First Aid Kit @ The Olympia Theatre

First Aid Kit at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin – September 18th Red smoke billowed around the stage as the audience waited in anticipation for Swedish act First Aid Kit and their country-folk sounds. Jo Rose was the chosen one to support their European tour. His chilled out, country-folk style songs went down well.  When Klara…

Marissa Nadler @ The Button Factory

Marissa Nadler @The Button Factory, Dublin – Friday 6th September 2014 Marissa Nadler is a American folk musician based in Boston. Nadler began her performing career in 2001 after writing songs for many years and studying Illustration at Rhode Island School of Design. She plays six and twelve string guitar, piano, ukelele, banjo. Her vocal…

Fox Owl Crow @ The Bewley’s Cafe Theatre

Fox Owl Crow at The Bewley’s Cafe Theatre Friday, 22nd August 2014 Fox Owl Crow merges different genres from art-rock, folk to prog-rock. Formed a year ago by Suzanne McEnaney (guitars/multi-instrumentals/vocals), it was her talent that attracted the other highly talented multi-instrumentalists to the show: Sebastian Boes (drums/hammered dulcimer/glockenspiel), Carol Faherty (guitars/multi-instrumentals/vocals) and Frieda Freytag…

Preachers Son’s ’10 Stories Tall’ album – Review

Preachers Son’s ’10 Stories Tall’ album – Review Preachers Son was formed by Brian Hogan in 2009 (bass player with Irish folk rock act Kíla), and the band has one album ‘Love Life and Limb’ (2010). Hogan leads the band by collaborating with an array of leading musicians and producers such as Gavin Friday, Mark…