LIVE performances - solo, In the Round, sometimes as special guest of Barbara Dickson, and as singer/guitarist with the Ronnie Greer Blues Band
Anthony: "Keep watching this space, as details emerge and get refined for ticket links, special guests and so on. And there may be more dates and shows coming in, so check back when you have the chance. All of this is in support of a brand new album (working title Our Lady of the Wind and Rain), due for release middle to late January..."
FRIDAY MARCH 8: DOWNPATRICK Down Arts Centre
A delightful return to the warm audience and intimate acoustics of Down Arts Centre for an evening of solo songs from the new album and some old favourites, too. Keep an eye on the Down Arts Centre website HERE for the full details...
BOTH NIGHTS SOLD OUT: FRIDAY and SATURDAY MARCH 22 and 23: ARDS Arts Centre
Always one of the highlights of any tour, the audiences and atmosphere at Ards are always second to none, so I can’t wait to be back in the Londonderry Room - hopefully filling the room for two nights… click HERE to be directed to the relevant page for ticket sales...
FRIDAY MARCH 29: NEWTOWNABBEY The Courtyard Theatre, Ballyearl
Courtyard audiences are always great music fans, so it’s always a pleasure to be back. Click HERE to be directed to the relevant ticket page on the Courtyard website...
SATURDAY MARCH 30: ARMAGH The Marketplace Theatre - with the Ronnie Greer Blues Band
Back in Armagh for a gig with Ronnie Greer’s Blues Band in the superb surroundings of the Marketplace Theatre. Click HERE to be directed to the relevant page on the Marketplace website...
FRIDAY APRIL 5: FALKIRK Trinity Church
My first ever solo gig in Falkirk at the beautiful Trinity Church - with special guest Scott Ashworth opening the show. Click HERE to be directed to the home page...
SATURDAY APRIL 6: KINROSS Glenfark Folk Feast Festival
Back in the arms of the wonderful Glenfarg Folk Club for their annual FolkFeast Festival, with some songs from a brand new album, Our Lady of the Wind and Rain. Should be a wonderful weekend of events, and I'm always glad to be among friends in this fine location, backstage at the Green Hotel in Kinross. Keep an eye on the Glenfarg Folk Club website for details HERE, or e-mail email@example.com to make a booking.
WEDNESDAY APRIL 10: LANCASTER - The Gregson Arts Centre (with special guest John Harper)
I’m special guest of my friend John Harper for this special gig at the Gregson Arts Centre in Lancaster as part of a quick visit to England and Scotland. Tickets for the show are available via PayPal from John’s own website - Click HERE to be directed to the relevant page.
THURSDAY APRIL 11: LEEK Foxlowe Arts Centre, Cuckoo's Nest Folk Club
I’ve played the Foxlowe Arts Centre a couple of times as special guest of Barbara Dickson on her UK tours, but this will be my first opportunity to play there under my own name, as special guest of the Cuckoo’s Nest Folk Club. Keep an eye on the Arts Centre website HERE for ticket details as the gig date approaches..
JUST ADDED: SATURDAY APRIL 13: BELFAST Crescent Arts Centre - Charity Concert with Amanda St. John, Gareth Dunlop, Ciara O’Neill, Matt McGinn - and more to be confirmed
Watch this space for updates on this show, in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Unit - the show has been pulled together by Amanda St. John, who lost her father to cancer a few months ago, and the line-up is expanding all the time. I’ll post a ticket link here as soon as it goes live.
JUST ADDED: MONDAY APRIL 29: ROSTREVOR Rostrevor Folk Club
This is my first ever appearance as guest of Rostrevor Folk Club and I can’t wait - I’ve heard so many wonderful things about this club, and it’s such a beautiful part of the world, too. Tickets for the folk club gig usually go pretty fast through the club’s own newsletter, but will be on sale from the start of April, so if you’d like a ticket, give (028) 4173 9911 a call at the start of April.
FRIDAY MAY 17: OMAGH The Strule Arts Centre
Great to be back at the Strule in Omagh for this intimate solo gig, with songs from the new album showcased alongside some favourites from the back catalogue. Click HERE to be directed to the what’s on’ page on the Strule’s website...
FRIDAY MAY 24: ENNISKILLEN Ardhowen Theatre, 9pm
Back in Fermanagh with some songs old and new, as part of the tour in support of the new album. Keep an eye on the Ardhowen website for ticket details HERE.
WEDNESDAY MAY 29: RICHHILL Upstairs on the Square
I had a terrific time at this intimate little venue last time I visited, and I’m delighted to be back - for ticket enquiries, click on the Facebook page HERE...
JUST ADDED: FRIDAY MAY 31: BELFAST EastSide Visitors Centre at CS Lewis Square Holywood Arches
Delighted to be back in the intimate surroundings of the EastSide Sessions, upstairs at the Visitors Centre on CS Lewis Square. As always, expect some old songs, some stories and some track from the new album = for full details on the concert, click on the ticket link HERE..
FRIDAY JUNE 7: PORTSTEWART Flowerfield Arts Centre
On familiar ground in the beautiful auditorium at Flowerfield Arts Centre for a welcome return with songs from the new album and a collection of old favourites, too... Click HERE for the venue’s ‘What’s On’ page.
SATURDAY JUNE 8: BALLYMENA Braid Arts Centre Double headline show with Malojian
Back at the Braid in the fine company of Malojian for a laid back gig as guests of The Real Music Club. Click HERE for the Braid website with ticket details to be announced shortly...
JUST ADDED: WEDNESDAY JUNE 19: BELFAST Linen Hall Library - performance with Frank Ormsby
Poetry and songs, music and banter in the company of acclaimed poet Frank Ormsby, in the illustrious settings of the Linen Hall Library - keep an eye on this page for updates when the show goes live, and I’ll share ticket link details etc... In the meantime, here’s a link to their EVENTS PAGE.
FRIDAY JUNE 21: PORTAFERRY The Portico of Ards
The gorgeous surroundings and superb acoustics of the Portico of Ards - a lovely way to kick off the weekend with songs from the new album and a collection of material from the back catalogue. Click HERE for the ‘What’s On’ page at the venue for updates...
FRIDAY JUNE 28: ANTRIM The Old Courthouse
Back in one of the nicest converted venues in Northern Ireland, the lovely former Courthouse in the centre of Antrim for an intimate solo show with songs from the new album and a collection of favourites from the back catalogue. Click HERE for the venue website, where ticket details will appear shortly...