Type of Act: Solo / 2 Piece Act – Black Velvet
Declan Landy has been giging throughout Ireland and Europe for over 20 years. Declan has a massive repertoire of over 500 songs covering Rock, Blues, Pop, Country and Irish. Declan can play a full set of ‘golden oldies’, all modern music, or all ‘Irish and traditional’ – you decide. The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Paul Simon, The Rolling Stones, U2, R.E.M., Radiohead, The Killers, The Kings of Leon……..these are just a few artists covered. He has played to enthusiastic audiences in venues such as Dublin’s Olympia Theatre , Vicar St., The Button Factory, and in London venues The 100 Club and Half Moon, as well as spending a year performing in The Shamrock Bar, Mallorca, Spain.
In July 2013 Declan’s song ‘Give A Little Love’ was chosen by legendary producer Steve Lillywhite (U2, Rolling Stones, The Killers ) as part of the RTE songwriting show ‘The Hit’.
Special occasions covered (2hr gig):
21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, Ballad event, Wedding
Type of music played: From the 1950’s to the hits of today, extremely versatile.
Sample song list:
The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie,Simon & Garfunkel, The Rolling Stones, U2, R.E.M., Radiohead, The Killers, The Kings of Leon, Mumford & Sons, Oasis, Ed Sheeran, Robbie Williams
Interact with crowd: Yes
Previous venues played:
Olympia Theatre , Vicar St., The Button Factory, Fitzimons, Oliver St John Gogartys, Baggot Inn,Belgard Inn, Citywest Hotel, Luttrellstown Castle, Heritage Hotel.
Instruments played: Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Piano/Keyboards,Harmonica
Acoustic gig: Yes
Sound equipment: Dynacord PA System, 2k Rig, The New Dynaacord Mk 3 dessk with Dynacord D12 speakers
Lighting equipment: Spectre Lighting System, with ceiling spotlights
Break/Interval music: Yes