The one that got away. To Paris...
One of Ireland's coolest and most original artists.
Born and bred in Dublin, Ireland and matured like a fine wine in Paris where he still lives today.
Prolific songwriter, his show is 100% original songs.
Dynamic frontman, actor, singer, songwriter. Guitarist and trombone hero.
Burlesque and bravura served up with a big helping of the funkiest New Orleans second-line grooves you've ever heard. From Bunk to Monk through Skunk, Junk, Punk and Funk. Anything goes!
A tireless performer - Hundreds of gigs every year, as well as studio sessions, theatre performances, voiceover and film work.
He has played, recorded and toured with the likes of Linda Hopkins, Wendell Brunius, FFF, Phoenix, Chilly Gonzales, The Hot 8 Brass Band from New Orleans, Bernard Lavilliers, Black Minou and Liz McComb. He has played mainstage at the biggest festivals worldwide - Glastonbury, Paleofestival, Transmusicale de Rennes, Francofolies, Montreal Jazz fest, Lincon center NY, Kennedy center Washington DC, Barbican London, Pinkpop, Pukkelpop, Sonar Barcelona and Roskilde just to name a few.
He played, wrote and recorded the Charlie Hebdo magazine X-mas album and he organised the music, played and sang at the paper's editor Stéphane Charbonniers' (Charb) funeral in 2015.
One of his songs (Ooh là là Paddy"), sung with Brisa Roché, was recently used in the soundtrack of a major Hollywood movie ("Behaving Badly "directed by Tim Garrick with Selena Gomez).
He played the longest running Gig ever in modern Paris history, 20 packed out years at The Coolin, St Germain before the venue was bought up by Apple to open a store. He has since successfully moved the whole night over to The Long Hop in Rue Frederic Sautons, Paris VI. where he alternates Sundays with his favorite protegé, Swedish singer Ellen Birath..
He recently played Estragon in a French language production of Waiting for Godot at the Procenium theater, Paris.
In his famously wild mainly Parisian gigs he has been joined jamming onstage by David Gilmour, John Lord and Ian paice. Woddy Allen's band, The full James Brown band (except not james unfortunately...). Linda Hopkins, Martha Reeves, Jack "L" Lukeman, Liam O'Maonlai and Lisa Lambe to name but a few...
Always interested in new projects and artistic collaborations and adventures - If you are a writer, filmmaker, theater director or any other kind of artist with a project you think might interest please feel free to get in touch at :