- 27 May 21
'Backstage at Mike The Pies' is produced and presented by Megan O’Donoghue, and features some of the brilliant artists who have played socially-distanced shows at Mike The Pies during lockdown.
Hot Press's podcast series, 'Backstage At Mike the Pies', continues – with Junior Brother featuring on Episode 10.
Kerry singer-songwriter Junior Brother has enjoyed a landmark few years – touring with The Proclaimers, Lankum, Glen Hansard and The Murder Capital. His debut album, Pull The Right Rope, released in 2019, was nominated for the Choice Music Prize Album of the Year. In December, he joined forces with CMAT to release the collaborative single, 'Uncomfortable Christmas'.
Since the beginning of lockdown, Mike The Pies has hosted a series of special gigs, run with the support of the Department of Tourism, Culture, the Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, as part of the Live Performance Support scheme. As part of the Backstage at Mike The Pies podcast series, host Megan O'Donoghue chats to some of the exciting up-and-coming artists who have graced the stage of the legendary Listowel venue, which has built up a reputation as one of Ireland's most beloved music halls.
Listen to Episode 10 now on Soundcloud, Apple and Google Podcasts: