Shkayla’s Spring Project Shapes Up!

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http://qualityfirstcontractor.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=http://qualityfirstcontractor.com/estimate/ Plans are starting to take shape for a Celtic-Asian performance extravaganza in Coventry next March. Joe’s immersion in the music of South Asia and North Africa is as well known as his deep allegiance to Celtic music of all kinds. This event is intended to allow the opportunity for Joe to give expression to all these influences, together, in a really contemporary musical statement. Watch...

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Rory Gallagher – Jazz Fan!

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  I just caught up with Cerys Matthews’ interview with Donal Gallagher on BBC6Music last Sunday (6th). It’s a lovely interview, with some real insights into Rory Gallagher’s musical development from his obviously loving elder brother. If you’re quick you can still hear the interview on BBC iPlayer Radio, or whatever they call it now. Donal Gallagher on BBC 6Music...

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Si Hayden has been busy!

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in blog

Si Hayden has been busy!

Si Hayden has been busy in his own right over the last few weeks. His latest solo album ‘The Immutable Acoustic’ has come out and has been winning plaudits. Comprising 9 original tunes and one Vivaldi piece, the album is all played on a steel-string acoustic guitar, amplified with a Seymour-Duncan humbucker! You can enjoy the whole album on Youtube here, or order the CD from Silvery...

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‘O’Neil’s Lament’ – out now!

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Celtic music, news, recordings

‘O’Neil’s Lament’ – out now!

‘O’Neil’s Lament’, the new single by Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla, is out now! Available for download via iTunes or as a CD with bonus tracks, this is one of Shkayla’s most requested tunes at gigs, now in a new radio-friendly edit. Bob’s a fan “I loved it as soon as I heard it” said well-known broadcaster and musician Bob Brolly. He has been...

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Go to BBC iPlayer to hear Shkayla’s broadcast

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized

Go to BBC iPlayer to hear Shkayla’s broadcast

Did you hear the broadcast  by Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla last Sunday, May 17th, on Bob Brolly’s Irish Programme? If not you can still find it on BBC iPlayer at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qxnt3 The session begins about 39 minutes after the start of the show and extends for roughly 40 minutes – you can just slide the cursor along if you don’t have time to hear...

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Radio live spot for Shkayla’s new single

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in news

Radio live spot for Shkayla’s new single

Shkayla’s new single will be given an early boost live on BBC Radio WM as the trio appears on Bob Brolly’s Irish Programme starting at 3.00pm this Sunday, May 17th on 95.6FM. The show can also be heard at the same time on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire and then on BBC iPlayer. Radio appearance follows TV. This radio session is the band’s second appearance for Bob Brolly. Last...

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New Single for Shkayla performed for Irish TV

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in news

New Single for Shkayla performed for Irish TV

Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla are shortly releasing a new single version of ‘O’Neil’s Lament’, designed for radio play.  The release, based on their deservedly popular treatment of the traditional slow air,  is a collaboration with Coventry Irish Society aiming to benefit both parties by raising their profile with different audiences. The project has already...

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Praise for Si Hayden’s new solo release

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in blog

Praise for Si Hayden’s new solo release

Si Hayden’s new album ‘The Immutable Acoustic’ is already gathering commendations from some discerning people! It features nine original compositions and one piece by Vivaldi, all played live on a steel-strung acoustic guitar. Here are some of the things that people have said about Si since the album’s release “Very tasteful guitar playing indeed! Nice one Si...

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