Passage West features the multi-instrumentalists and songwriters John Faulkner, Paul Mulligan and Tony Trundle. Their varied repertoire includes acapella sea shanties, original songs and instrumental music drawn from our rich maritime heritage The Traditional Music Showcases bring together some of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians many of whom are joining forces especially for these Festival concerts. This lunchtime concert series takes place in Monroe’s Live, Dominick Street.
"Four of the finest singer-songwriters living in the Burren Area join forces for an evening of song. Expect modern interpretations of traditional ballads and poetry alongside contemporary songwriting of the highest order."
Hosted By Galway County Arts office
Sounds Like: John prine, Townes Van Zandt (Townes Van Zandt Central), Christy Moore, JJ Cale, James Taylor
Bio: Paul Mulligan began his musical journey at the age of fourteen, as soon as he was able to play his first tentative chords on a borrowed plywood guitar. He was seduced into a lifelong love affair with songwriting by listening to the likes of Bob Dylan, John Prine, and Guy Clarke.
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"This, his debut album, reveals a talented and sensitive songwriter - Mulligan plays excellent acoustic guitar backed up by a bevy of capable musicians -The music inhabits the territory between Hank Williams, James Taylor and Christy Moore, painting an aural picture of personal angst without touching the hell realms of Damien Rice et al."