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“When Covid hit, the music business fell off the edge of a cliff. Gigs were cancelled, tours were pulled, recording sessions were abandoned.When the stark reality hit home I figured I had two options.Either to sit in a corner feeling sorry for myself, complaining about the lock down and blaming everybody from the government to the Chinese…or I could get creative and reinvent myself!

For the past few months I have seized the social media bull by the horns.In order to keep a profile with my followers I have embraced the technology, live streaming on my Facebook page every Saturday from my “Lockdown Lounge” and posting a couple of new tracks every week.The response has been a revelation.We have had over ONE MILLION reactions.

For example,when I posted a short 'Town I Loved So Well' tribute to my friend John Hume It notched up 150,00 views.

To take all this to the next level we have planned three shows,on 1,2, and 3 October in the Venue Theatre,Ratoath,Co Meath. The shows, called  “Up Close and Personal" will be in front of a restricted socially distant audience,ten tables of four. On the third night we are live streaming the concert across the globe. In an attempt to re-imagine our live performances this old dog has had to learn a few new tricks!

In the same spirit I have been  active on the songwriting front, writing with two of the hottest young  talents  around, Ryan Hennessy & Jimmy Rainsford from Picture This.It’s never too late for a fresh challenge! "
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