On Wewdnesday night 11/12/14 Some Good Craic will be celebrating its 100th Episode with a tribute to Black 47 .
Black 47 plays their final show on November 15th at BB Kings in Times Square after 25 years of entertaining the world.
and on this 100th episode Larry Kirwan will be calling in to the show. I'll be chatting with Larry and playing Black 47 tunes all night long. It'll be a 3 hour show with Jonny Ra calling in as well.
Larry Kirwan is the leader, singer/guitarist and composer for the Irish-American rock band Black 47. Black 47 has released thirteen CDs for both major and independent labels. The band has appeared on Leno, Letterman and O’Brien and been profiled in most major magazines and newspapers in the US.
He has written twelve plays and musicals, five of which are collected in the book Mad Angels. Liverpool Fantasy, his best known play, has been produced Off-Broadway and at the Dublin Theatre Festival.
He has also written a novel version of Liverpool Fantasy (translated into Japanese, Spanish and Greek), and a memoir Green Suede Shoes. Rockin’ The Bronx, his latest novel, was recently published in the US and UK.
Kirwan hosts and produces Celtic Crush for SiriusXM Satellite Radio and writes a weekly column for the Irish Echo. A political activist, he has long been involved in Irish and American causes.
His dramatic musical, Hard Times, with re-imagined versions of Stephen Foster songs, was the critical hit of the 2012 First Irish Theatre Festival and will re-open in the fall of 2013.