Stay inside and listen to loads of Bass!

Freezing outside...Brrr! Good time to stay in and appreciate they who are the foundation of good music........

The winner takes the ball – or gets the Stick!

The heart beats again!

The woman's heart rolled into Gort,Co.Galway Saturday night for another lively night of songs and tunes from Frances Black,Mary Coughlan & Sharon Shannon. O'Sullivan's hotel was bursting at the seams with sweating fans and if the applause was anything to go by, everyone had a ball. Watch out for Frances Black's daughter Aoife, who is … Continue reading The heart beats again!

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!

Concert for Crumlin children’s hospital

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

Frances Black

Playing some concerts with Frances Black again after a loooooooong time . So much fun, we did the first one in the Spirit store , Dundalk on Sunday, a lovely room for both artists & audience , well done Dermot and the crew. The band is class with Jimmy Smyth & Eoghan Scott on guitars, … Continue reading Frances Black