THE HOUSE THAT HORSE BUILT
(LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN)
The new CD from Joe Hurley and Colum McCann is now available!
Drop by The Rogue's March MySpace page.
“Today is the closest we've been to Christmas all year...”
“One of the most evocative ballads even penned.” - The Irish Voice
Bleeding Claret and Blue
Check out our special West Ham page with photos, lyrics and more.
Drop by the Bleeding Claret and Blue MySpace page.
Shut Up and Drink
“I came away with a new favorite New York band, Rogue's March, whose "Shut Up and Drink" is a sure party anthem for the end of the century.” - The Austin Chronicle
JOE HURLEY’S 19th ANNUAL ALL-STAR IRISH ROCK REVUE HITS THE HIGHLINE !
NYC Stars Sing “THE GREAT IRISH SONGBOOK”
With Rogue’s March & A Cast Of 1000's!
Hosted by Joe Hurley & Edward Rogers
Sat, March 11th, Highline Ballroom
431 West 16th St (Betw 9th & 10th)
Doors Open 6:00pm
Feat: La La Brooks of The Crystals, Tony Winner Michael Cerveris, R&R Hall of Famer Dennis Dunaway of Alice Cooper Group, Laura Cantrell, Ellen Foley & members of The Pogues, Mekons, Dictators, Ian Hunter, Blue Oyster Cult , The Bogmen & dozens more!
For 19 years, NYC singer-songwriter Joe Hurley has saluted his Irish heritage with a blazing musical extravaganza that celebrates Ireland's musical gifts to the world. The All-Star Irish Rock Revue has long been a beloved NYC institution-performing to sold out audiences at Bowery Ballroom, Webster Hall, Lincoln Center & since 2010 at Highline Ballroom
"Joe Hurley's Irish Rock-A-Palooza receives rave reviews every year as the biggest St Pat's party in town. Hurley himself is revered for his soulful baritone " NEW YORK MAGAZINE
Hosted by acclaimed songwriters Edward Rogers & Joe Hurley, The All-Star Irish Rock Revue kicks off at 6:45pm with a mad parade of extraordinary singers taking the stage as dozens of Guest Stars dive into the 'Great Irish Songbook' performing the timeless classics of Thin Lizzy, U2, The Pogues, Van Morrison, The Undertones, SLF, Morrissey, John Lydon, Boomtown Rats, Dubliners, Sinead, Trad beauties & Rebel Songs. From the punk of The Undertones 'Teenage Kicks' to the soul of Van's ' Caravan', the pure rock bliss of Thin Lizzy's 'The Boys Are Back in Town' to the poetry of ' Salley Gardens' & ‘Dirty Old Town’ the songs of the Irish are sung by a wildly diverse group from all cultural backgrounds. Of Ireland... For everyone.
This years 3 1/2 hour concert will celebrate the vital role immigrants have played in the glorious history of this city!
The starry cast are backed by The Revue's sublime All-Star Band
"The All-Star Irish Rock Revue Band also boasts NYC's finest accompanists: drummer Steve Goulding, (Graham Parker, The Mekons) bassist Sal Maida (Roxy Music, Echo & The Bunnymen) Guitarists -M.D.Chris Flynn (Rogue’s March) & Mark Bosch (Ian Hunter), keyboardist Kenny Margolis(Cracker, Rogue’s March) vocalists Tish & Snooky (Blondie) violinist Deni Bonet (REM) & Sax man Stan Harrison (Bowie, Gainsbourg)“ -- THE HUFFINGTON POST
2017 GUEST STARS!
The legendary La La Brooks of The Crystals ( 'Da Doo Ron Ron' ), 2 x Tony Winner Michael Cerveris, Alt-Country Star Laura Cantrell, R&R Hall of Famer Dennis Dunaway of Alice Cooper Group, Cait O'Riordan Of The Pogues, Albert Bouchard of Blue Oyster Cult, Handsome Dick Manitoba of The Dictators, Ellen Foley (Clash, Meatloaf) Hosts Joe Hurley & Edward Rogers, Actor Gerard McNamee, Syrian Folk Singer Tristame, Jim Mastro ( Ian Hunter) Billy Campion Of The Bogmen, Don Fleming (Teenage Fanclub) Sherryl Marshall (Denis Leary), John S Hall of King Missile, Mary Lee Kortes, Tricia Scotti (Ronnie Spector), Jesse Bates of Los Dudes, Al Landess, Jahn Xavier, Richard Dev Greene, Gentleman Jim Noone, Drita Kabashi, Gaz Thomas, Mike Fornatale, Blythe Gruda, Avon Faire & many more TBA!
Expect surprises! Previous unannounced guests incl: Ronnie Spector, Fountains of Wayne, Gogol Bordello, The High Kings, members Of The Rascals, Alice Cooper, Hothouse Flowers & Flogging Molly.
“Anything can happen and usually does at The Irish Rock Revue” -- NEW YORK POST
“Crammed with astonishing talent” -- NY DAILY NEWS
TRIBUTES will be paid to great artists we’ve recently lost in The Irish Arts world: Author/Singer Alphie McCourt, Bill Gerstel of Rogue’s March, Rick Budo (photographer), Frank Murray (Pogues mgr) Adam Roth (Guitarist) - all of whom were involved in the All-Star Irish Rock Revue.
Joe Hurley & Rogue’s March will perform a mini-set within the Concert. The legendary Irish R&R band, soon to announce their 20th Anniv Shows, will feature original members with Steve Goulding replacing the late Bill Gerstel. Rogue’s March are featured on SONY MUSIC’s "Essential Irish Drinking Songs" with Hurley’s ballad "Amsterdam Mistress", alongside classics by the Pogues, Dubliners and the Clancys.
“Rogue’s March are a wildly diverse act that somehow manage to sew threads of country, cabaret & punk into an astonishingly cohesive sound-Showcasing a star-powered frontman in Joe Hurley” -- BILLBOARD
Joe Hurley, Keith Richards & Johnny Depp's 23 CD Box Set 'LIFE' was the winner of 2 Audie Awards, including 'Audiobook Of The Year'. Hurley's CD with National Book Award Winner Colum McCann, ' Let The Great World Spin' was termed 'Magnificent ' NEW YORK POST. Hurley is the Artistic Director of Ourland Fest. The 3 Stage Fest debuted at Lincoln Center, was the subject of 2 PBS Specials, and featured the All Star Irish Rock Revue as its finale. A London-bred, Irish-blooded New Yorker, Hurley leads 2 Bands, Rogue's March & The Gents. He has sung with The Chieftains, Shane MacGowan, Flogging Molly, Marianne Faithfull, PJ Harvey, Prefab Sprout, Judy Collins, Sam Shepard, among many. He has performed at Lincoln Centre, Central Park, Summerstage, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, Warped Tour, Guinness Fleadhs & toured globally.
Widely heralded for the emotive quality of his deep, gravel-tinged baritone, " Joe Hurley is one of the city's deepest pop singers,both in his vocal range and in the level of his soulfulness. His recent interpretation of 'One For My Baby' was mesmerizing" -- THE NEW YORKER
"NYC musical luminary Joe Hurley strikes a chord with audiences across the globe" -- PLAYBACK MAGAZINE
SING AN IRISH CLASSIC FOR JACK
The Irish Rock Revue will be fundraising for Jack Silbert, featuring “Sing an Irish Classic For Jack”. The lucky winner’s name will be drawn from a hat on the night, & will head to the Highline stage to belt out an Irish Rock Classic, backed up by The Mighty All-Star Irish Rock Revue Band!
is a Hoboken writer, editor, emcee, DJ,& music obsessive. His writing has appeared in publications from the NY Times to Weird New Jersey, and he has authored many books for both children and adults. Jack is a frequent volunteer in his community. He has attended every show of The Irish Revue’s 19 year history. Complications from recent surgery resulted in the amputation of both of Jack’s legs below the knee. 100% of all proceeds will go directly to Jack to aid him in his recovery & rehabilitation.
IRR Charity recipients incl: Gilda’s Club, Rockaway Wish, Animal Rescue League, & Save St Brigid’s
Since 2006 The Irish Rock Revue has been sponsored by Gibson Guitars, who custom-made a Tri-Colour Guitar for Hurley. It is the only one in the world and is used on the show closer 'God Save The Queen' by John Lydon.
"As Saint Patrick was deemed the Apostle of Ireland, surely Joe Hurley is the missionary of all things Irish rock ‘n’ roll in New York City. It’s a shame the two never met, as far as I know." --HUFFINGTON POST
"Irish Music fans know that Joe Hurley's All-Star Irish Rock Revue is the hottest ticket around St Patrick's Day in NYC" -- IRISH VOICE
“I recommend the same thing every year because it is clearly the best party of them all. Rogue's March maestro Joe Hurley puts on a raucous show called the All-Star Irish Rock Revue. If you've never been, you've yet to celebrate St Pat's in NYC. It's that simple." -- IRISH VOICE
SUN JULY 29TH 2PM - 10PM @ LINCOLN CENTER
OurLand: Celebrating Irish Culture in America!
The Music, The Bards, The Magic
Artistic Director: Joe Hurley
Presented In Partnership with The Gathering Ireland 2013 and
In Association with The Consulate General Of Ireland
2:00 HEARST PLAZA STAGEGATHERING THE BARDS: FROM GALWAY TO ROCKAWAY
Weaving the art of storytelling with original works and classics, Irish-American culture in verse and song.
5:00 JOSIE ROBERTSON PLAZATHE AULD TRIANGLE
"Nothing but my Genius". Take a wild, magical stroll on Raglan Road. Buskers, poets, painters, dancers will stir your soul. Behan to Beckett, Christy Moore to James Joyce. Bring your voice. Alive-Alive Oh!
6:00 DAMROSCH PARK BANDSHELL
"Thousands Are Sailing"
8pm JOE HURLEY'S ALL-STAR IRISH ROCK REVUE!
7pm JOE HURLEY & THE GENTS
6pm A PARTING GLASS:
Celebrating ALAN LOMAX's work preserving Ireland's Musical Heritage
Visit the NEWS page for archived stories
Keith Richards & Joe Hurley with one of Life's Audie Awards, for " Audiobook of The Year" . Keith has been deservedly winning loads plaudits and prizes for LIFE, incl the recent Norman Mailer Award. Pic taken during rec session for Keith's X-Pensive Winos album. Photo by Jane Rose.
JOE HURLEY TAKES HOME TOP AUDIE AWARD FOR KEITH RICHARDS MEMOIR 'LIFE'
Singer/songwriter Joe Hurley (l) and producer/director Michele McGonigle of Hachette Audio pose for the camera at the 16th Annual Audie Awards held in New York, May 24th, 2011. Hurley accepted two awards for "LIFE" which took home the top award of the evening, "Audio Book of the Year.
LIFE was narrated by Hurley and Johnny Depp and released by Hachette Audio. The audio book captures the rock-n-roll spirit and life of Keith Richards. LIFE competed against The Woody Allen Collection and The Red Pyramid for the prestigious award.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY WEIGHS IN ON "LIFE"
"Given the choice between reading Keith Richards' memoir LIFE or listening to Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley, and Richards breathe LIFE into my ear, there's no contest: The rasping, growling, low-down audiobook is where I want to be, with Johnny, Joe, and Keith contributing their own singular infusions of soul and swagger to an already righteous read..."
JOE HURLEY WINS TWO AUDIE AWARDS!
We are pleased to announce that Joe Hurley won two 2011 Audie Awards - Biography/Memoir and Audiobook of the Year - for his performance on LIFE!
KIND WORDS FROM JIMMY VIVINO
"The voice in my own head was never this hip. It’s Keithian to the tenth degree! Even after reading the book I can go back and listen to Joe again and again… poetry”
– Jimmy Vivino, band leader/music director of the Basic Cable Band on the Conan Show
HURLEY, DEPP, KEITH.... LIFE is Award Nominated!
NYC 4/27 - APA Announces Finalists for Most Prestigious Audies Awards
The Audio Publishers Association has announced three Audies finalists for the prestigious Audiobook of the Year Award. The three titles in the running for Audiobook of the Year are:
Life, by Keith Richards, narrated by Joe Hurley and Johnny Depp.
The Woody Allen Collection, written & narrated by Woody Allen
The Red Pyramid, by Rick Riordan, narrated by Katherine Kellgren, Kevin P. Free
The winners will be announced at the Audies Gala Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at The Times Center in New York City.
2011 AUDIES FINALISTS
March 24, 2011 – The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced nominations for the 2011 Audies® , the only awards program in the USA devoted entirely to honoring spoken word entertainment. Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala on May 24, 2011, at The TimesCenter in New York City.
The 16th Annual Audies Gala and Awards
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
242 West 41st Street
New York, NY 10018
Joe Hurley's 12th Annual All-Star Irish Rock Revue - March 12th NYC
Joe Hurley's 12th Annual All-Star Irish Rock Revue will be held Saturday March 12th at the Highline Ballroom in New York City. Called the "biggest and best St. Pat's Party in NY," (IRISH ECHO), the Irish Rock Revue is a Paddy Rock & Roll Circus! NYC's fines sing Ireland's greatest. The NEW YORK POST raves, "The All-Star Irish Rock Revue is not to be missed!" Tickets now available and will go fast! Get your tickets here.
Confirmed artists: TAMI LYNN (Rolling Stones, Dr John), ASBURY JUKE HORNS, LA LA BROOKS (The Crystals 'Da Do Run Run'), TONY GARNIER (Bob Dylan), DARREN BECKETT (Brandon Flowers - The Killers), JOE PISCOPO, Ellen Foley, Garland Jeffreys, Adam Roth (Denis Leary, Jim Carroll), Ricky Byrd (Joan Jett), Jeff Kazee (SouthSide Johnny), SNL's Christine Ohlman, OSCAR & GRAMMY Winners, TONY Winning Actor MICHAEL CERVERIS, National Book Award Winner COLUM McCANN, plus very special unannounced guests from IRELAND! Many more TBA!
For more information on the 12th Annual All-Star Irish Rock Revue, please click here.
Publishers Weekly - Review On Audiobook
Johnny Depp and Joe Hurley capture Richards's rock 'n' roll spirit in a wise, charming, and textured narration of the famed guitarist's memoir. Tracing Richards's trajectory from boyhood in England through the formation of the Stones to the band's rise to world domination, this audiobook is chock-full of frank revelations... CONTINUE READING THE FULL REVIEW HERE.
Amazon's 'Best of 2010' Announced
LIFE is the #1 Audiobook of the Year!
Read by Joe Hurley, Johnny Depp, and featuring Keith Richards.
Joe Hurley performs "Rockaway" from the forthcoming CD: Live At Joe's Pub, NYC 12.7.2010
JOE HURLEY IN MURPHGUIDE.COM
Joe Hurley is the featured 'Spotlight Artist' at Murphguide. Click here for the interview.
JOE HURLEY IN AUDIOFILE MAGAZINE
Check out the interview/feature of Joe Hurley in AudioFile Magazine. The magazine talks with Joe about his work narrating Keith Richards' memoir, Life.
JOE HURLEY & THE GENTS ANNUAL DECEMBER
SHOW AT JOE'S PUB - NYC
Joe Hurley & The Gents are returning to Joe's Pub on Tuesday Dec. 7th for their annual Holiday Show at the nostalgic Joe's Pub. More details to be announced, including special guests! Buy tickets here!
Click here for more details and very special guest stars! Look for the legendary Tami Lynn (Rolling Stones "Exile on Main Street), Tish & Snooky, and a heartwarming reunion with JF!(Hurley's comrade/guitarist in Rogue's March)
Advance ticket holders enter to win copies of KEITH RICHARD's 'LIFE' Audiobook (read by Joe Hurley, Johnny Depp, Keith Richards)
(A 20 CD Box-Set) Please bring email confirmation for drawing. THE LAST GENTS show for some time! We ope to see you there!
Check Murphguide.com on FRIDAY for more giveaways!
JOE HURLEY reads "LIFE" with JOHNNY DEPP & KEITH RICHARDS
Hachette Audio has announced today that critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Joe Hurley, award-winning actor Johnny Depp, and Keith Richards will read the audiobook edition of Keith's highly anticipated new autobiography "LIFE". The 22 1/2 hour audiobook, (a 20 CD box-set) will be released worldwide by Hachette on Nov 16, 2010.
Joe Hurley in Playback Magazine
"New York City musical luminary Joe Hurley strikes a chord with audiences across the globe."
Click here to read full feature/interview
Celtic Rock Festival and new show
Joe Hurley & Rogue's March will be headlining the annual Celtic Rock Festival on Saturday Oct. 9th.
In other show news - JUST ADDED - Joe Hurley will be the very special guest for Ian Hunter and the Rant Band at NYC's Highline Ballroom on Thursday Nov. 11th.
Joe Hurley being filmed for French Television's "La Grande Librarie" airing in September.
Preview article from Belfast show
New photos posted!
Hurley & Marianne Faithfull in new photos added.
New Shows Announced!
Joe Hurley with IAN HUNTER - Nov. 12th, New Hope PA
WEST BELFAST FEST JULY 30th, with DAMIEN DEMPSEY
Articles & Press page updates
Check out the press page for numerous articles with Joe from the Irish Echo, New York Post, and Asbury Park Press.
Click here to check out Joe Hurley's Audio Portrait! The highly-acclaimed Audio Portraits series gives listeners unique insight into the creative process, as told by the writers themselves.
New show & video added
New photos added
Head over to the photos page to see photos from:
Joe Hurley Joins Ian Hunter onstage for "All the Young Dudes" 5.3.10
Joe Hurley w/ President of Ireland Mary MacALeese 5.31.10
Joe Hosts Galt Macdermott (HAIR composer) Gala Concert with Maude Maggart special guest 5.4.10
Eddie Izzard, Joe Hurley, Stephen Frost at post-show bash at Webster Hall 6.2.10
Also, photos from Joe Hurley singing with Sam Shepard on Bloomsday, Joe Hurley & Colum McCann European Tour & NYC shots, and Joe's Birthday trip to London.
2010 Irish Rock Revue T-shirt
Check out the store and order the limited edition 2010 Irish Rock Revue T-shirt from our friends at Wild Rover Clothing!
Joe Hurley to Host Galt MacDermott (composer of HAIR) Gala Concert & Documentary Film Benefit
Galt & his band will perform a very rare concert! (w/ Bernard Purdy on Drums!) The concert proceeds will benefit the film on Galt's life, currently in post-production. Read the press release here.
11th ANNUAL ALL-STAR IRISH ROCK REVUE
Tickets are now on sale for the 11th Annual All-Star Irish Rock Revue - Sat. March 13th @ HIGHLINE BALLROOM
431 West 16th Street - NYC
Also, group packages for parties of 10 or more will be available! Information coming soon!
NY POST REVIEW 3 1/2 STARS (OUT OF 4!)
The House That Horse Built (Let The Great World Spin) NY Post Jan. 12th Review of Joe Hurley's new CD 3 1/2 stars (out of 4!) by
ALSO AVAILABLE AT CD BABY!
And check out these photos of Joe and Colum from recent performances at Joe's Pub NYC and the European tour!
COLUM McCANN wins National Book of the Year Award!
For Immediate Release
"The House That Horse Built" - new music from Joe Hurley and Colum McCann - CD Release at Joe's Pub, Lafayette Street, New York City - Tuesday Dec. 8th, 2009 - 9:30pm
The House That Horse Built
Now available for download!
"The House That Horse Built" - new music from Joe Hurley is now available for download purchase! AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECritically acclaimed NYC singer/songwriter JOE HURLEY to tour EUROPE with best-selling novelist COLUM McCANN.
Watch the Captain Morgan's Ad
The new Captain Morgan's Rum TV ads started airing featuring Joe singing 'Madcap Tears' from the band's Chaser CD.
Amsterdam Mistress on SONY/LEGACY Compilation
Joe Hurley's ballad "Amsterdam Mistress" is featured on the new SONY/LEGACY Compilation entitled "Whiskey In The Jar: Essential Irish Drinking Songs and Singalongs", released nationwide on Feb 21st. Other bands on the CD include legends like the Dubliners, The Pogues, and The Clancy brothers, so the band is in fantastic company here. "Amsterdam Mistress" was originally released on 'Never Fear', the debut album from Joe and Rogue's March. The IRISH VOICE called it: "One of the most evocative ballads ever penned". Read the official press release.