Cabra, County Dublin
Kenan Flannery is a 21-year-old Award-winning Folk/Country songwriter from Inner City North Dublin, Ireland. He has performed in some of the biggest venues across Ireland such as the Helix Theatre, Smock Alley Theatre, The Aviva Stadium, Croke Park, The Workmans Club, Roisin Dubh and The Soundhouse to name a few.
His music has been played across the world from America to Spain, Australia to Vietnam, and many places in between.
His musical influences include, but are not limited to, the likes of Townes Van Zandt, Colter Wall, John Prine, Passenger, David Keenan and Tyler Childers.
It’s been said that his vocal “hits you with the intensity of a hundred Irish poets and musicians that came before this man.” (Noely- Dublin’s Near FM radio)
He’s also been praised for having “authenticity and texture in his voice and guitar playing that draws you in.” (Covert Music Club)
Like many others, A lot of Kenan's gig and festival slots have been cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak but he has a show in the Button Factory to be rescheduled post-COVID-19 and he also has been rebooked for a Country/Folk festival called “The Red Ants Pants Festival” in Montana, American happening in July 2021.
Kenan recently started up his own label titled ‘Paraville Records’ and continues to do weekly live streams and song suggestions during the COVID 19 lockdown, He is also constantly writing and recording during these uncertain times.