PETE MACGOWAN performs the song "TUPELO JANE" for BalconyTV.
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Pete is a singer and songwriter living on the borders of Tipperary and Kilkenny near Carrick-on-Suir. With songwriting that seamlessly blends folk and blues, His voice is distinctive and engaging, his lyrics heartfelt and his performance compelling.
Stop the Clocks, Pete’s acoustic EP, features Pete on lead vocals, guitars and harmonica, and Breege Phelan on lead and backing vocals. All five songs are originals inspired by the folk, blues and roots music from Ireland and the UK, and from Europe across the Atlantic to North America.
Since launching Stop the Clocks, Pete has played at a number of festivals, events, songwriter
sessions, public and private gigs, and has also been featured on radio stations across the country and in the UK. The first DJ in the country to play one of Pete’s songs was the acclaimed singer and songwriter, Charlie McGettigan who described the CD as ‘a fine piece of work’.
In recent years Pete MacGowan has supported Bagatelle, David Kitt, Charlie McGettigan, John
Spillane, Jimmy Crowley, Bagatelle, Cornerboy, Jim McKee, Frank and Walters. He has also played at festivals in across Europe from Chablis to Bratislava, and at the Iverk Show and the Festival of Motorsport in Piltown, the Clonmel Busking Festival, the LiveLee Festival in Cork, the Clancy Brothers’ Music and Arts Festival in Carrick-on-Suir, Barn on the Farm, Light Colour Sound and Rockfall in Kilkenny.
Pete MacGowan is currently a solo act. As well as original material, Pete has played folk, blues and country for more than 15 years across South East Ireland.
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