IRELAND

GERRY McAVOY'S BAND OF FRIENDS - IRELAND

A CELEBRATION OF THE MUSIC OF RORY GALLAGHER

Winners of the European blues awards 2013. Not just the notes – but the sound, energy and feel of Rory Gallagher, delivered by people who helped define it….Gerry McAvoy, Brendan O'Neill, Paul Rose, & Stephan Graf.  "Like no other power unit, they celebrate the amiable guitar hero's passion on stage!" ...   The Blues Alone                                    **4W1 Agency only handles Gerry McAvoy for Eastern Europe**

GERRY QUIGLEY - IRELAND

ROCK. BLUES

Gerry Quigley and his band captivate the crowds! It’s no wonder Gerry and the band have been invited to play some of the best festivals in Ireland and the UK! “Exquisite progressive rock guitar mastery”-Blues Matters magazine UK

KYLE JOHN SUCKLING - IRELAND

ALT-ROCK. POP. SINGER-SONGWRITER.

Over the last number of years the prolific Northern Irish singer-songwriter, Kyle John Suckling has recorded a collection of songs written and recorded for tv & film. CBBC used one of his songs last year in their series ‘My Life'. The track was entitled ‘In the sky ‘ and was a collaboration with songwriter and DJ, Niall Hills .

BEN REEL BAND - IRELAND

AMERICANA. ALT ROCK. BLUES. FOLK.

Ben Reel has all the ingredients of the best roots rockers – swagger, attitude, heart and a way with words! 

MARK S. BLACK BAND - IRELAND

ROCK. BLUES. ROOTS

Mark Black is a songwriter and blues musician with a distinctive style of rootsy blues. A regular on the Irish blues scene he could be found tearing up the boards at the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival in Ballyshannon or doing a stomping acoustic blues set at the Sea Sessions Festival.

MR. CASTLE - IRELAND

BLUES-ROCK.

Hector Castillo (Mr. Castle) is an up-and-coming Blues-Rock guitar player, singer and music producer  from Caracas, Venezuela.

THE DAVY K PROJECT - IRELAND

ROCK. BLUES.

"The Davy K Project, a tight trio fronted by Davy K, a blistering guitarist who can shred with the best of them. They have a gnarly sound all of their own, gritty and raw packed with attitude and with Davy’s intricate guitar work you can’t help but be mesmerized by their highly engaging set." — Rocknloadmag.com.  Davy has also recorded with Rock superstars Tony Carey (Rainbow), Ron Wikso (Foreigner) Neil Murray (Whitesnake) and Marc Lynn (Gotthard).

 

VILLIERS AND THE VILLAINS - IRELAND

ROCK. FOLK. BLUES.

"All the attributes of a modern day folk music hero." Fatea, David Dee Moore

BARRY JOHNSTON - IRELAND

JOHN PRINE CONCERT SERIES

Barry Johnston's John Prine Concert Series - 'Illegal Smile'  explores the premier exponents of John Prine's work. Barry has put together what can be described as a most sincere celebration of everything which is cherished about John Prine. A lyrical and musical treat awaits those who know John's work and for those who are not so familiar it is an introduction to one of the most iconic and influential singer songwriters of our time.

TONY KAL - IRELAND

JAZZ. BLUES. SOUL.

Previously billed as “Belfast’s best kept secret” Tony Kaluarachchi is one of the most interesting and talented musicians playing in Ireland today. He combines unique vocals and a mesmerizing guitar technique in a set list that spans jazz, soul, blues and Latino bossanova on jazz guitar or 12 string acoustic.

SD BLUES EXPRESS - IRELAND

BLUES ROCK.

Sam Davidson aka SD Blues Express are a power trio doing their own brand of raw Irish rock and blues in the style of the 60's band "TASTE" (of whom Sam was a member from 1995).

RONAN GALLAGHER - IRELAND

SINGER/SONGWRITER

A late starter, Ronan didn't learn to play guitar or sing until his mid fifties. That was over five years ago and since then he has made up for it with two albums of original songs under his belt, 'Always Broke Never Broken' his debut album released in 2019 to much acclaim, and 'Time Waits For No One' due to be released in May 2021. Described as gritty, passionate, raucous, lyrical, and at times political, his songs most of all tell stories about everyday life.

RUSTY JACKS - IRELAND

SOUTHERN-ROCK. BLUES-ROCK. ORIGINALS & COVERS.

Rusty Jacks is one of the best live 'meat and potatoes' blues band in the country! Having  performed at major blues festivals in Ireland & Britain. "Southern fried good ol' boy boogie!"

CRAZYCROW - IRELAND

BLUES. ROOTS. ROCK.

This four-piece Dublin band of seasoned Irish Musicians have played and recorded with some of Ireland’s top acts, including Sinead O’Connor, Glen Hansard, Andrew Strong (Commitments), Don Baker and have toured extensively in Ireland and Europe, opening for The Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, James Brown, Joan Armatrading and Jerry Lee Lewis.

SUPERSKUNKZ BAND - IRELAND

ROCK. INDIE ROCK.

This is a pro 4-piece original & covers rock band. Their many, many fans love them! Non-stop powerful stage presence & quality from the start to the end! Incredible high energy! 

DELTA FUSE - IRELAND

BLUES. ROOTS. ROCK.

Their style has been described as ‘brothel blues’, with all the dirt and grime you would expect from old-school R&B, but their influences extend further, through 50s Chicago and 60s psychedelic blues to the smoother, soulful sounds of BB King and Sam Cooke. The band remain immersed, however, in the music of Muddy Waters, Lightning Hopkins, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Winters and Delta Fuse's biggest influence, John Lee Hooker. 

CHRIS TAPLIN BLUES BAND - IRELAND

JUKE BLUES.

This 4-piece old school juke joint blues band are quickly becoming an established name in the blues scene!