Eddie Delahunt

Eddie Delahunt

Date: Sept 04, 2022
Time: 12:30 PM
Not long after wandering musician Eddie Delahunt mustered out of the Irish Merchant Marine, he caught the big immigration wave to America. Lo and behold, the Dublin boy washed up in landlocked Missouri! Delahunt knew nary a soul when he arrived in America in 1989, with rucksack in hand and guitar over his shoulder. But the natives were starving for new and younger sounds from the country of their grandparents. A two-week gig at Harling's Pub in Kansas City turned into a hundred gigs. The gigs turned into CDs, parades, regional festivals and radio shows. Eddie's workingman concoction of traditional Irish ballads, energized guitar riffs, and original lyrics and tunes have made him an adopted native son and something of a household name in and around Kansas City (if your household includes pictures of the Pope and Jack Kennedy).
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