James Keegan is a singer-songwriter from the South of Ireland. Rooted in acoustic/folk pop, James conveys an easy listening atmosphere.
James’ debut single Learning to Smile was a great success, charting at No.4 in the iTunes Charts in Ireland along with getting great radio play. Music Crowns described it as a “great example of a debut track for any new artist reading.” The song also got added to multiple Spotify playlists such as playlists by entertainment giants Live Nation.
Take Me Home, James’ second single, was released in April of 2023, with it charting at No.1 in the iTunes Charts in Ireland along with No.1 in the iTunes Pop Charts in Ireland. Take Me Home is one of James’ more personal songs, as it’s a song about feeling homesick. It’s one of those songs James had played every gig in venues such as Whelans, Cyprus Avenue, Coughlans and The White Horse. Keep an eye out on James’ social media for regular gig updates along with new music!
James is supporting Lisa McHugh in Cyprus Avenue on the 22nd of April. This is a gig not to be missed!
"Like Dermot Kennedy who came before him, James is a man with a guitar against the world. An interesting listen for sure" - Music Crowns
"James has a powerful voice with a great rasp in it" - Damien Dempsey