John Blek

John Blek in concert at The Harrison

Neighbourhood
Location
The Harrison
28 Harrison Street
Kings Cross
WC1H 8JF
London
Event time
7:30pm to 10:30pm
Cost
£8.00
Advance
£10.00
On the night
Date
12 Apr 2019

Original folk songwriter based in Cork, Ireland. Delving into the world of fingerstyle guitar, influenced by the music of Ireland, England and America.

Best known for his work with his band John Blek & the Rats, John has begun a new journey influenced by the folk music of Ireland, Britain and the US. With his solo work, he delves into the world of fingerstyle guitar and reveals the deeply personal and poignant lyrical aspects of his character.

“His talent is shining brighter with every album.” – John Creedon, RTÉ

Ever prolific, Blek has released 5 albums in the last 5 years. Currently he is preparing to

release number 6, his new album Thistle & Thorn due in early Feb 2019. ‘Salt in the Water’ from Blek’s current album Catharsis Vol.1, was nominated for Song of the Year at the International Folk Music Awards 2018 at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City. It’s been a busy few years and it shows no sign of letting up. Endless tours and recording in Ireland, Europe, UK and USA keep the Irish troubadour busy.

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