Posts by: Ger Wolfe

New Album ‘The Morning Star’ is about to be released

Posted on: 24 October, 2020

We are just pure delighted to be welcoming the release of Ger’s newest recording here at Raggedy Records, the radically independent record label.

The Morning Star ‘ is Ger’s most poetically beautiful album to date. At times heart wrenchingly tragic yet also tender and gentle, Ger takes us on a trip through the contemporary world beset by despair and paints it with the bright colours of hope. Exploring themes like migration, memory, childhood, loss and Hope this is a collection of life-affirming songs, expressing the brightest vision of the human spirit in Covid times of dark despair. Songs like ‘Colder than the Winter’ and ‘The last Rose of Summer’, songs of forced migration are set alongside hope-filled numbers like ‘I am a wave’ and ‘I see the new moon’. All is beautiful, from the sparse and glittering accompaniment and the watchful production of Amhlaíobh Mc Sweeney who has worked on the project from the very beginning.

Keep supporting independent musicians and Pre-order your copy now from www.gerwolfe.com/store

Apple time

Posted on: 23 September, 2020

Welcome to a short autumnal blog and a little update of what I’ve been up to musically over the last while. Social media wise I’ve been playing a few times every week, The main concert every Friday evening at 7 p.m. for an hour on Facebook live, with a shorter lunchtime concert at 12.30 mid-day each Wednesday on my Youtube channel and my regular ‘Sunday Paper’ also on facebook every Sunday, just a song or maybe two!. Thanks to everyone who has tuned in to any of the gigs and those who are able to contribute via www.paypal.me/gerwolfemusic or by getting virtual online tickets from the store page here.It’s great to have support from various corneres of the spherical globe throughout all of the time of the lockdown which has driven all of my gig work online, apart from one outdoor concert in August at the brilliant venue that is Levis’; Corner House in Ballydehob.

I will shortly have news of a forthcoming album which is called ‘The Morning Star’, We’ve been busily working away at it here in Raggedy Record Headquarters since July ands really enjoying the collaboration with the brilliant engineer and producer Leevy… It won’t be long now.

Please keep in touch and don’t hesitate in sending a request for a favourite song or two through facebook or twitter or even instagtram or by e.mail to gerwolfe@gmail.com

Thanks for continuing to support these independent musical ventures and take care of yourselves.

Newly re-opened Website & Online Concerts

Posted on: 3 July, 2020

Welcome to the newly rebuilt website, It was closed for repairs there for a little while but back in action again, a bit of tasty carpentry around the side walls and all weather proof and ready to set sail once again.

Please feel free to tune in to my Friday night  7 p.m.  live stream gigs on Facebook. I know it’s not everybody’s favourite  media platform but for this Covid moment it is where many of us musicians are playing live. It keeps me going musically and I really appreciate everyone’s support. Online virtual optional tickets are available from the store here from just €5 or there is a virtual paypal contributions button www.paypal.me/gerwolfemusic

More importantly than that I have been singing my head off, going through an album of mine each week and this week I’m onto the greatest hits ‘Melody Bright and The Favourite Sparrow’.

I’ve enjoyed the trip through the albums and I’ve also been doing new material each week. The videos are still up there for now on my facebook page but will be taken them down again after a while so tune in while you can and please share with your friends and/or enemies too.

I have some interesting New projects in the pipeline including the performance on-line of a newly commissioned work about forced migration called  ‘The Scattering’, which is very kindly funded by the Arts Council. New songs on an unfortunately age-old situation, the movement of people across the face of the earth.

Please keep listening and supporting independent artists !