Andy Burke is a singer/songwriter from the west coast of Ireland who has made his new home in Fingal Head.
Andy’s music is a blend of rock, reggae and folk. He plays mainly acoustic guitars accompanied by harp and stompbox. With a successful album Birds behind him Andy’s nearly finished his second solo album and an EP with the band Haldanes Daughters.
Andy has toured all over the world and spent a two-year residency in Switzerland playing in hotels and bars.
Andy’s influences are Arcade Fire, REM, Neil Young , Dylan and Marley to name a few. Galway music mag in Ireland quoted Andy’s music as ‘Tom Waits with a sprinkle of Chili Peppers’.
Haldanes Daughters just finished a stint touring with Ash Grunwald and have many recordings and plans on the horizon.
See Andy at the Sheoak Shack on Saturday from 7pm.