The Acoustic Yard are co-hosting with Janey Macs Bar Westport a free summer series of sessions that include some of Irelands finest singer songwriters.
Janet Macs who offer a unique range of fine wines, whiskies, gins, cocktails and craft beers are working with The Acoustic Yard to offer a wonderful collection of musicians playing original and select covers in a ambient atmosphere.
The 2nd act Belfast based songwriter Robb Murphy is an Irish singer-songwriter whose journey has taken him far and wide to hone his craft as a master storyteller. Robb’s solo career began with the recording of his internationally acclaimed debut album Take A Stand, officially released in April 2012. His 2nd studio album, Sleep Tonight launched in March of 2015 and has kept him busy with Radio, TV and live performances. Recent successes include a variety of sessions, festivals and competitions; 5 successful tours of The Netherlands, a tour of Germany, a feature on BBC Two, The Arts Show, feature on BBC’s ‘Love In A Day’ documentary, ‘Track of the Day’ – Hot Press, appearances at the Belfast-Nashville Songwriters Festival and headlining Copenhagen Songwriters Festival to name but a few.
The rhythmic undercurrent of Robb Murphy’s music entices his audience to join him on a journey of traditional Irish storytelling punctuated throughout with elements of pop, country, classical and folk. His music illustrates personal memories along with the varied stories of his native Northern Ireland. Robb has the unique ability to transport his listener into his musical world with a combination of stunning acoustics, sublime vocals and heartfelt lyrics.
Other acts confirmed include Ken Haddock, Peco, Jon Hicks and Cornelia Keating and Beki Hemingway..more to be announced and there’s no entrance fee!