This Edinburgh-born, Belfast-bred journalist was educated from primary to post-graduate diploma level via Dundela Primary School, Strandtown Primary School, Methodist College Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster.
He holds a BSocSci in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.
Interests include crime fiction, classic cars, rock music, the (mis)fortunes of Aston Villa Football Club and serving at the pleasure of his rescue cat, Lola.
Today Ali Barter – McHugh’s, Belfast Damien O’Kane, Ron Block – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Trish Clowes – The Black Box, Belfast Search Party – Voodoo, Belfast The Hillbilly Moon Explosion – Ardhowen, Enniskillen Saturday October 5 Good Cop Bad Cop – Voodoo, Belfast The Sherlocks – Oh Yeah, Belfast The Hillbilly Moon Explosion – The Black Box, Belfast The Academic – The Guildhall, Derry John Power (Cast) – Skylite Room, Warrenpoint Sunday October 6 Little Mix – SSE Arena, Belfast Wookalily – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Monday October 7 Little Mix – SSE Arena, Belfast The Divine Comedy – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Wednesday October 9 Judith Owen – The Black Box, Belfast The Academic – The Empire, Belfast Thursday October 10 Jake Clemons – The Empire, Belfast Eric Bell – The Black Box, Belfast Lonesome George – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Le Boom – The Duke of York, Belfast Friday October 11 Lazy Day – McHugh’s, Belfast No Hot Ashes – Oh Yeah, Belfast Ye Vagabonds, Brigid Mae Power – Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast Tour Alaska, King Cedar, Ciara O'Neill etc – Voodoo, Belfast Landless, Ex-Isles – First Presbyterian Church, Rosemary St, Belfast Saturday October 12 Pauline Scanlon and The Whileaways – Bird On The Wire: Leonard Cohen Songbook, The Empire, Belfast The Orphan Brigade – The Black Box, Belfast Kneecap – The Limelight, Belfast THVS, Calling All Horses, Fagash McCann – Voodoo, Belfast Daoirí Farrell – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Search Party – Sandinos, Derry Sunday October 13 Little Mix – SSE Arena, Belfast David C Clements – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast Paul Carrack – Millennium Forum, Derry Monday October 14 Flash Harry, Sweet Trev & The Blue Notes, Sam Davidson’s Taste etc – A Night For Billy McCoy, The Empire, Belfast Tuesday October 15 Chris De Burgh – The Waterfront Hall, Belfast Wednesday October 16 Hot Chip – The Limelight, Belfast Two Door Cinema Club, Pillow Queens, The Wha – The Telegraph Building, Belfast Thursday October 17 Rory Nellis, Joel Harkin – Voodoo, Belfast Keywest – The Limelight 2, Belfast Jesse Terry, Emma Stevens, Matt McGinn – American Bar, Belfast .
HI KEVIN, what can you tell us about your current live show, Guru? Is it a sequel of sorts to your meditation and mindfulness themed tour Saying Yes To Yes, which also featured Guru McAleer? Yeah, it's the further adventures of the Guru.