Padraig Jack

Padraig Jack

Sunday, 13 December 2020, 8.30pm

Padraig Jack
Plays a special streamed concert to celebrate his album “Making Sand’ from
An Taibhearc Theatre, Galway on Sun. 13 Dec from 8.30pm

RTE Radio One Album of The Week
“One of Ireland’s most exciting emerging Folk artist” Hot Press
“This is Wonderful” Janice Long, BBC
“This album will be a lifelong favourite” Miles Hunt – The Wonder Stuff

Irish singer-songwriter Padraig Jack will play a special streamed concert from An Taibhearc Theatre, Galway on Sunday 13th December, tickets €10 can be purchased from www.isleofsong.com. Padraig, celebrating his recently released debut album Making Sand, will be playing tracks from the album plus a couple of live favourites.

Making Sand was recorded in London and produced by music industry legend John Reynolds (Sinéad O’Connor, Damien Dempsey, Shane McGowan). The album includes singles ‘Minnie’ ‘Streetbed Ridden’ & ‘Making Sand’ which were released to excellent reviews both in the UK and Ireland.

Padraig Jack (O Flaithearta) was born into a musical family from the Aran islands. His dad is the songwriter Barry Ronan and he is the nephew of the Irish poet and Aosdána member Mary O’Malley. A native of Inis Mór which has produced writers Liam O Flaithearta, Máirtín Ó Direáin and Breandán Ó hEithir, Padraig is proudly bilingual both as a conversationalist and a songwriter.

Padraig Jack’s songwriting heros include James Taylor, Van Morrison, Shane McGowan, Sandy Denny, and Jimmy McCarthy. He seeks to develop his own songwriting style in the Irish language also and in this regard, takes inspiration from Enya, Kíla, John Spillane and Peadar Ó Riada.

Padraig’s lockdown was a lot more productive than most people could claim! He set up his own home music studio as well as negotiating a publishing deal with Beautiful World and Downtown Publishing whose roster includes Ryan Tedder, Joan Baez, Ray Davies and John Prine.

To purchase tickets for Padraig Jack’s special Christmas livestream from An Taibhearc Theatre, Galway on 13th December at 8.30pm Tickets €10 check out www.isleofsong.com or www.padraigjack.com

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