Maeve O'Boyle from Glasgow, Scotland with The Hazy Maidens
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Maeve O’Boyle is a singer/songwriter from Glasgow, Scotland known for having a phenomenal voice as well as a gifts of song writing.
Performing music from an early age, Maeve was already an established face on the Glasgow music scene by the age of 15 but first came to most peoples attention when she won a ‘Danny’ after appearing on the Danny Kyle stage at Celtic Connections in 2006. Later that year she also won the Daily Record’s ‘Search For A Star’. Maeve has never looked back!
In 2009 Maeve recorded her debut album All My Sins with legendary producer Calum Malcolm and hit the road to promote the record. Her tours included opening spots for Martyn Joseph, JJ Cale, The Mercurymen, Eleanor McEvoy and Sandi Thom to name a few. The following year, Maeve was invited to sing for Pope Benedict XVI at Bellahouston Park in front of 100,000 people. Last December she was invited to perform at the White House after they saw her Brothers In Arms video on YouTube.
Brothers in Arms from Maeve new album Being Patient is out now. The single is released as a download only with all profits from its sale being donated to the charity Combat Stress. The song was inspired by Maeve’s meeting with an ex-soldier and the effects of his experience while serving in the forces. Maeve’s Being Patient tour takes her across the UK, Europe and North America.
The Hazy Maidens (Amy McCann, Julie McCann) are a Guelph folk duo who perform their originals as well as unique covers to audiences throughout southern Ontario.
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