Paddy and Nathan are setting off again, this time on an East Coast tour in support of BRIGHT AND EARLY at the end of August. Dates so far include stops in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania: Aug 26 — Merrifield, VA  @ House concert Aug 27 — Baltimore, MD @ House concert Aug 28 — Frostburg, MD @…

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Album Review / By Tony Lawless TradConnect, May 12, 2015 This is a sprightly album featuring two stalwarts of traditional music and one of New York’s best up and coming fiddlers.  The names Paddy O’ Brien and Dáithi Sproule need no introduction. We have also covered Nathan Gourley earlier in the year as he delivered one of…

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Paddy and Nathan are setting off on a Midwest tour in support of BRIGHT AND EARLY at the end of May. Dates so far include stops in Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois: May 27 — East Lansing, MI   House Concert @ May 29 — Detroit, MI   Ceili/Concert @ Gaelic League May 30 — Saginaw,…

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Paddy is delighted to be playing a full few sets of jigs and reels, plus a few songs thrown in for good measure, with Nathan Gourley (fiddle), and Brian Miller (guitar, bouzouki, flute, and vocals) at Dan Kelly’s, a new gastropub in downtown Minneapolis. Mattie O’Reilly, who owns the place, also runs Republic and 318…

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Traditional Music / By Daniel Neely Irish Echo, April 8, 2015 Paddy O’Brien (from Offaly) is one of the great Irish musicians living in the United States. A noted composer (he was named “Irish Traditional Composer of the Year” by TG4‘s “Gradam Ceoil” program in 2012) who has played with some important groups (including the…

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