Gary O’Brien – Profile

 

ACT DETAILS________________________________________

Type of Act: Solo

“A future bright beyond compare” Hotpress

Multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and fellow pilgrim, Garry O’Brien managed to live the dream starting his career touring with his hero Damien Dempsey in 2009 in venues such as Roísín Dubh and Vicar Street, following his first headline show packing Dublins capital of music venues, Whelans!

Garry has become a very familiar face in the musician community travelling around the country and abroad entertaining in traditional Irish music in bands such as Raggamuffin in Salou 2011 and The Spark Plugs in Malaga in 2012 and accompanying British vocalist Liam Gray in Harrogate the winter of 2013.

Currently Garry is actively working in the Temple Bar Area with his new polished act, the Fellow Pilgrims every weekend in The Old Storehouse.

 

Areas covered: Dublin City and surrounding towns and counties.

Special occasions covered (2hr gig): 21st, 30th, 40th, Ballad event, Weddings

 

EXPERIENCE________________________________________

Type of music played: traditional, rock, pop, dance, classic hits

Sample song list:
The Dubliners, Coldplay, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Lumineers, Passanger, Oasis, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Avicci, Paolo Nutini, Bob Marley, Thin Lizzy, The Script, Steriophonics.

Interact with crowd: Yes

Previous venues played:
The Auld Dubliner, The Old Storehouse, Setanta Sports Centre Ballymun, The Quays, The Norseman, O’Sullivans, Boyles of Slane, Gogarty’s.

 

EQUIPMENT_________________________________________

Instruments played: Acoustic takamine G series, Stomp box SM58

Tracks: No

Acoustic gig: Yes

Sound equipment: Yamaha Stagepass 300.

Lighting equipment: No.

Break/Interval music: Yes

 

 

 

 
 
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