Paddy Casey set to take the stage at Kavanaghs


Paddy Casey set to take the stage at Kavanaghs

Dublin-born singer-songwriter Paddy Casey returns to Kavanaghs of Portlaoise this Friday, June 24, taking to the stage at 8.30pm.

Paddy Casey's years as a busker on the streets of Galway and his home town of Dublin served him well.

Not only did it allow him to associate from an early age with future breakout artists like Glen Hansard (of the Frames), Mundy, and Mark Dignam, but he developed a keen instinct for the type of melody and songwriting that are immediate and arresting, but with a natural intimacy not often heard in conventional pop music.

Though an admitted pure soul devotee, Casey performs music that is heavily informed by its medium — the singer and his acoustic guitar — coming across as if Bob Dylan had taken to imitating Nina Simone, with elements of Prince and Public Enemy thrown in for good measure.

Tickets for this Friday's show are available now, priced €20.

For more on Paddy Casey, check out the venue website at

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