Andy Burke is a singer/songwriter from the west coast of Ireland. Andy’s music is a blend of rock, reggae and folk. He mainly plays acoustic guitars accompanied by harp and stompbox. With a successful album Birds out now, Andy’s nearly finished his second solo album and an EP with the band Haldanes Daughters. He’s 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, all 70s, punk, Dylan, Marley etc. In Galway music mag in Ireland quoted Andy’s music as ‘Tom Waits with a sprinkle of Chilli Peppers’. Haldanes Daughters just finished a stint touring with Ash Grunwald and have many recordings and plans on the horizon.
Andy is playing Saturday 2pm at Sheoak Shack in his home town at Fingal Head.