Cork Music & Concert Christmas Gift Ideas

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork This was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2018-12-20, text underneath photo. ********************************************* Perhaps you are still looking for a few present ideas for this Christmas – or maybe you just want to reward yourself! – and as the saying goes ‘sometimes the best gift you can give is an experience’, so here are aContinue reading “Cork Music & Concert Christmas Gift Ideas”

Interview With Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh / Quiet Lights Festival

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork This was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2018-9-7, text underneath photo. Over the last decade or so, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh has developed into one of the most inventive and daring artists on the Irish Traditional music landscape. He is one fifth of the critically lauded ‘The Gloaming’, who sold out 7 nights in aContinue reading “Interview With Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh / Quiet Lights Festival”

Interview with Gemma Sugre – Cork Jazz Festival

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork This article was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2017-10-19 text under photo of article ************************************ Gemma Sugrue, who has received national acclaim as the featured vocalist for Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s live performances of 90s club classics at places such as Electric Picnic, Live At The Marquee and The 3 Arena,Continue reading “Interview with Gemma Sugre – Cork Jazz Festival”

INTERVIEW WITH MARLENE ENRIGHT

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork a shorter version of this article was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2017-03-16 text under photo of article ************************************   In recent years the Cork music scene has witnessed a surge of piano playing, Americana-tinged singer/songwriters; at the forefront of that movement, along with Jack O’Rourke and Anna Mitchell, has been Marlene Enright.Continue reading “INTERVIEW WITH MARLENE ENRIGHT”

Interview With Simone Felice, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2014-3-6

Text Below follow me at @ronanfromcork   While musician and writer Simone Felice was never a slouch, events in 2010 led to him increasing his own artistic output, after undergoing emergency open heart surgery to deal with a congenital heart defect his debut novel ‘Black Jesus’ and solo album ‘Simone Felice’, which featured members ofContinue reading “Interview With Simone Felice, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2014-3-6”