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Shows Show quick quick Show June and July 2013

HELLO WORLD - Goodbye Kevin  Its with regret that we are bidding a farewell to our bassist and f riend Kevin O'Reilly during this Summer. He is going to Miami to hang out there, write a novel and/or catch fish or something cool anyway.  So he is a seriously good musician and all round cool guy so please come out and say bye- bye to him at one of our shows. If you have not caught the laughjohnlaugh band in this current line up please make it along. We'd love to see you there. John Munnelly and Band Shows in June/July - NEW SHOW CALENDAR First up is Kitty Kiernan's Bay Ridge and we are calling this My Birthday SHOW so come along and wish me Happy 22nd (huh!) birthday. No picture in the attic here at chez Munnelly. It's on the 22nd ! Next concentrating again in South Brooklyn and virtually across the street or Block is Kelly's Tavern - First time here for us and looking forward to that - get hammered, wasted messed up and still have change t

Legends and Cavan Town -

LEGENDS - T he Story of Legends begins not in Cavan as you may suppose from the first lines about being born in 'Nowhereville" but in a diverse group of 'been through some shit', 'we are going to back each other up' 'I believe in you' New Yorkers gathering in a comfortable room in the upper West side one day each week over maybe a season to offer support and spiritual back up to each others dreams.. The aim of the group was to envision each others dream (or specific hope) and try and support each other. In the course of this gathering,  the term Legends was used and it was a kind of good label we felt could attach to us with meaning and kindness. So the song flew out of me one day and I sent it around to the group. It was about the everyman and woman in all of us - the place where we all generally start from in all heroic stories is of humble beginnings. The kitchen for Cinderella and so on - what I termed an imaginary place called "Nowherev

Art in Antigua Tour 2013

Getting Sun Success in Antigua Antigua 2013: I went away on a trip to Antigua and it turned into a music tour. I had a promotional blitz of the island with a lot of help from new friends I met there. Some of the highlights included interviews, live and hilarious performances of '"Does my BUM look big in this?" and 'Antigua" (my singles from 2012). In preparation for my show in the main city of St. John's I appeared on ZDK radio with "Frenchie", had a laugh a minute with DJ Who Sun Radio & hung out at Vybz FM which is just across the corner from where we stayed. The YARD St John's Antigua With SUN DJ Who in his Radio Tardis - Networking and pressing flesh with the local Newspaper helped me get added to rotation on Observor Radio. And best and most challenging was a seat of my pants show at "The Yard" thanks to the impresario of Chosen Sounds Omari Harrigan and J Nation - I really could not have don