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Pierce Turner

Coughlans

Thu 8 Dec 2016
9:00 pm
€20

Pierce Turner returns to one of his favourite Towns, and a special intimate

venue. He comes armed with a new album "Love Can't Always Be Articulate"

which you have heard numerous times on RTE It would be wise to get hold of

your ticket now.

*Award winning Irish Musician Pierce Turner

*Also lives in Manhattan

* His last album “Songs For a Verry Small Orchestra” features a duet

with PhilipGlass whom he also performed in Carnegie Hall with in 2011

* Formerly solo Performer of the Year in Ireland

* Irish folk superstar Christy Moore has recorded his songs and went so

far as to write a dedication to him “I love the way Pierce Turner Sings” on

his box set with Warner Brothers Records

*Selected reviews:

“He has created what I confidently believe to be the finest body of work

in contemporary Irish music bar none” -Liam Fay -Sunday Times

”Soaring Classical melodies with a sense of freedom and joy” - Rolling

Stone magazine USA

“Clambering across the tables, little shimmies and screams of adoration,

Turner breaks down the barrier between audience and performer and really

gives himself in a way that makes him naked” - Irish Times

Rolling Stone review of Tibet house benefit 2010 with Philip Glass, Patty Smith, Iggy Pop and Regina Spektor-

"His duet with Philip Glass@ Carnegie Hall "Early in the night, composer Phillip Glass introduced

Irish singer Pierce Turner, who sat at the grand piano and performed the

soaring, Bowie-reminiscent “Yogi with a Broken Heart.” *

“A poet amongst songwriters’” -Elle Magazine USA

"Inventive songwriter Pierce Turner is one of the cities great Gems. He

fields requests, recounts amusing anecdotes and Encourages group

singalongs” -New York Magazine

“Easily one of Ireland’s most important rock artists of the last twenty

years”- The Irish Times

“Quirky lyrical images and a whimsicality one usually associates with

Ray Davies” - Stephen Holden - The New York Times


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