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Graham Sweeney

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Graham Sweeney is a singer-songwriter from Achill Island, Co Mayo. His distinctive sound arises from a blend of traditional guitar playing, percussive finger-tapping and rhythmic vocal melodies.
As a child Graham discovered his father’s vinyl collection containing some of the great names of the ‘60s and ‘70s - Pink Floyd, John Martyn, Jethro Tull, Planxty and Supertramp. This music helped mould his unique alternative folk style.
His birthplace combines his three passions; music, surfing and vintage VW’s which he has been restoring since the age of 12: these elements are the cornerstones of his music career.
Graham has toured and performed extensively, appearing at festivals including Electric Picnic, Another Love Story, Vantastival and many more.
Graham has also supported some of Ireland’s great artists, including Lisa Hannigan, Damien Dempsey, John Sheehan, Mick Flannery and Declan O’Rourke.
Declan is a huge fan of Graham’s work, describing him as: “A very talented, original young songwriter with all the trademarks of a great career ahead”.
Graham Sweeney’s debut album ‘I Am’ was recorded in San Francisco, Berlin and Ireland and was produced by John Michael Berry and engineered by Lance Hogan (Kila, Dead Can Dance). The core band playing on the album includes Rhys Mc Bride (Lead Guitar), Aine Sweeney (Bass, Backing Vocals), Mark Mc Girr (Drums).
‘I Am’ is due for release in 2020.

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