FOLK-based pop/rock performer Mundy will play a gig at the Whale Theatre in Greystones on Saturday, July 2 at 8 p.m. His support act on the night will be Wicklow singer-songwriter and producer Jack Joyce.
Hailing from Birr in Co Offaly, Mundy has released eight albums, setting up his own independent label ‘Camcor Records’ in 2000. He is known for tunes such as ‘July’ and his rendition of ‘Galway Girl’, which also features the Irish traditional musician Sharon Shannon.
It was his single ‘To You I Bestow’ from his 1996 debut album ‘Jelly Legs’ that catapulted Mundy to global attention, however, after it was licenced to appear on the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’. This Mundy track went on to sell 11 million copies.
Mundy’s music has enabled him to travel the world supporting the likes of Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Lucinda Williams, Emmylou Harris, R.E.M, Oasis, White Stripes, and the Pogues. Mundy was also invited to perform in the White House for then President Barrack Obama as part of St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
For details about the gig, see whaletheatre.ie.