The Cultural Committee presents musician Steafán Hanvey, direct from Ireland, for a night of music and photography. Hanvey will present Look Behind You! A Father and Son's Impressions of The Troubles in Northern Ireland through photograph and Song. This multimedia performance-lecture focuses on growing up in a divided Belfast. Hanvey is well known musician and singer promoting his new album, Nuclear Family, due for a February 26 release. He is touring colleges, cultural centers and libraries with his multimedia performance. Five tours of the New England and Midwest region in the last three years have seen him perform at has Boston's NEMO Music Festival and headline Chicago’s Uncommon Ground and Elbo Room. In Massachusetts, he opened for Hothouse Flowers. His influences are Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Soundgarden, Simon and Garfunkel, Liam Clancy, Willie Nelson, Nina Simone and Leonard Cohen. His father, Bobbie Hanvey’s photographs are archived in The Burns Library at Boston College. Hanvey is a Northern Ireland photographer. In 1985, 1986, and 1987 he won the Northern Ireland Provincial Press Photographer of the Year Award and the Down Recorder newspaper of Downpatrick. His photographs have appeared in The Sunday Times and his first photographic book, Merely Players, presents a stunning array of portraits taken over the past 30 years, of poets, playwrights, paramilitaries, priests and politicians, including Seamus Heaney, Brian Friel, Gerry Adams, The event is Saturday, March 2 at 7:30pm. The program features the songs of Hanvey and the photographs by his father. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door
Steafán Hanvey and The Honeymoon Junkies gets its US release in conjunction with the premiere of 'Desperation' airing on Fuse On Demand October 24.
RELISH make their first appearance in the capital for several years. I'm happy to see them back on the scene and delighted to be opening for them. www.relishmusic.com
Sounds Like: Jeff Buckley, Van -Morrison Fan Page, Bob Dylan, Nick Drake, Simon & Garfunkel
Label: Southern Love Records
Bio: Fuse On Demand, a free Video on Demand service in the USA, that is part of Fuse Music Network and Madison Square Garden Media have recently committed to airing two of Steafán’s music video clips. The first, entitled ‘Desperation’, from his debut album ‘Steafán Hanvey and The Honeymoon Junkies’ wi...See Full Bio