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George Houston

Alternative // Inishowen , Donegal // He/him/his

“has some of the most original and promising sounds out of Ireland at the moment.”

- Hotpress Magazine

“George Houston evokes Bon Iver, Lana Del Rey on debut album Cold Toast”

- Not Bad

"distinctive sound with brooding vocals, airy harmonies and candid lyrics"


“Another star on the rise”

- Donegal News

“Donegal’s rising star”

-Donegal Live

"fantastically original voice"
"a rising star in Irish music"

- Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, RTÉ Folk on One

Donegal singer songwriter George Houston started his music career in September 2020 with his debut single Boo Fucking Hoo. The track had instant local success pushing him to record his debut album Cold Toast followed by his second and third studio albums Undesired and Vehicular Suicide the following years cementing his distinctive sound with brooding vocals, airy harmonies and candid lyrics. The artist has seen traction and a steady growth of listeners across the country and beyond.

George has been played on radio and playlists nationwide that has gained a strong following for the artist with over 280k streams on Spotify and 240k views on YouTube.
Cold Toast was set as Ocean FMs Album of the week and the albums have been played across Ireland on stations like RTÉ Radio One, RTÉ 2XM, Today FM, iRadio, Dublin South FM, Red FM, Dublin digital radio, Dundalk FM, Highland radio, Drive 105, Radio Nova and Shannon Side FM to name a few.

Since the release of his Debut album, the eclectic pop artist has had the opportunity to play at Body and Soul, Whelan's ones to watch, The Regional Cultural Centre, An Grianán Theatre, Buncrana Music Festival, Dunfanaghy Festival, The Earagail Arts Festival, BlackBox Belfast, been long listened for ETC Glastonbury 2024 and played the famous Stendhal Festival with the legendary Sister Sledge and Hayseed Dixies headlining.

Other acts he's had the pleasure of supporting include Joshua Burnside, Duke Special, John Doherty, In Their Thousands, Tramp and the award winning Ciaran Lavery who co-wrote George's first single of 2022 in an exciting collaboration titled ‘Painted Faces’.
The artist has also had the honour of supporting the amazing Hothouse Flowers at their sold out show in Derry December 2022.