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 Sep 17, 2020 in news, Performing arts, recordings
We are really excited to announce the UK launch of ‘Gael’s Vision 40th Anniversary Edition’ on Monday October 26th. This is Joe’s highly original concept album about the mythical migration of the Milesian people from Egypt to Ireland. We say ‘Finally!’ because it marks the culmination of years of work. Joe has painstakingly trawled through all the original analogue tapes, remixing,...
Posted by joeodonnell on Apr 10, 2018 in Celtic music, gigs, Rock music
Hot news! On 4th July Shkayla will be on stage at Robin2, possibly the outstanding Rock venue in the West Midlands. It will be the band’s first appearance there, and Joe’s first in over 40 years of performing! Mike of Robin2 said “It’s a quality show fusing Celtic, Rock and almost Prog Rock which I hope will appeal to the live music loving customers of Robin 2”. For full...
Posted by joeodonnell on Sep 27, 2017 in Interview, news
Just out today, Joe’s interview with Richard Fitzpatrick of the Irish Examiner, ahead of Sunday’s gig in the Cork Folk Festival. Read the whole piece here. The band plays ‘Gael’s Vision’ at Cypress Avenue, Cork on Sunday 1st October at 8.00pm. Tickets...
Posted by joeodonnell on Aug 20, 2017 in news, recordings, Special offer
Did you, or someone you know, have a copy of ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’ when it came out in 1977? Still got it now? We’d love to know where those albums went – and if they are still around! So we’re calling out to all members of Joe O’Donnell’s ‘Vinyl Vanguard’ to let us know. Just post a picture of yourself with the album sleeve on our...
Posted by joeodonnell on May 24, 2017 in Festivals, recordings
Hot news! Godiva Festival announces Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla for main stage! Shkayla happily confirm their invitation to play the main stage at the Godiva Festival on Sunday 9th July (1.55 – 2.20pm). Joe O’Donnell says “After years of us knocking at the Council’s door, someone has finally opened it. I’m really pleased it’s this year, because in the...
Posted by joeodonnell on May 19, 2017 in news
Shkayla is going to Cork Folk Festival to perform Gaodhal’s Vision on October 1st 2017. Details are still under discussion. Joe O’Donnell is also due to appear at the Rory Gallagher Library in Cork to talk about his experience of working with Rory. Watch this space!