12 January 2015

Vincent Cross to tour Ireland in July 2015

Vincent Cross (photo: Jack Hirschorn)

Thanks to Vincent Cross, the Irish bluegrass scene's ambassador in New York City, for the welcome news that he will be back in Ireland on tour this coming summer. Here's his press release:

Vincent Cross is an Irish-born, Australian-raised, NYC-based folk roots-oriented songwriter, and will be touring Ireland in July of 2015. He is seeking house concerts, folk clubs, workshops, festivals, and intimate venues that will help him sustain his promotional tour. He will be joined by Sean McKerr (bass) and Tom Portman (dobro).

He can be reached by e-mail.

Vincent adds:

Check out the links to live videos, and information on my recent solo Australian tour, which took me all over the east coast for twenty-three shows.

Live on the song 'Childish things'
Live from the Troubadour: Australia
Video: 'Home away from home'
'The song' (TV interview)
YouTube video channel
Full discography: SoundCloud

Press reviews:

'... I heard a crystal clear voice that took me back to when I was being introduced to mountain music... It was a pleasure to hear such beauty coming out of Vincent Cross.' (The legendary Odetta)
'Edge-pushing stuff' (Big City Rhythm & Blues: USA)
'Solidly written, impeccably played and gifted with the sort of nuance one doesn’t often hear' (Rapid River Arts: USA)
'... powerful and unique vocal' (Red Line Roots: USA)
'Cross has a way with aphoristic old-time vernacular…' (NY Music Daily, USA)
'A new high, lonesome edged lead voice emerges on the bluegrass scene...' (IBMA)

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