Readings etc. 2019
Friday 28 June
An Evening of Song and Poetry and CD Launch
Hinterland Festival, Kells, Co Meath
PF will appear with Saramai and Oisin Leech (The Lost Brothers).
Singer/songwriter Oisin Leech of The Lost Brothers, his sister, singer/songwriter Saramai Leech of Pearly and poet Peter Fallon of, well, Peter Fallon first performed together at the Hay Festival in Kells and have since been invited to return each year to the Hinterland Festival. Now, as The Hinterland House Band, they prepare to release their first CD. One Afternoon in May presents their singular blend of poems read by Peter and sometimes sung by Saramai and Oisin with songs by Oisin and Saramai. Steve Wickham of The Waterboys guests on one track. Oisin and Saramai’s gorgeous harmonies enhance the one cover, ‘Dear Someone’ by Gillian Welch. Other highlights include Saramai’s ‘Driving Song’ and the bonus track, Oisin’s ‘Before I’ll Be Looking Back’ recorded for and broadcast on RTE Radio One’s Arena.
Friday 15 March
Trim Poetry Festival, Trim, Co Meath
PF will read at and launch Boyne Berries 25 at Trim Poetry Festival.
Thursday 28 March
An Evening of Poetry, Song and Conversation
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin
PF with Oisín Leech (The Lost Brothers), Saramai Leech
Regular collaborators, bound as much by a mutual admiration of each other’s work as by their County Meath roots. Join these three remarkable artists for an enjoyable interlude of conversation, music and words, spoken and sung.