Robin is launching his brand new EP, and I'm happy to be part of the night! should be a cracker!
Born in Belfast, raised in Scotland and living in Dublin for many moons now, Robin James Hurt plays guitar like a ‘demon gadgie’ (Edinburgh slang).
In 2006, after 13 years playing guitar with all manner of Irish and Scots artists and groups (such as the late Ronnie Drew of the Dubliners, Sinead O...See Full Bio
“Originally from Belfast, brought up in Scotland and now residing in Dublin, this extensive life experience due to his frequent relocation has certainly helped Robin here in releasing this quite extraordinary debut album of traditional folk songs from around the British Isles as well as a few compositions of his own that certainly hit the spot. With exuberant mandolin and guitar picking to start proceedings on Farewell to Tarwathie the voice of Robin by all means holds its own when surrounded by some instrumentals that you cannot stop your feet from tapping along to. Perhaps the best track of the eleven has to be The Band of Moonlight Love. A pure instrumental song with the mandolin leading the way, it somehow keeps to the original beat of the rest of the album by including some most appealing picking by all involved that, once again, cannot stop the face from beaming a wide smile and the toes from tapping energetically. ”