Vincent Hughes is a writer, photographer, and musician based in Galway. He graduated from NUIG’s MA in Writing in 2016, and he participated in The Journal of Music’s Galway City Music Writing Mentoring Scheme in 2017. He has written and photographed for a number of music-based and other news publications, and his pairings of poetry and photography have been featured by Dodging the Rain and An Ait Eile.
Created by students from the University of Cape Town, 'The Fall', which was performed at the Galway International Arts Festival, marshals the power of protest song and dance to explore discrimination in all its forms. Vincent Hughes reviews.
Hilary Woods' 'Colt' is permeated with desolation, tension and intimacy, with moments that would sound at home in Twin Peaks. Vincent Hughes reviews.
In his second review as part of the Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Vincent Hughes reviews the RTÉ Choice Music Prize nominated album 'Wild Alee' by Talos and attends their recent performance at the Róisín Dubh.
In the first music review from our new Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Vincent Hughes explores the evocative music of Overhead, the Albatross at the Galway International Arts Festival.