Grainne Hunt is a contemporary folk singer and songwriter, raised in Monaghan and based in Kildare. With consistently on-point, captivating vocals and well-honed, insightful songs, Grainne has shared stages with Glen Hansard and Mark Geary and has been compared to vocal icons Tracy Chapman and Nathalie Merchant.
Having just returned from Nashville, with a new record, 'This Secret', in her pocket, Grainne is working towards it's release in September 2019. First single Breathe will be released on 24th May. Recorded with Thomm Jutz (Nanci Griffith, Maura O’Connell) and featuring the skills of Mark Fain (Ry Cooder) on bass and Lynn Williams (John Hiatt) on drums, it is already gaining attention in the US.
April 2019 has also seen the release of an Irish folk album, Songs from Ireland, recorded with award winning guitarist Brendan Walsh. Recorded earlier this year in Soundville Studios Luzern, including songs Buachaill on Eirne and Raglan Road.
'The Words of it all'....breathtakingly beautiful' Dan Hegarty, 2FM
'Love mini album 'Firing Pin'... Mark it down as one to nab' ‘her debut release is hewn out of a subtle special talent’ Tony Clayton Lea, Irish Times
'how I feel when I listen to Joni Mitchell or Mic Christopher's Skylarkin'' Remy's Music and Film
|18 Jul 2019||20:00||The Balor Theatre, Main St, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal||Gráinne Hunt - Live at the Ghostlight Sessions|
|24 Jul 2019||17:00||International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia||Gráinne Hunt - Open Air Concert|
|25 Jul 2019||20:00||Arte Hotel, Vienna, Austria||Gráinne Hunt - The Artist's Place|
|16 Oct 2019||20:00||Grateful Fred's, Merseyside, UK||Gráinne Hunt - Live at Grateful Fred's|
|18 Oct 2019||18:00||Café #9, Sheffield, UK||Gráinne Hunt - Live at Café #9|
|19 Oct 2019||20:00||West Kirby Arts Centre, West Kirby, UK||Gráinne Hunt - Live at West Kirby Arts|