Ciaran Lavery is an Irish award winning, multi-nominated singer-songwriter and musician that has released four albums with over 150 million streams to date. He is currently signed to Nettwerk Music Group and has previously released music with All Points Records (formally Believe Records) and Kartel Music Group.
Lavery’s music has been nominated four times at the NI Music Prize, winning album of the year in 2016, as well as being nominated for the Hot Press Magazine ‘album of the year’ and ‘single of the year’. Previously, he has been named as the Hot Press magazine 'One to Watch’.
He has toured extensively worldwide, with performances at festivals such as Glastonbury, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Zermatt Unplugged, SXSW, M for Montreal, with a particular highlight of being handpicked to play Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion Festival in Texas. Lavery has been invited to play showcases at Disney, Lionsgate, Paste Magazine and Spotify Fans Only in both New York and Boston, as well as touring with the likes of Bear’s Den, William Fitzsimmons, The Low Anthem and opening for KD Lang, Neko Case and Laura Veirs for two sold out shows at the Danforth Music Hall.
He was the voice of the Bushmills x Lowden Guitars collaborative campaign, and also reimagined and recorded the trailer music for ‘The Walking Dead - Saints & Sinners’ video-game.
Lavery is also an accomplished co-writer, working with artists such as Dan Croll, Rosie Carney, Duke Special, Luke Sital Singh, AVEC, Axel Flovent, Joshua Burnside, Joshua James, Charles, Lila Vargen, Niamh Regan and Roe. He co-founded and runs the only songwriting camp in the north of Ireland, ‘Soft Gut Song Camp’.
“super talented” - Clive Anderson
“the sound of a songwriter that is very comfortable in his own skin” - Zane Lowe
“remarkable” - The Independent
“a seriously good songwriter” - Huffington Post