Declan O'Rourke - In full colour
Declan O'Rourke is a critically acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter who has worked and performed with many of the world's top artists, including Snow Patrol, Glen Hansard, John Prine, and the Transatlantic Sessions, in an award-winning career that has seen him release five studio albums, including one that was released one song at a time to fans who signed up to an e-newsletter. His next album, Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine, is due out at the end of October. The Dubliner's songs are heavily influenced by folk and traditional Irish music, and he has a loyal following amongst Irish communities in his home country and across the world. O'Rourke will tour New Zealand, October 7 -15, playing most of his gigs with French-Canadian Acadian musicians, Vishten.