Gary Dunne

Gary Dunne

BandAlternativeSinger/Songwriter

Edgy modern folk - fusing infectious melodies, warm sounds and refershingly honest lyrics.

Biography

"One of Ireland's strongest musical exports in years....An absolute classic. Buy it" IN DUBLIN
"Tunes strong enough to become mini-epics" SUNDAY TRIBUNE
"Gary Dunne is not simply another acoustic woe-is-me-wannabe" IRISH TIMES
"Lovely and uninterruptive music.a remarkable album' HOT PRESS
"An eclectic spirit...spiky, longing and joyous...beguiling melodies" SUNDAY TIMES
**** THE STAR **** RTE GUIDE ****INDUBLIN
"A beautiful debut" THE SUN "Seriously talented" LONDON METRO

Live footage : www.youtube.com/honestrecords
Myspace : www.myspace.com/garydunne.com
Official : www.garydunne.com

Gary Dunne...

...was born in a small Irish town called Portlaoise, to a novelist and a poet
...is now 26 and lives in Camden Town, London
...is a songwriter and solo performer
...has had a top twenty album and two top twenty singles on his own label
...has opened for Damien Rice, Joseph Arthur, Duke Special and Nizlopi
...does live-looping (sampling of acoustic instruments in real time)
...is inspired by originality and truth
...recorded his debut album in a farmhouse on the west coast of Ireland
...has played to an audience of 10 people
...has played to an audience of 100, 000 people
...loves www.wearewhatwedo.org
...has just finished a tour of living rooms all over the UK and Ireland
...likes to travel, read and connect
...wrote Amerikan Folk Song, as used by Adidas on www.adidas.com
...will release his new album Simple Truth in spring 2007

Find out more
www.garydunne.com
www.myspace.com/garydunne
www.youtube.com/honestrecords

Discography

2002 'Good Things EP'
(including 'Constant Motion', opening track on the Best of Uk Unsigned)

2005 'Amerikan Folk Song' Single
(used by Adidas on their official website, heavy national airplay, single of the week Today FM)

2005 Debut Album 'Twenty Twenty Fiction'
Top 20 chart position.
"One of Ireland's strongest musical exports in years....An absolute classic. Buy it" IN DUBLIN
"Tunes strong enough to become mini-epics" SUNDAY TRIBUNE
"Lovely and uninterruptive music.a remarkable album' HOT PRESS
"An eclectic spirit...spiky, longing and joyous...beguiling melodies" SUNDAY TIMES

2005 'Jennifer' single
Top 20 chart position, heavy national airplay.

Set List

Gary plays a selection of original material from previous and upcoming releases.

The set differs for full band and solo shows.