Barry Jay Hughes

Acoustic
Carrickmacross, County Monaghan
5032

*** NEW EP 'TRIED & TREASURED' OUT APRIL 30th 2016 ***
Download it from iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/ie/album/tried-treasured-ep/id1104690350
or
GooglePlay - https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Barry_Jay_Hughes_Tried_Treasured?id=B55oas34hrty4vvhoai5v4zaq3i&hl=en

BARRY JAY HUGHES
Rhythmic Folk - Alternative Rock - Powerful Vocal

As a songwriter, Barry Jay Hughes has what it takes to bring his audience on a journey. As a performer he gives you everything an acoustic folk/rock artist should: Passion - Honesty - Raw Talent.

Barry Jay is a seasoned performer around his native County Monaghan and has toured extensively nationwide. He has also played prominent Dublin venue’s including Whelans, The Mercantile, The Workmans and The Button Factory. He has played support to artists such as Paddy Casey, Jack L, Hudson Taylor and Gavin Glass among many more.

Barry’s debut solo release “This Way Up” received critical acclaim nationally, and helped him gain an international fanbase. He is now touring the eagerly anticipated second EP “Tried and Treasured”.

Debut EP "This Way Up" released in April 2015
https://itunes.apple.com/ie/album/this-way-up-ep/id986829355

WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT BARRY JAY??

"I love Falling Moon...
it's the perfect late night track that should be heard in broad daylight too!"
- Fiachna Ó Braonáin (Radio Broadcaster - RTÉ Radio1 & TV Broadcaster, Member of Hothouse Flowers)

“Barry’s Confident debut EP showcases a blend of rhythmic folk with an alt rock edge. His energetic live shows range from fully charged rock outs to memorable thoughtful piano compositions. A must see!”
- Dave Marron (Carrickmacross Arts Festival)

"Fantastic EP Launch of This Way Up. It was a pleasure to have you perform at Íontas. A highly anticipated gig that did not disappoint!"
- Iontas Theatre, Castleblayney

"Barry Jay Hughes' music is a fluid stream of free-flowing consciousness that is all but guaranteed to resonate with a huge fan base."
- Casey Ryan - Host of the Cutting Room Floor Podcast

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Upcoming Gigs

  26 Aug 2017 19:30 Fiddlers Bistro, Main Street, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan   Dine & Chill with Barry Jay    
  2 Sep 2017 22:00 The Wishing Well Bar, Main Street, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan   Barry Jay Live    
  3 Sep 2017 19:00 Dingle Whiskey Bar, 44 Nassau Street, Dublin   Whiskey & Tunes    
  9 Sep 2017 22:00 Terry's Bar, Market Street, Monaghan   Barry Jay Live    
  16 Sep 2017 22:00 Boylans Bar & Market Street Bistro, 29 Market Street, Ardee, Co. Louth   Barry Jay Live    
  23 Sep 2017 22:00 The Wishing Well Bar, Main Street, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan   Barry Jay Live    
  30 Sep 2017 19:30 Fiddlers Bistro, Main Street, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan   Dine & Chill with Barry Jay    
  1 Oct 2017 20:00 Boylans Bar & Music Venue, Main Street, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan   Barry Jay Live    
  21 Oct 2017 22:00 Boylans Bar & Market Street Bistro, 29 Market Street, Ardee, Co. Louth   Barry Jay Live    
  28 Oct 2017 22:00 Treacys Hotel, Kingscourt Road, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan   Barry Jay Live    
  11 Nov 2017 22:00 Boylans Bar & Market Street Bistro, 29 Market Street, Ardee, Co. Louth   Barry Jay Live    
  12 Nov 2017 20:00 Boylans Bar & Music Venue, Main Street, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan   Barry Jay Live    
  25 Nov 2017 22:00 The Wishing Well Bar, Main Street, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan   Barry Jay Live    
  2 Dec 2017 22:00 Treacys Hotel, Kingscourt Road, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan   Barry Jay Live    
  3 Dec 2017 20:00 Boylans Bar & Music Venue, Main Street, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan   Barry Jay Live    
  23 Dec 2017 22:00 Boylans Bar & Market Street Bistro, 29 Market Street, Ardee, Co. Louth   Barry Jay Live