG WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2015-01-29 ******************* Text below photo of article The winding career paths that Irish traditional musicians take is exemplified by Matt Molloy, the flautist who was an original member of the The Bothy Band, then joined Planxty, and became a member of The Chieftains in 197. He has released 10Continue reading “INTERVIEW WITH MATT MOLLOY / BALLINCOLLIG WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL”

INTERVIEW WITH RONAN FITZGIBBON & LAURA O’MAHONY – SHOW AT TDC

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-11-20 ******************* Next week under the overall name of SHOW, the TDC in Triskel Arts Centre will showcase some of Cork’s finest emerging theatre companies and individuals, with finished works from Outset Ensemble, BrokenCrow, JustMakeIt Productions and Dominic J Moore, and works in progress from Conflicted Theatre, Ruth Hayes,Continue reading “INTERVIEW WITH RONAN FITZGIBBON & LAURA O’MAHONY – SHOW AT TDC”

INTERVIEW WITH JUSTIN GROUNDS & VESPERTINE QUINTET

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2015-1-22 ******************* Text below photo of article While some bands will claim they started to become famous, The Vespertine Quintet had a much more earthy attitude, “we began last winter as an idea I had to get some string playing friends together and play some wintery music over dinnerContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH JUSTIN GROUNDS & VESPERTINE QUINTET”

INTERVIEW WITH LIAM O MAONLAI – HOTHOUSE FLOWERS

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2015-1-22 ******************* Text below photo of article The Hothouse Flowers reach their 30th year on the road this year and next week they roll into Ballincollig to close this year’s Winter Music Festival, a concert which Liam Ó Maonlaí, their charismatic lead singer and pianist, considers a very important startContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH LIAM O MAONLAI – HOTHOUSE FLOWERS”

INTERVIEW WITH KARAN CASEY – CONCERT WITH MAURA O”CONNELL

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2015-1-15 ******************* Text below photo of article The Triskel Christchurch’s 2015 live music programme starts off with a concert of the highest order, a double bill of vocalists Karan Casey and Maura O’Connell which has been produced by Music Network Ireland. Speaking with Ronan Leonard, Karan gave the anContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH KARAN CASEY – CONCERT WITH MAURA O”CONNELL”

INTERVIEW WITH VINCENT LYNCH

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-11-27 ******************************************************************************************************** After over a quarter of a century on the full-time gigging circuit Vincent Lynch has certainly paid his dues, all his work reached fruition earlier this year when he signed a publishing deal with Universal Records. Speaking with Ronan Leonard, Vincent’s professional focus is clear, “even thoughContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH VINCENT LYNCH”

INTERVIEW WITH JOE KELLY OF THE DIRTY WEEKENDER IN PAVILION AND 5 TIPS OF THE LINE UP

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-2-7 ***** Between the 16th and 19th of February The Pavilion are holding the fourth edition of their annual Dirty Weekender, ahead of their very busy schedule of gigs and DJ sets Ronan Leonard spoke with Joe Kelly, one of the owners of the venue and the main organiser of the festival. He quickly laidContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH JOE KELLY OF THE DIRTY WEEKENDER IN PAVILION AND 5 TIPS OF THE LINE UP”

INTERVIEW WITH BOB JACKSON ABOUT ERDWIN GARCIA

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-7-10 ******************************************************************************************************** While some bands have utilised crowdfunding campaigns to cover the costs of their first album or perhaps first national tour, Bob Jackson is running one to help a Cuban musician, Erdwin Garcia, leave his country for the first time. Bob firstly explained his connection to Erdwin; “he is a 26 old singer songwriterContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH BOB JACKSON ABOUT ERDWIN GARCIA”