Peter Delaney in concert. 03/08/12

Singer/songwriter & ukelele player, Peter Delaney in concert.   03 August 2012

As part of Skibbereen Arts Festival 2012, Working Artists Studios hosted several events. One of the highlights was an evening with singer/songwriter and ukelele master, Peter Delaney from Limerick.

Peter entranced a large crowd with a trandscendant performance of his own, very beautiful and haunting songs. His ukelele playing has few peers, variously delicate, intricate, complex and straight-forward rock-it-up strumming, as the song or passage requires. His voice is sweet and soulful, often falsetto, filled with a sort of yearning that matches his songs perfectly. They are deep and poetic in the extreme, with soaring melodies that linger in the mind. He cast such a spell that a dropped pin could have been heard clearly, had anyone dropped one! An utterly magical and beguiling performance.

Most of the songs came from from his  albums, “Duck Egg Blue” (2011) and “Live in Amsterdam”(2010)