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Songs of Love So Cruel

Irish native Ultan Conlon takes his unique brand of folkrock stateside this summer with the release of new album 'Songs of Love So Cruel' planned for July 29th. This is Ultan's second offering and is being released in the U.S. through Unleashed Music in Los Angeles. The album will be available on the website (, iTunes, and at various live performances from the man himself in New York, Los Angeles and Austin, Texas over the coming months.

'Songs For Amy' distribution deal

'Songs For Amy' Distribution Deal

The feature film 'Songs For Amy' featuring 6 of Ultan's original songs, and a score composed with guitarist Eoin McCann will be getting a theatrical release in IMC cinemas throughout Ireland in May

Eddi Reader Support Tour

Eddi Reader Support Tour

Ultan will be joining the talented Eddi Reader for numerous dates on her Irish tour this February

For more information visit show page by clicking here.

Ultan Conlon December gigs

Ultan Embarks On December Gigs

Ultan will be playing some more concerts this December

For more information on the gigs click here.

Patty Griffin

Supporting Patty Griffin this November

Ultan is happy to announce that he is opening for Grammy award winner, Patti Griffin this November. Patty is known for her stripped-down songwriting style and is a member of Robert Plants 'Band Of Joy'

For more information on the gigs click here.

Songs For Amy

Songs For Amy


'Songs for Amy' will play at the Hollywood Film Festival on Saturday 19th October 4.45pm at Arclight Cinema in Hollywood California. The after party will feature live music from the songwriters and musicians Ultan Conlon, Jim McKee and The Alabama 3.

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Ultan Conlon new album

Songs of Love So Cruel

New album to be launched September 27th

The second album from Ultan Conlon is out on September 27th on DarkSideOut Records. Available worldwide for download on Itunes and CD shipping from Shop. Ultan is delighted to announce the first long player since 2009's debut album 'Bless Your Heart'.

"I set out to make a cohesive piece taking the title from a line from the first track written for the album. I had to stick to my plan, which at times was tricky but by the end extremely satisfying. I'm delighted to have it finished and to put it out for people to hear. Over the course of writing and recording SOLSC I listened to very little music.

Anything that I did listen to was from a bygone age, such as Elvis, Roy Orbison and lots of country music. I had a great time writing this album and recording it with some great musicians, in particular Eoin McCann. To finish it off, it made perfect sense to bring my recordings to Sheffield for Colin Elliot to mix (Richard Hawley producer- engineer)".

Upcoming Gigs

Friday 29/09/17

Backstage Theater, Longford. Special Guest to Mary Coughlan INFO

Friday 06/10/17

mermaid Arts Center, Wicklow. Special Guest to Mary Coughlan INFO

Tuesday 10/10/17

The Limelight, Belfast. Special Guest to Lindsay Ell INFO

Wednesday 11/10/17

The Academy, Dublin. Special Guest to Linsay Ell INFO

Saturday 14/10/17

Town Hall, Westport. Special Guest to Mary Coughlan INFO

Saturday 21/10/17

The Venue, Ratoath. Special Guest to Mary Coughlan INFO

Friday 26/10/17

Dunamaise Arts Center, Portlaois. Special Guest to Mary Coughlan INFO

Saturday 27/10/17

Roscommon Arts Center, Roscommon. Special Guest to Mary Coughlan INFO

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