Billy Kennedy is a singer songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist from Cork City. He has had a long and varied career in music from London based rock band Godot, through
the Dublin and Cork Singer/songwriter scenes. Along the way he has played throughout
Europe and the UK. As a singer and guitarist he has featured with many bands over the
while but now concentrates on performing his own material.
His first solo album 'This Old Life' was very well received. The Evening Echo
described his songs as having;
'a gentle poetic sensibility. Upbeat pop fused with Americana.
'Red FM's Neil Prendeville described it as 'One of the best things around.'
The lead single '25 Ways' received airplay on RTE 1 from John Creedon, Niall Toner, and
He has produced albums by various Irish artists including Dave Murphy, and Martin
Murphy as well as Slovenian songstress Branka, and New Zealands Junior Mike.
Billy released three singles in 2020. The first 'Giants' was supported by concerts in
Camden Fort Meaghar and The Inkwell Theatre before the live music industry had to
He released two other singles that year with 'Sea Creatures' getting on the RTE1
recommends playlist. The song was promoted with an animated video. The final song of
2020 'Angels on Patrick St' was recorded and performed with the Crosshaven Community
Choir with a video highlighting the stunning atmosphere of Crosshaven village.
Billy is back with a new single 'Summertime Somewhere' which is released on August
21st. There will soon be a full length album to follow.