Jack O' Rourke

Coughlan's, Douglas St.

Sun 24 Dec 2023 (note: this event has already taken place)
7:30pm
€20



Walking out of the mists of a forgotten year, Jack O’Rourke has reimagined his place in the Irish music landscape with the release of singles ‘Opera on the Top Floor’, ‘Patsy Cline’, and ‘Sea Swimming’. There has already been significant national airplay. Jack has approached this new collection of songs with a sense of abandon, opening himself in some of his most emotionally raw songwriting to date. Focusing on the links between literature and nature, and going back to the piano and his folk, blues and ballad roots, with the story at the centre of the song, Jack writes about inspiration, the wildness of love, and healing from grief.

Wild Place is Jack's first release since 2019's Ivory Towers and first full album release since his acclaimed debut, Dreamcatcher, which entered the Irish Top 5. In the intervening years Jack has established himself as one of Ireland's finest songsmiths and a live favourite. For the recording of Wild Place, during lockdown, Jack and his band based themselves in Triskel Christchurch in Cork and used the

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Venue Info


Coughlan's

7 Douglas St.
+353 (021) 4961751

www.coughlans.ie

    



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