Wednesday, 29 April 2015

MARK GEARY - LIVE in Mick Murphy's, Monday, May 18, 2015

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After his packed-out BAG show last year, Mark Geary returns to the intimate surroundings of Mick Murphy's in Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare, on Monday, May 18th. Doors open 8:30pm; Gig 9:15pm. Admission is €12 at the door - please note there are no advance tickets, so early arrival is recommended to avoid disappointment.
Kildare native, Ciaran Dwyer supports.

Dublin-native Mark Geary is a celebrated musician who began his career more than 20 years ago. In 1992, Mark bought a one-way ticket to New York City and spent several years honing his craft playing the local circuit in the East Village which included numerous appearances at the acclaimed Sin-é cafe with other upcoming artists including friend Jeff Buckley.

During that time, Mark’s songwriting skills and engaging live performances garnered him a dedicated audience, the respect and esteem of his peers and a reputation as one of the finest song-smiths of his generation.

Mark is described as a “quintessential singer-songwriter” and his records have been hailed as encapsulating both boisterous joy and gentle, delicate moments that endear themselves to the listener and evoke comparisons to artists such as Van Morrison, John Lennon, Elliot Smith and Richard Thompson.

His body of work includes 4 studio albums, 2 live recordings and collaborations with a number of artists including the release in 2013 of a charity version of his song ‘Christmas Biscuits’ with friend Glen Hansard in aid of St Vincent De Paul. Mark has also lent his talents to the visual arts scoring several films including Loggerheads (2005), Steel City (2006) and TriBeCa Film Festival favourite, Sons of Perdition (2010). Geary's fifth studio record is due out later this year.

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