Announcing Colm’s new album
The River Holds Its Breath – Tost ar an Abhainn
available now in all the usual places online via this link & in record shops.

You can order the CD (& vinyl soon) in our shop.
The first 200 orders will get a hand painted
and handwritten card from Colm
similar to the river artwork.

4/5 stars in the Irish Times
8/10 stars in Hot Press


Colm will hold a week long residency at NYC’s Irish Arts Center in May. Joining him will be fellow Irish musicians Utsav Lal & Loah. Performances happen May 30, 31 & June 1. Tickets can be purchased here.

Starboard Home Out Today

Colm joined Paul Noonan, Cathy Davey, Duke Special, John Sheahan, James Vincent McMorrow, Paul Cleary, Gemma Hayes, jape, Lisa O’Neill and Declan O’Rourke to create Starboard Home, a collection of songs that reflect on the relationships between the Port, the City and the Liffey through song, ranging from elegant electronic pop to sublime trad inspired moments and crafted song-writing. The Irish Times review can be found here.

The Starboard Home album can be purchased here and performances of the album will be on June 22 (Sold Out) and June 23rd (limited tickets available) at The National Concert Hall.

Latitude Festival

Colm will perform at Latitude Festival this July on the Lake Stage.
Tickets available now! Ahead of that Colm’s got other gigs in the UK as well as Washington DC & Ireland. All gig info here.

latitude-festival-2016-line-up

Upcoming Gigs

colm_conorColm has a slew of gigs coming up this spring & summer including the Choice Music Prize live event for Best Irish Album of 2015 nominees. The award will be given on the night at Vicar Street which features performances by all of the nominees. The show will be broadcast live on Today FM in a special four hour extended programme during the Paul McLoone show. On March 12, RTÉ 2 will air a programme as well.

This gig will be followed up closely by a trip to Kilkenny TradFest. Then in May Colm’s off to Brighton for The Great Escape Festival and a month later he heads to Washington DC for an event celebrating Ireland 100 at the Kennedy Center! More details on that gathering coming soon. Back to Ireland then for Castlepalooza in Tullamore & the Ireland Folk Festival in Killarney. See below for information & ticket links and stay tuned for a few more announcements soon!

3 March: Choice Music Prize live event – Vicar Street, Dublin
18 March: Kilkenny TradFest – Kilkenny, Ireland
21 May: The Great Escape – Brighton, UK
5 June: Muldoon’s Picnic – Washington, DC
1-3 July: Castlepalooza – Tullamore, Ireland
9 July: Ireland Folk Festival – Killarney, Ireland

Photo by Conor Masterson.

How Do You Say It?

Curious how Colm’s surname is pronounced? The phonetic spelling is Mack-Kun-Ummra.

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