The Olympia Theatre, Dublin: January 13th, 2020.
ALL AGES SHOW. UNDER 16S MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT
Listen to David Keenan’s debut album ‘A beginner’s Guide to Bravery’ below
David Keenan is an Irish songwriter, a young Artist who uses his lyrics to paint pictures with words on canvases of silence, curating a body of work which is steeped in the poetic tradition of old but delivered in such a way that is entirely his own.
David Keenan – Altar Wine
Creating an inner world through narrative song-writing while leaving the door slightly ajar for us to enter and act out scenes, His live shows have been described as visceral, spiritual and communal events where Keenan moves between a one man and his guitar monologue to fronting a band whose sound only acts as a carrier for the songs further solidifying their intent.
“Not just another young lad with an acoustic guitar, Keenan is the sound of Tim Buckley and Brendan Behan arguing over a few jars, while Kavanagh deals Dylan a suspicious hand of cards, and Anthony Cronin and Jack Kerouac furiously try to scribble it all down.” – Pat Carty, Hotpress
Having been asked to play alongside the likes of Mick Flannery, Hothouse Flowers, Damien Dempsey and Glen Hansard David is fast becoming one of Ireland’s most talked about young Artists.