Fernando Viciconte at Phil Grimes Pub.

Thu, 09 Feb 2017
20:00 - 23:00

Argentinian singer songwriter Fernando, now residing in Portland Oregon will be returning to Europe to support Mark Eitzel and will play this very rare solo headline show in Waterford. He will be performing songs from his catalogue, his current album Leave The Radio On and new ep Save Me. Fernando has previous played sold out shows at Kilkenny Festival and toured Europe with his friends Richmond Fontaine, Dan Stuart and The Delines

Fernando Viciconte-the 2016 Oregon Music Hall of Famer with twenty years of local and national acclaim under his belt-crawls from the wreckage of the recent past unbowed, bruised but unbroken. He has survived major surgery for a throat condition and thus what could have been existential silence for ‘that voice’. It’s a voice that caused countless rags like Billboard, Magnet, Paste, The Oregonian, No Depression (and on and on) plus fellow musicians like Peter Buck from REM, Don Dixon, and Steve Wynn to rave wildly about the feeling it evokes when he’s singing his songs of dark despair and faint hope. These rock n roll laments, in both Spanish and English have captured the imaginations of his hometown for seven records, countless compilations, and memorable shows. Now Fernando–and ‘that voice’ –has emerged stronger than ever with a full-length LP entitled “Leave the Radio On”, produced with Luther Russell (Fever the Ghost, Richmond Fontaine) & Mike Coykendall (M.Ward, She and Him) and led off by his first 45 release ever, “The Dogs b/w “Donna (The Pride Of Topeka)’ as well as several major upcoming tours. The new album features a virtual who’s who of Portland’s finest musicians, including Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey of REM and members of M.Ward, Elliott Smith, Richmond Fontaine and The Delines. This is a new chapter in Viciconte’s ever-evolving musical trajectory, a career marked by creative integrity and an almost painful honesty which attracts fans from high and low that still believe in the redemptive power of rock and roll. And ‘that voice’.

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Last update 10/02/2017

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Phil Grimes

John's Street waterford, Waterford, Ireland

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