King House, Boyle
Matteo & Friends ***EVENT CANCELLED***
Unfortunately this event is cancelled due to illness. We hope to reschedule the event to later in the year and are issuing full refunds to all ticket buyers.
Matteo Cullen is a musician, recording artist and teacher based in Durrow, Co. Offaly. He has lived in Ireland, Italy, the Middle East, Japan, and the UK, as well as travelling throughout Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean.
These experiences, interwoven with unique life circumstances, have shaped his musical interests and style. Matteo performs a range of original songs, reflecting the diverse elements of his musicality including reggae, jazz, blues, Irish traditional and country music. He has recorded and released three albums, and is currently working on a new collection of songs. He also holds a doctoral degree in Irish popular music history.
Alan Jordan (guitar, singing, whistles) lives in Limerick. He has played blues, folk and rock over the years but traditional Irish music is where he is most at home these days, regularly playing in the tradscene in Limerick. He was a founder member of tradgroup The Outside Track and toured throughout Ireland, the UK and Europe with the band. He has featured on several recordings including a duet album, ‘Silver Threads’, with concertina player Yvonne Bolton. He has a few recording projects currently in the pipeline, including a solo album of original songs and guitar compositions. His guitar playing is influenced by a wide range of players including Bert Jansch, Paul Simon and a host of traditional Irish players.
David Stone plays uilleann pipes along with whistles and flutes. He hails from Waterford City and is an accomplished solo performer with multiple All-Ireland titles to his name and has guested with ensembles such as The Irish Harp Orchestra and the band Fullset among others. David has toured widely with Irish dance spectacle “Celtic Legends” and is well regarded in the session scene for his extensive repertoire and virtuosic yet intimate playing style