Ultan Conlon - new album in the works

Loughrea singer-songwriter is joined by former members of Nicklecreek and Iron & Wine on new record

Ultan Conlon, catching some sunlight on a rooftop in LA.

Ultan Conlon, catching some sunlight on a rooftop in LA.

ULTAN CONLON has just finished recording his new album in Los Angeles, and kept very good company while doing so, working with former members of Nicklecreek and Iron & Wine.

The album, entitled There's A Waltz, will be released in spring 2020. It was produced by Sean Watkins of acclaimed American folk/trad bands Nicklecreek and The Watkins Family Hour.

Other members of The Watkins Family Hour, including Sara Watkins (Nicklecreek, I’m With Her ), Sebastian Steinberg (Iron & Wine, Neil Diamond ), Don Heffington (Bob Dylan, Lone Justice ), Gabe Witcher (Punch Brothers ), and Rich Hinman (kd lang, St Vincent ), also perform on the record. It is currently being mixed in Nashville by Collin Dupuis (The Black Keys, Dr John, Lana del Ray ).

Ultan will play songs from the new album, as well as songs from his back catalogue, in The Black Gate Cultural Centre, St Francis Street, on Sunday November 10. Tickets are €15.

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