Programme of Events


Paul Casey

One of the Top Acts in Derry. Said James O’Donnell of Spring Tides “It’s mad that Paul Casey will be playing in Moville”.

Paddy Nash

Again one of the top acts in Derry and further afield. Paddy often plays with his band The Enchiladas at various festivals.

Simon Peters

Simon Peters and his song The Swing

Simon Peters and his song The Swing

Simon is only 16 but is already a major country music singer and songwriter. He has appeared on the Late, Late Toy Show performing one of his own songs. He was the youngest person ever to be invited to play in Nashville, appearing on the 2nd oldest radio station in the world which goes out to millions of Americans.

One of his own songs, released last year has had 67,000 hits on YouTube and a duet he played and sang with John Hogan has had 265,000 hits. This is an opportunity for Movillians to see a young country star who is fast climbing the ladder.

Jim McClean

Jim plays the Belfast circuit and has performed at major festivals in both England and Ireland. In his own words:-

“My name is Jim McClean. I am a musician songwriter and poet living between Belfast and Castlerock. I write and produce my own music and have a couple of CD albums available now both in shops and online. I have been playing festivals and other venues and most recently played  events in Walsall and Birmingham in England.”

Lawrence Hackett

Lawrence Hackett who won at the Sean Ti

Lawrence Hackett who won at the Sean Ti

Lawrence won our Songwriter Contest 3 or 4 years ago with his song “When Do We Fall” and is back playing in the Sean Ti for the first time since then.

Easy Street Pickings

This is one of the up and coming bands playing in Derry with some great songs. It is the frontman and songwriter of the band who is appearing. Said ‘Easy’ “I play a folk-style original set. My original hero is Bob Dylan, himself, and I come from Armagh.

Matthew Brown

A young singer from Derry who is making waves and writing great songs. A star of the Weekly Songwriter Nights in Derry.

Spring Tides

Spring Tides have a huge following in Moville and beyond there too and are writing some great songs at the moment. They always attract a good crowd.

Leo McCauley

Leo is about to release a CD of all his best tracks. Leo is an accomplished singer / songwriter with some great ballads.

Local Acts

A number of local acts will be appearing along with the above including ones like Shaun ‘Hiboy’ McLaughlin especially in the afternoon gigs. If you can play, come along and take a slot.


Friday Night at The Clock

9:45 – Thomas John

10:30 – Paul Casey

11:15 – Spring Tides

Saturday Afternoon at McGettigan’s

3pm – Open Mic

4:15pm – Jim McClean

5pm – Simon Peters

6pm – Open Mic

Saturday Night at The Sean Ti

9:30pm – Leo McCauley

10pm – Matthew Brown

10:30pm – Easy Street Pickings

11pm – Lawrence Hackett

Sunday Afternoon at Secret Location

3pm start with local acts

6pm – Paddy Nash

7pm – Local acts