Enda McGloin is a singer songwriter from Kinlough, Co. Leitrim in the shadow of the Dartry Mountains on the shores of scenic Lough Melvin. Enda is a prolific songwriter and has also released a collection of poetry ‘A Joyful Sadness’. Two of Enda’s compositions were recorded and released by Inchequin on their album ‘On The Rocky Road’, Enda has performed his songs at gigs and festivals from Aberdeen to Madrid, London to Plzen. He launched his debut release ‘Lucid’ on 20th of April with a concert in the Church of Ireland Kinlough, where a packed room was treated to an extraordinarily tight ten-piece band with Enda’s powerful lyrical imagery and evocative melodies delivered with energy and no shortage of musical talent to an enthralled audience. A night to remember with much more to come.
Enda McGloin Concert Press Release
A concert to launch “Lucid”, the eagerly awaited debut collection of songs by poet and musician, took place on the 20th April at the Church of Ireland, Main Street, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. A treat for the eyes and ears was delivered as the beautiful and hallowed building played host to some of the most gifted musicians and exciting original music inspired by, sculpted through and crafted in the North West.
Opening the night Mohill man, Ronan Gallagher and Band performed songs from his forthcoming album; a mix of 60s, pop/rock and country blues with truthful lyric and swinging tunes.
Then Kinlough native, Enda McGloin took to the stage to perform songs from “Lucid”, a mix of melodic alternative folk and vivid storytelling, with imagery harking back to ballads of old with a contemporary sound. The poet’s lyric is layered with rich imagery and thoughtful reflection, mirrored by the songwriter’s powerful evocative melodies.
Accompanied by a host of talent including Henry Pierce, Kit Good, Luke Devaney, Marc Geagan, Jason Paul Kelly, Jessie Whitehead, Niamh Currid, James McNamee and Sean Reynolds. With guitars, piano, mandolin, violins, dobro, bass and percussion, the ten-piece ensemble filled the room with beautiful melodies, harmonies, exquisite musicianship and driven energy, complementing the surrounds to give a complete and enthralling musical experience.