Posted by joeodonnell on Apr 9, 2021 in Uncategorized
Coventry ‘The Long Sobs’ – Shkayla’s project for Coventry City of Culture – is moving forward! With help from Arts Council England we are building the project on many levels. These range from design and orchestration to community engagement and participation. We have therefore created a new website page so you can follow developments and keep abreast of the...
Posted by joeodonnell on Jan 25, 2021 in news, recordings, Reviews, Uncategorized
Wonderful plaudits continue to arrive for ‘Gael’s Vision’ 40th Anniversary Edition! Alan Musson, describes it as ‘joyous and uplifting’ for UKVibe, while Dutch Progressive Rock Pages praises the ‘crystal clear top-notch production’ of the CD coaxed from the 40-year-old analogue tapes. Rock ‘N’ Reel calls it ‘vibrant as any...
Posted by joeodonnell on Nov 19, 2020 in Reviews, Uncategorized
‘A Force To Be Reckoned with’ is how Songlines magazine describes Joe O’Donnell in the current issue reviewing Gael’s Vision. Read the whole review here. For more detail about the album go...
Posted by joeodonnell on Oct 1, 2020 in recordings, Special offer, Uncategorized
We are pleased to announce that our special pre-order offer for Gael’s Vision 40th Anniversary Edition will open on October 5th. Complete your order by 25th October and receive the CD, DVD and 16 page booklet for just £12.95 (plus P&P) saving £2. Even better, if you order by 21st October we will strain every sinew to ensure that you receive your album on October 26th, official UK...
Posted by joeodonnell on Sep 15, 2020 in gigs, news, Uncategorized
Sadly our run of gigs being postponed continues. Our third (re-scheduled) date at The Tin Music And Arts is now off, because the venue will remain shut for the rest of 2020. We know it isn’t a record – lots of musicians and other artists have lost far more work than we have! Our sympathies go to the staff and management at the venue. We know they are trying to keep everything...
Posted by joeodonnell on Jun 22, 2017 in Uncategorized
Here now is the Godiva Festival 2017 Flyer – with Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla prominently displayed, just as it should be. We’re playing the Main Stage on Sunday 9th July at 1.55pm. Largest free festival The Godiva Festival is the largest free family friendly festival in Britain, and is organised by Coventry City Council. It takes place over 3 days in the War Memorial Park on...
Posted by joeodonnell on Mar 30, 2017 in Uncategorized
After months of preparation we are about to let loose our new version of ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’, Joe O’Donnell’s 1977 magnum opus! 40 years after its release, and over ten years since its last performance, we are playing Gaodhal’s Vision from beginning to end! It’s been a major undertaking, learning over 60 minutes of very varies as well as challenging...
Posted by joeodonnell on Jul 7, 2016 in news, Uncategorized
Respected music journalist Pete Clemons picks his highlights from this year’s Godiva Festival, including Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla. ‘Overdue a shot on the main stage’ was his verdict! See more here