Saturday 29 September @7:30
“Sublime lyrics, tremendous melodies, sung by a singer with a voice that is both soulful and incredibly expressive.....One of my favourite records of 2015 by an artist from any country”
— Michael Park, The International Americana Show, New York City
Gallie is a critically acclaimed songwriter from Ireland. His album 'The Occoquan River' has made it to a number of Best of the year lists from radio and press in both the US, Ireland and Australia. Gallie is a natural raconteur who's performances have been getting rave reviews over the past year, "One of the outstanding releases of the year...'The Occoquan River is brilliant." Paul Gough, The Inside Sleeve, ABC, Radio National.
Gallie's shows are like no other, he has the capacity to reach a large audience on a one to one level and make a large room seem like a small venue, due to the warmth that he brings through his songs and story telling. The stories are sometimes comical, sometimes tragic but the delivery is always from the heart. His songwriting speaks for itself with critics hailing his album 'The Occoquan River' in their top albums of the year. Gallie has been drawing large crowds and selling out shows over the last year and has been a favourite at a number of festivals.
“An album that came out of no where and just blew me away! From start to finish each song tells its own story. Already one of my albums of 2018.” Jimmy Stafford, Highland Radio
“You can hear every mile traveled by Gallie on his adventurous journey to making The Occoquan River… it is a beautiful piece of work, that takes you on Gallie's literary journey and wraps you in the emotional truth of his music.” Fiachna O'Braonain, Hothouse Flowers and RTE Radio 1’s Late Date
‘The Occoquan River is one of the best songs of the year- Australian or international... “ Brian Wise, Off The Record, Triple R
"One of the outstanding releases of the year...'The Occoquan River is brilliant."
- Paul Gough, The Inside Sleeve, ABC, Radio National.