Win Nick’s Free Tix


Bill Callahan

One of the most eagerly awaited shows of the year is undoubtedly Bill Callahan in Dublin’s Vicar Street on September 29.

The artist formerly known as Smog and later [Smog] is considered one of the finest songwriters of his generation and fans will be itching to hear songs from his new double album Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest up close and personal.

To be in with a chance to win two tickets to the show simply tell us your favourite song by Smog or Bill Callahan and why.

Lines close at 2.30pm.

Nick says: Good luck!

Bill Callahan

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12 thoughts on “Win Nick’s Free Tix

  1. Ross Gaynor

    One Fine Morning from Apocalypse.

    It shows the beautiful timbre to his voice in the most mature way yet. The lyrics are beautiful, the arrangement with the jingling piano is gorgeous. The whole thing is comforting as a blanket. It’s rare that a 9minute song, as simple as this can keep you engaged for the entire length of it, but this does it beautifully.

  2. Sarah Kennedy

    My favourite Smog song is ‘Rock Bottom Riser’. One of my children had died a few years previously and I was trying to come to terms with the loss. I remember having a very dark day and then I heard this song and it gave me hope and reminded me to reach out to my loved ones for support. I’m doing okay now but I always thank this song for lifting me on that dark day and reminding me to reach out to others when feeling despair.

    1. Niall Crumlish

      I hope Bill Callahan gets to read your powerful & moving comment Sarah. For a listener to get that kind of connection and solace from a song must be the highest achievement a musician can imagine, and I’m sorry for your loss and glad you are doing OK.

  3. millie st murderlark

    I literally just bought tickets to this.

    I’m so excited. My favourite song is America. It was the song that led me to listen to every one of his albums.

    1. Bertie Theodore Alphege Blenkinsop

      Armed with this knowledge I shall too. It’s a long shot admittedly….

  4. Jade

    Every funeral I go to now I have my favourite Dress Sexy at my Funeral stuck in my head.
    I also love the part he sings on my favourite Joanna Newsom song, Only Skin.

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