Brigid Mae Power and Aoife Nessa Frances

BRIGID MAE POWER is an Irish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who, like Judee
Sill, Micky Newburyor Linda Perhacs before her, paints her songs in dreamily expansive
strokes, transporting earthly compositions into universal and exultant realms. Her self-titled
debut on Tompkins Square was a majestic suite of reverb-swathed laments for voice, guitar,
piano, accordion, and harmonium, recorded at the Portland studio of key musical foil Peter
Broderick. Themes include transformation, change, motherhood, acceptance, strength,
courage and trust. In the words of Power, the album was about "trusting if you lose yourself
or your way - you can come back".
New album 'The Two Worlds' is another masterful collection of effortless, hypnotic folk, and
an album that furthers the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist's already stellar reputation.
Live, Brigid can encapsulate the timeless magic of her songs either solo or as a duo with
Peter. Thus far she has toured throughout Ireland, UK and the US together with artists
including Lee Ranaldo, Richard Dawson, Alasdair Roberts, Peter Broderick and Ryley
Walker, with performances at Le Guess Who? and TUSK festivals along the way.
“The Two Worlds is Power’s most ambitious and her most introspective” – PITCHFORK
“The two worlds coexist beautifully here, the soft Power and the raw” – UNCUT
“The Two Worlds churns like rough seas, Power’s voice veering between steely warning and
piercing transcendence” – THE GUARDIAN

 

Support on the night - Aoife Nessa Frances 

Where

Connolly's of Leap

Phone: 0838392164

No. 1 Harbour court, Leap Leap Leap

Age restriction

+18

When

October 25, 8:00pm

Samuel McNicholl

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Connolly's of Leap No. 1 Harbour court, Leap Leap Leap

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