SEAMUS FOGARTY: A LONG WAY FROM THE WEST OF IRELAND

Hailing all the way from the West of Ireland Seamus Fogerty has been writing and recording his own blend of original music over the past number of years. Seamus signed to legendary music label Domino Records. In 2018 Seamus released his most recent album “The Curious Hand” to critical acclaim

Having Signed to Domino Records, Seamus left his home in the West of Ireland in 2009 and ended up in Anstruther performing at the legendary Homegame festival. His debut album, hailed by the Irish Times as ‘one of the best Irish albums of recent years’, was released on Fence Records in 2012 leading to a slot on the main stage of Greenman and tours alongside James Yorkston, Pictish Trail and Malcolm Middleton.

Seamus Fogarty who originally hails from Ballina in County Mayo

Having spent the following two years touring the UK and Europe, he released an EP “Ducks & Drakes” on another Scottish label, Lost Map, in 2015. Gideon Coe from BBC6 Music proclaimed the title track to be ‘one of the songs of the summer’ while Max Rheinheart from BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction proclaimed it the work of an ‘Electroacoustic Wickerman’. In 2018 Seamus released his most recent album titled “The Curious Hand”

Seamus is currently going out on tour with artist Lisa O Neill over the coming months ahead.

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