Tag: sam clague

All photos by Brid O’Donovan Last weekend, September 15-18, saw the 11th edition of the Clonakilty International Guitar Festival take over the West Cork town. I’ve seen some great shows down the years as part of the festival, Girl Band on Saturday night two years ago was probably the best show I’ve seen from them. […]

Sam Balloons balloons

Sam Clague has been playing music for a long time – I remember walking down the main street in Clonakilty years ago and seeing Sam, barely in his teens busking. He’s only gotten better since, with plenty of shows, solo and with various bands, under his belt. And Clague is now ready to reveal his […]


It’s always a fraught experience trying to predict new artists and bands to watch out for over the following 12 months, and yet it’s a ubiquitous one. Why would a blogger or *shudder* tastemaker want to put their reputation on the line by trying to foresee the music that will be most played on people’s […]