Blind Stitch (Kevin Murphy)

Sat 17 September 2022

Blind Stitch (Kevin Murphy)

Blind Stitch is a project which features the music of Kevin Murphy, a celebrated
cellist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and songwriter from Cork Ireland. He is
also a founding member of critically acclaimed Irish experimental bands Slow
Moving Clouds and Seti The First. Blind Stitch is due to release its debut album
– The Emperor’s Lung in July 2022.
He has also featured as a guest musician with many Irish and international
artists such as The National, Bon Iver, Jenny Lewis, Lisa Hannigan, Gavin Friday,
Rick Danko Seamus Fogarty, Adrian Crowley and Dave Gahan of Depeche
Mode. He has also collaborated with Irish traditional and folk musicians such as
John Spillane, Cathy Jordan, Phil Callery Cormac Breathnach, and Ger Wolfe in
live settings and on recordings. His band Seti The First co-wrote two songs on
The Waterboys 2017 album Out Of All This Blue. He also participates in the
People collective spearheaded by Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Bryce and
Aaron Dessner (The National). This has resulted in collaborations with the
above artists and others in festivals across Europe in recent years including the
Funkhaus in Berlin 2018 and Sounds from a Safe Harbour Cork in 2017 and
He has co-composed the score for Michael Keegan Dolan’s Swan Lake/Loch na
Heala which the Guardian Newspaper described as the second best dance
production of the 21st Century. He co-composed the score for feature film
Tomato Red (2017) directed by Oscar long listed director Juanita Wilson and
The Lodgers, (2018) which featured at the Toronto Film Festival. He has just
finished co-composing the score for acclaimed Irish director Kim Bartley’s new
feature documentary True Grit which is due for release in September 2022. He
also composed the score for Luke McManus’s North Circular, also due for
release in September 2022.

Kevin Murphy ( Blind Stitch) w/  John Hegarty

8.00pm Saturday

17th September

Tickets €20