The December ‘Songwriter Sessions’ – Sunday 16th Dec @ The Wellington, Birmingham wil feature as my ‘Special Guests’ Hannah Bean and Mark Hogan from Worcesters finest SKEWWHIFF doing a scaled down acoustic performance. A great end to the year. Tickets are on sale NOW and can be ordered / purchased from contacting us or alternatively they are also on sale from behinf the downstairs bar of The Wellington.
Wonderful night supporting Martin Stephenson & The Daintees at Under The Bridge @ Stamford Bridge – Chelsea (it’s literally under The Shed End) on Friday night (30th Nov)…brilliant crowd …and I got to meet the one and only Only Ones guitarist John Perry who guested wity the band – good times …The Daintees proving once again they’re one of the best live bands this country has. A very special night
‘Take it to the bridge’…or under it …next one up for me …LONDON CALLING…support slot to me old mucka Martin Stephenson & The Daintees (one of the finest live bands you’ll see…plus a great bunch of people) …plus…keep this to yourselves …but the ONLY ONE and only Mr John Perry will be guesting with them as well…I mean come on…you can’t miss this treat. Tickets on sale from http://underthebridge.co.uk/events/martin-stephenson-daintees/
First of all thanks to the great turnout for the Songwriter Sessions gig with Ben Smith at The Wellington in Birmingham last week – great afternoon and a brilliant performance from Ben https://www.facebook.com/brumsongs/videos/10156049944014385/
Next up – I’m thrilled to announce I’ll be doing the support slot in London for Martin Stephenson & The Daintees (who will also include a guest spot from The Only Ones brilliant guitarist John Perry) 30th Anniversary tour of Gladsome, Humour and Blue at Under The Bridge – Stamford Bridge on Fri 30th Nov. More info here https://www.gojo-music.co.uk/live-dates/
PLUS – The December ‘Songwriter Sessions’ – Sunday 16th Dec @ The Wellington, Birmingham wil feature as my ‘Special Guests’ Hannah Bean and Mark Hogan from Worcesters finest SKEWWHIFF doing a scaled down acoustic performance. A great end to the year. Tickets are on sale NOW and can be ordered / purchased from contacting us or alternatively they are on sale behind the downstairs bar of The Wellington. http://www.skewwhiff.org.uk/
Tickets are now on sale for the Songwriter Sessions gig on Sunday 28th Oct @ 4pm at The Wellington , Birmingham when Gary’s ‘Special Guest’ will be the wonderful folk / blues songwriter Ben Smith. Tickets can be ordered via contacting us through this web site – or you can purchase them from behind the downstairs bar of The Wellington – tickets are £5.
Hope to see you there…it’ll be a cracker
Lovely turn out for the gig at The Tower of Song on Wednesday night (23-8-18) thanks to all that came and to Tom Martin for the gig. Here’s some pics and clips …thanks again
Here’s a clip of the song Angel…thanks to Heather Turner for pics and film bless ya x
Pleased to announce I’ll be ‘easing’ myself back into a bit of ‘live performance’ after what will have been a couple of months relaxing in the glorious weather since returning from a wonderful little tour and trip around Ireland, by playing a set of songs at me old mate Tom Martins’ ‘Tower of Song’ in Cotteridge, Birmingham on Weds 22nd Aug under the REA RIVER ROOTS promotions http://www.towerofsong.co.uk/find-us/
I’ll also be announcing some more ‘Songwriter Sessions’ @ The Wellington pub in Birmingham city centre on a Sunday afternoon…stay tuned for confirmed dates and special guests
Thanks to all that came along to the gigs in Ireland, the promoters for the bookings and all the new musicians and songwriters I connected with and the people at the gigs out to hear some original independent songwriters…it was a great little trip and massively rewarding X
Here’s a few pics etc from the gigs…first of all thanks to Sarah @ The Secret Garden Cafe – Galway 29-5-18…a lovely intimate little cafe
Thanks to Cormac Sheehan for the gig at The Friary – Cork on 31-5-18…wonderful night and great to meet Gill and Colin from Cormac’s band Twitch Jnr plus Niall Cuddy…whose song ‘I Know Fuck All’ still rings around my head …and the lovely Jacqueline and Pavlee for great support …’Cork is the centre of the Universe’
A fantastic return to Charlie Malones ‘Acoustic Club’ in Limerick on 5-6-18 and great to see old friends Eugene, Dominic and Graham…and also meet some great songwriters in the lovely Sarah Croker, Stuart Bond and Pa Barry…’a great pub to get into, a hell of a pub to get out of’
Here’s a video link to the gig – enjoy http://18.104.22.168/LimerickAcousticClub/files/2018/5-6-2018/Gary.O’Dea.mp4
…and the last night of the tour was a very special one indeed…at Tony’s Bar – Bridgetown nr Killaloe, County Clare 8-6-18…a pub that was owned by my old mans cousin Tony who sadly passed away earlier this year and has been taken over by his daughter Rosemarie who organised a bit of a family gathering for it from my old nans side of the family… lovely to have cousins Marian and Martine along with their husbands Michael and Joe…it was a special night…and also a special thank you to Pa Barry, Stuart Bond and Mark Reilly who travelled over from Limerick to support the gig …great stuff lads
Thanks to everybody that supported the Songwriter Sessions gig at The Wellington in Birmingham yesterday afternoon with the excellent Dan Hartland as well…it was a lovely send off for the forthcoming trip to Ireland.
Details on the Ireland dates here https://www.gojo-music.co.uk/live-dates/
Tickets are on sale now for the next Songwriter Session at The Wellington, Birmingham on Sunday 13th May when Gary’s Special Guest will be Dan Hartland who has a great new album out called ‘Great Novels’ http://www.danhartland.com/
Tickets are £5 and can be purchased from behind the downstairs bar of the pub or ordered from contacting us here. It’s a limited capacity room so please purchase or order early. Doors are 4pm.
For more info on Gary’s live gigs hit the link https://www.gojo-music.co.uk/live-dates/