• EP Stream: Hannah McPhillimy – Freedom Songs

    Six months on from her Freedom Songs event in November last year, Northern Irish singer-songwriter Hannah McPhillimy has released a three-track EP of the same name. Fully a cappella, the three tracks – including a cover of spiritual ‘Wade In The Water’ – brilliantly illustrate McPhillimy’s vocal range and tonal ingenuinity. The EP, which you can stream/purchase via Bandcamp below, will see all proceeds going to anti-slavery charity No More Traffik. Read James Magill’s review of McPhillimy’s Freedom Songs at Crumlin Gaol here. Freedom Songs by Hannah McPhillimy

  • Hannah McPhillimy: Freedom Songs @ Crumlin Road Gaol

    Belfast Music Week has been host to many an interesting gig this year, from bookstores to bars, from balconies to boats, there doesn’t seem to be a shortage of quirky or fascinating venues, and now Hannah McPhillimy finds herself playing at The Crumlin Road Gaol. In conjunction with No More Traffik, ‘Freedom Songs’ is less of a traditional performance for the Belfast based singer/songwriter and more of an interactive journey through history. Tonight’s show is down in the depths of the now renovated and rejuvenated jail where Hannah uses all three corners of the triangular room to tell a capella…