Irish alt-rock artist Marc O’Reilly is renowned as an explosive live performer with stunning guitar playing, emotive husky vocals and gritty yet heart warming lyrics.
His live sets cross many genres including rock, blues, folk and even jazz and he is accumulating an ever increasing loyal following across Europe with appearances at many high profile festivals such as Glastonbury, Electric Picnic, The Great Escape, Eurosonic, Reeperbahn, Danrouter etc.
Marc has released 4 albums to date, ‘My Friend Marx’, ‘Human Herdings’, ‘Morality Mortality’ and most recently ‘L’Etre Politique’ and has enjoyed international success with his tracks streamed over 2 million times on Spotify, the songs ‘Bleed’ and ‘Healer’ featured on the soundtrack of the movie ‘Whatever Happens’ and US TV series ‘Salvation’.
As if that wasn’t enough, Marc has also provided guest vocals with MOBO winning UK act Kairos 4tet, recorded at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios, received 4 star reviews from Mojo, The Independent and Guardian and performed a live BBC Maida Vale session for the Jamie Cullum Show on BBC Radio 2.
"O’Reilly crafts his eclectic sound with no hint of affectation and imbues it with the kind of purity of emotional expression that proves genuinely moving in its sincerity.” – next2shine.com
'Great unsigned artist with soul and heartfelt emotion by the truckload' – Recordoftheday
‘Spectacular Tallent’ – Jamie Cullum (BBC Radio 2)
'A stunning set of tunes’– R2 Magazine