Three women, a heart, and a couple of blokes!

Friday night was a good one! Played a concert in City north hotel with Frances Black. Also appearing were Sharon Shannon and Mary Coughlan both of who I have had the pleasure of playing with over the years as well. Mary opened the show with a great set with James Delaney on Piano and Dan … Continue reading Three women, a heart, and a couple of blokes!

This is what makes it all worthwhile

There are musical moments like this that really do make you smile, cry, listen, laugh and just feel so good about life and thank whoever you believe made us for giving us ears. http://youtu.be/mjhkMfubxvQ

Shannon on the Barrow

Played an outdoor concert with Sharon Shannon in Carlow (beside the river Barrow) on saturday night, what a buzz, you couldn't have squeezed another soul into the town square it was so packed and a beautiful warm evening just to make it even better. So much fun to play with Sharon and the band again … Continue reading Shannon on the Barrow

The Blen’s 10 tips for being a session Bassist

The Blen's 10 tips for being a session Bassist Smile, it's your lucky day, you have a session. Turn up on time not looking like you just fell out of bed. Bring several instruments, they always want the one you didn't bring. New strings ( just in case they don't like your trusty old flatwounds … Continue reading The Blen’s 10 tips for being a session Bassist