An evening of Irish music from multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Donohue
August 28, 2014 · 8:00pm
Irish-born singer-songwriter Gabriel Donohue returns to Tellus360 for an evening of stories and toe-tapping music.
Irish-born multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Gabriel Donohue is based in Philadelphia. He performs mostly on guitar and piano but also plays many more instruments from bouzouki/mandolin to irish and exotic percussion.
Gabriel performs throughout the USA, solo and along with a cadre of top flight musicians. He toured for three years with the Grammy Award winning Chieftains. He has recorded with the Boston Pops, Eileen Ivers, Joanie Madden, James Keane, Sean Quinn, Brian Conway, John Whelan, Karen Mal, Aoife Clancy, and Liam Clancy, to name a few.
He also produces and engineers albums for a broad array of artists at Cove Island Productions in center city Philadelphia, a state of the art facility using top quality microphones and gear.
The lists of artists he has collaborated with is a who’s who of the top musicians in the acoustic and celtic music field. He performed with Michael Flatley at the National Heritage Awards in Washington DC. And played with Eileen Ivers at the Clinton Whitehouse entertaining Irish and American dignitaries and signers of the Good Friday peace accords.
He enjoys working with new talent and often gets involved with projects with emerging artists. He also teaches songwriting in a classroom setting and records the finished songs in house, so that the students get to see the process from conception to the completion.