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CHRONICLES OF THE GREAT IRISH FAMINE

BRAND NEW ALBUM AND FULL BAND TOUR ACROSS IRELAND

Declan O'Rourke announces the October release of his new album 'Chronicles Of The Great Irish Famine' followed by a full band tour across Ireland in December 2017. You can pre order the album HERE on CD or vinyl. The album is available from October 27. 

Fifteen years in the making, this epic song cycle combines the best of traditional Irish music and the heart of modern song-writing to present a series of extraordinary true tales from the most dynamic period in Ireland’s history.

A 9-piece band will accompany Declan to tour the new compositions across Ireland, including Mike McGoldrick, Dermot Byrne, Floriane Blancke, Jack Maher, Chris Herzberger, Catriona Frost, Rob Calder and John Sheahan.

UPCOMING TOUR DATES

DATELOCATIONVENUETICKETS
Sept 27Melbourne, AustraliaThe Spotted Mallard, Brunswick
Sept 28Melbourne, AustraliaCaravan Club, Oakleigh
Sept 29New South Wales, AustraliaDashville Skyline Festival, Lower Belford, NSW
Oct 1Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaBlack Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley
Oct 3Canberra, AustraliaAinslie Arts Centre (Main Hall), Elouera St, Braddon ACT 2612
Oct 4Adelaide, AustraliaThe Wheatsheaf, Thebarton
Oct 5Sydney, AustraliaThe Factory Theatre
w/ Martha Marlow, Marrickville NSW
Oct-07Hawkes Bay Arts Festival, Hastings, New ZealandThe Blyth Performing Arts Centre
Oct-08Tauranga, New ZealandThe Barrel Room, Tauranga
Oct-11New Plymouth, New Zealand4th Wall Theatre
Oct-12Paekakariki, New ZealandSt Peter's Village Hall
Oct-13Wellington, New ZealandThe Third Eye
Oct-14Kokomai Arts Festival, Martinborough, New ZealandSt. Luke's Church
Oct-15Nelson Arts Festival, Nelson, New ZealandTSB Bank Mainstage, Founders Park
Nov 02Hamden, Connecticut, USAIreland's Great Hunger Museum
Nov-03New York City, USARockwood
Nov 04New Jersey, USAHouse Concert TBC
Nov 05West Virginia, USACultural Centre Theatre / Mountain Stage
Nov-07Fairfield, Connecticut, USAStage One, Fairfield Theatre Company
Nov 08Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USATellus 360
Nov 10Baltimore, Maryland, USATBC
Nov 11Winston, SalemGuvners Ball
Nov 12Nashville, TennesseeThe Basement
Dec-02GalwayThe Black Box
Dec-03Warrenpoint, NewryNo.7 Duke st
Dec 07Westport, Co MayoTown Hall Theatre
Dec 08Listowel, Co KerrySt John's Theatre
Dec-09CorkSt Luke's Church
Dec 14DublinVicar Street
Dec-15LimerickDolan's Warehouse
Dec 20DerryThe Glassworks
Dec-22SligoThe Hawkswell Theatre

PRAISE FOR DECLAN

"A most talented singer-songwriter... [possessing] a rich, soulful, musical voice and a brilliant instrumental ability" - Paul Brady

"One of the finest songwriters on the planet"  - Eddi Reader

Declan performing at the Soma Festival 2016

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