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Square Pegs debut album launch night

Colm Quearney and myself formed Square Pegs seven years ago, and so it’s about time we released our self-titled debut album. Over the course of the last four years we’ve been recording (here, there and everywhere) and we’ve finally finished mixing it so we’re going to launch it with a gig at…

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Square Pegs cut loose in Meadow Sessions

Here’s a great new video for blues fans which features Square Pegs in the Meadow Sessions, Part 1. The songs here include Cocaine Blues and Big Legged Woman. This session includes our good friend Conor Brady on guitar. Myles O’Reilly (aka Arbutus Yarns) will post more songs from The Meadow Sessions…

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Square Pegs play Levon Helm tribute show this weekend

Square Pegs, with whom I play drums, perform at A Tribute To Levon Helm this Saturday, April 19 at the Sugar Club in Dublin. It promises to be a fairly rockin’ night. The late, great Levon (above) — a personal hero and inspiration — was of course drummer and a singer with The Band. As well…

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Regular good-time blues in Dublin from Square Pegs

Square Pegs were formed five years ago, by Colm Quearney, Keith Duffy, Justin Carroll, Michael Buckley and myself in response to our collective love of playing the blues. We pay homage to the sound of Chicago blues, 1950s’ R&B and New Orleans blues. We play gigs when we’re all at home…

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Cutting loose on new Meadow Sessions with my blues brothers

This is the next chapter for blues fans: Square Pegs in Chapter II of The Meadow Sessions. The songs here include Trouble in Mind and CC Rider. Director Myles O’Reilly (aka Arbutus Yarns) will post more from The Meadow Sessions soon, he promises, so stay tuned. Square Pegs were formed five years ago, by Colm Quearney, Keith…

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Nice new magazine pictures plus a little bit of album and gear news

Dublin photographer Dave Kavanagh took some great pictures, including the below, for the German drum magazine, Sticks. Featuring my C&C kit, Zildjian cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks, Aquarian Heads and DW hardware, you can find more info about my drum set-up in the gear section. The Sticks interview will be published this autumn. Meanwhile, I’m…

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discography

I’ve recorded and played live with a variety of different artists including Glen Hansard, The Frames, The Swell Season, Therapy?, Halite, Gemma Hayes, My Little Funhouse, Caitríona O’Leary, Rosanne Cash, Tom Jones, Marlon Williams, Oh Pep!, Rhiannon Giddens, David Kitt, Mundy, The Reindeer Section, Alphastates, Autamata, Ann Scott, Josh Ritter,…

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