Covid-19 won’t hold me back!

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A CHRISTMAS GATHERING - OUT DECEMBER 1st 2020

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like…. …the long awaited Christmas Album is here!! You asked and I listened! As a follow-on to the Gathering Folk album I’m pleased to announce that “A Christmas Gathering” is out now and available to order through my online store.   Hello again and welcome back… If this is your first time here, you’re … Read More

Award Winning Virtual Gigs

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AMAZING NEWS! Barry Jay Hughes – Award Winning Virtual Gigs – Book EntertainmentAward Winning Virtual Gigs by Barry Jay Hughes. Yes you read it correctly, I’m delighted to share the news with you that I’ve just been awarded Best Live Stream Performance by Entertainment Website BookEntertainment.co.uk Presented by BookEntertainment.co.uk, The Event Entertainment Awards recognises the best in the event entertainment industry across … Read More

The Sound of Irish Music

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The Sound of Your Voice artwork

  Welcome back to whatever this is… Here are a few thoughts from this week so far. ‘Mon The Town… Every so often I wake to a notification to let me know one of my songs has been played on the morning show on Dundalk FM. Thanks to Paddy Mac for giving “The Sound of Your Voice” a spin on … Read More

If I Could Turn Back Time….

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Virtual Gig

Welcome back to “The Barry Blog” 🙂 I know, I need to work on the name. Any suggestions? Here’s a Lockdown update I thought I’d share with you all. GIRL POWER… As you may already know, I play a virtual gig every Sunday called “Whiskey & Tunes” on Social Media. It’s a continuation of my residency gig in The Dingle Whiskey … Read More

Learning to Pivot during Lockdown!

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Hi everyone, I hope you are all safe and well. I think we’re into week 6 of lockdown in Ireland now, or is it week 7? I’m really not sure, I haven’t been counting. I think as a musician, it’s best not to think about the time frame too much because it can cause serious anxiety and stress. Reality for … Read More

Feb 2019 Update

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Update Feb 2019 Hi everyone, sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted here. Things have been hectic but I’ve now managed to create some space in the schedule to update you regularly from now on. So you may have heard that my new single “Diving In” was released on January 28th. It was received well by you guys and … Read More