Irish Dark Folk Singer/Songwriter
Narrative, character driven lyrics, full of
yearning, misgivings and unfortunate down-and-outs.
Singer-songwriter, Conor Kilkelly, a staple of Berlin’s thriving “Dark
Folk” scene, released debut self-titled EP in April, 2017,
followed by an Irish tour the same
year, and European Tour in 2018.
As part of Famous Gold Watch Records, Berlin, working with producer, Cameron Laing (Universal), Kilkelly’s debut album “The Prick & The Petal” released as an art book in collaboration with artist, Stephanie Hannon, in September, 2019 at Gustav Adolf Cathedral, Berlin.
Notable Venues/Festivals Played
Galway Fringe, Sligo Live, Liverpool Irish Festival, Craw Festival Berlin, Spirit Store Dundalk, The Workman’s Dublin, Bello Bar Dublin, Carini Castle, Sicily, Italy, Gustav Adolf Cathedral, Berlin, Bar Bobu, Berlin, Rockwood Musichall, New York.
Kilkelly & Band host a macabre musical written by Kilkelly seasonally in Berlin called “Kilkelly Cabaret” featuring burlesque performances.
Kilkelly is currently recording his follow-up record “Solip” set for release late 2023.
“Kilkelly did something special with this debut. 8/10”– Plattentests