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I want to buy a new guitar

For many years now I’ve had my trust worthy Taylor 310 accompany  me across countries by plane and train and car to play on all kinds of gigs. My axe has had a few services, kind of like the ones you do on your car; brought on by humidity changes etc. But it still sounds […]

A hot night singing in Brussels

A hot night at Celtica in Brussels, I’m thankful for the airco!   Just another Saturday evening for this busy solo singer/guitarist. My working day commenced at 7pm and had to load the car with my guitar, my backpack of cables, my portable mixing desk, and a little monitor. The tom tom on my iPhone […]

5 of the best Irish pubs in the Netherlands

Being an Irishman, living on the continent and travelling around with my acoustic guitar in hand and singing songs, one cannot avoid what is known as “the Irish Pub circuit”. One cannot escape it, by means of hatred or of love or from simply missing home or for getting work, I’ve seen quite a few. This […]

I made the paper in Norway!

Irish Singer/guitarist makes the paper up in Norway I kind of felt like a bit of a celebrity when I came across this on the internet.  It’s not often one gets in the paper but when you do it’s nice to see. In the picture i’m standing with the Fjelljom choir in Royvik whom I will […]

The "Norwegian Wood" Tour 2016

The first Norway tour for Irish Singer/Guitarist Brian Clifford On Thursday June 2nd I began to depart on my first trip to Norway. For many years now I’ve been shuttling up on down between Amsterdam Schiphol and Copenhagen Kastrup airport. From there I would play all over Denmark by train from one end to the next. […]

Ghent is Beautiful, Love Belgium!

Blog update 16/5/16 I’ve been doing lots and lots of gigs lately, so I feel like this blog has been a little neglected. One who lives the life of a travelling musician should know that the many hours of travel, the late nights, the fast food diet, the sometimes sleeping on couches etc can leave […]