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James Keegan

Folk // Mayfield, Cork

Hailing from Cork City in the South of Ireland, James Keegan has been capturing audiences all over Ireland with his soulful melodies and captivating storytelling, solidifying his credit as a prolific songwriter on the Irish music scene.

James has released four singles to date, to which three of them have topped the Irish iTunes Charts for All Genres and for the Singer-Songwriter chart. James' most recent single 'Love Grows Easy' was described by Hot Press Magazine as "a moving piece of acoustic pop that achieves emotional highs."

James has built his fanbase by playing countless amounts of support slots around Ireland to notable artists such as Mundy and Ryan O Shaughnessy, that plus a continuous presence on social media is how James is finding his audience. James also took part in playing Whelans Ones to Watch 2023 in early January, which previously hosted bands/acts over the years such as Pillow Queens and Fontaines D.C.
James has played in iconic intimate Irish venues such as DeBarras Folk Club, Connollys of Leap and Seachurch. Along with playing intimate venues, James has also played various gigs in bigger venues such as Cyprus Avenue, Whelans and Dolans.
Keep an eye on James' social media for updated on new music!

"Like Dermot Kennedy who came before him, James is a man with a guitar against the world. An interesting listen for sure" - Music Crowns

"James has a powerful voice with a great rasp in it" - Damien Dempsey

"Soaring vocals" - Hot Press Magazine

"He really knows his stuff" - Mundy

Upcoming Gigs

8th December 2023 09:30 James Keegan (Headline Gig)
16th December 2023 08:30 Supporting Lisa Canny More details

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