Dundalk , County Louth
David Keenan is a 23 year old Irish Songwriter
An absolute obsession with Words and Melody took hold of David at a very early age
Exposed to the writings of Behan, Yeats and Wilde with the soundtrack of Dylan, Buckley and The Dubliners illuminating his formative years.
Inspired by the Storytelling and Character creations of his Grandfather he took the boat over the water and gathered Tales and Tunes of his own, learning his craft and expressing his love of Language.
Having been asked to play alongside the likes of Mick Flannery, Hothouse Flowers,Damien Dempsey and Glen Hansard. David is fast becoming one of Ireland’s most talked about young Artist's
David is currently recording his debut album with legendary producer John Reynolds in London.
Cobwebs “This stopped me dead in my tracks” Hozier
David Keenan is one of our best he is extraordinary, it's our duty to support fine talent when we hear it, see it, experience it " Glen Hansard
"David has it all,voice,guitar playing,lyrics,he's a master of all three.Instead of Patrick Kavanagh and Luke Kelly what springs to mind and life for me is Van the Man and Kavanagh with a luscious lilt,growing like a wildflower,sublime" Damien Dempsey
"The first time I heard David Keenan I knew he had something special....a lyricism and musical wisdom that most artists can only dream of. David not only dreams of it, he does t for real. A gifted Singer-Songwriter who has pulled me right in, right where I want to
be. It's a beautiful place"-Fiachna Ó Braonáin Hothouse Flowers
|29 Jul 2017||21:00||Cambridge Folk Festival , Cambridge UK||Cambridge Folk Festival|
|19 Aug 2017||21:00||Lowlands Festival , Biddinghuizen Netherlands||Lowlands Festival|