Castlebar: A History of Great Music and Events

Castlebar always has been and always will be a great town for original music and original ideas. From the big “O” Roy Orbison gracing the stage at the TF “Ballroom” in 1963 to the “Occasion at The Castle” and the popular Blues Festival in the 90’s and Naughties you could almost always find something to Read More

John Hoban: The Happy Musician From Mayo

John Hoban has being playing his unique original traditional music for a number of years now. John Hoban has travelled the world. Music is John’s passion, a man that doesn’t want any fuss and is just happy to be in the company of fine musicians. John has played with a number of acts down through Read More

MICHELE ANTONIO: SONGWRITER FROM KILTIMAGH IN MAYO

Michéle Antonia Music AKA Michelle O Sullivan originally from Kiltimagh in Co Mayo. Michele released her first EP “Follow Me Down” in 2017. She started writing and recording music in 2008, originally a drummer and composer for all girl group Miss Sanity. After the split from the band in 2013 Michéle continued to perform and Read More

The Dagenham Yanks from Co Cork

Formed in 2017 by the brainchild Mark O’ Sullivan, The original band; Dagenham Yanks strives to be joyous, witty and quirky with an alternative rocky vibe that combine other vintage and new age styles even light opera, to give an overall feed for the senses. Mark simply puts his spark that ignited the flame, as Read More

DAVID DEE MOORE: MAN OF MANY TRADES

David Dee Moore is an original singer songwriter from Westport. Originally from Belfast David runs and promotes the very popular Acoustic Yard Sessions with the very popular Matt Molloys pub. David also runs a very popular radio show on Mixcloud and has a huge passion for Celtic tradition. In recent times David Dee Moore released Read More

AIDAN BOLGER: CASTLEBAR ROCKER WITH A BIG HEART

Lets get one thing straight, Aidan Bolger is a wonderful songwriter, musician and Rocker. Influenced by Creedence Clearwater Revival, Rory Gallagher etc. Aidan Bolger was pretty much born with a guitar in his hand. You know the old saying “Born with a Silver Spoon in Mouth”, Well Aidan was born with a guitar in his Read More

CON MURPHY: MAYO SONGWRITER

Con Murphy originally from Ballinrobe but currently based in Castlebar has been writing and recording his own material for the past number of years. Con has played a number of venues in Mayo and through out Ireland (including the very popular Roisin Dubh venue amongst many.) According to Con’s Facebook page, Growing up in Mayo, Read More