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Pierce Turner & Philip Glass - video for album opener
The Wexford songwriter is beginning to turn heads with a superb new record...
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 20 Aug 2012
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2009-11-06 - News
Pierce Turner has been confirmed to perform at Carnegie Hall on February 26th, 2010.
2009-10-27 - News
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2009-08-06 - News
Pierce Turner is to perform his 2001 album 3 Minute World in its entirety for the time ever at The Courtyard Piano Bar in Leixlip, Co Kildare on Thursday July 30.
2009-07-28 - News
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2009-06-24 - News
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2009-06-04 - News
New York-based Pierce Turner is returning to Ireland for dates in the summer following a successful series of parlour gigs at his Manhattan home.
2009-04-14 - News
Pierce Turner has added a date at the Old College Bar, University College Cork on January 29.
2009-01-21 - News
Pierce Turner will play a springtime show in New York city with acclaimed US composer Philip Glass.
2009-01-08 - News
Pierce Turner has added a free gig at the Blackhorse Inn on Main Street, Cavan town this Wednesday.
2008-12-01 - News
Manhattan-based artist Pierce Turner has added a date in Cork to those already planned for Dublin and Wexford.
2008-11-10 - News
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2008-09-25 - News
Wexford singer Pierce Turner has released a five-track EP, Catch A Wave.
2008-07-16 - News
Pierce Turner is back on home turf this summer, playing Whelan's on June 28
2008-06-09 - News
Turner calls for fans submissions for video single
2008-04-29 - News
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2007-08-21 - News
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2005-12-01 - News
Uncompromisingly quirky and at times downright odd, Turner has always been refreshingly honest and true to his skewed musical vision. His brand of artisitic singularity has come with a price and though he has been churning out album after album to growing acclaim, commercial success has eluded him.
2005-03-16 - REVIEW
Wexford maverick Pierce Turner returns to the fray in March with his new album, The Boy To Be With.
2005-01-17 - News
Forget Madison Square Garden or the Budokhan, the prestige place to kick off your 2004 World Tour is Mr & Mrs Byrne's lounge in Cullenogue, Gorey, County Wexford.
2004-02-03 - News
In what may very well be an Irish first, Pierce Turner is planning a nationwide tour of fan's houses.
2004-01-06 - News
This time he appeared with a string quartet, a sprinkling of keyboards, backing tapes and his various guitars, for a gig that was more restrained than usual.
2003-08-08 - REVIEW
Voice decidedly on the mend, Pierce Turner announces whistle-stop nationwide tour
2003-05-26 - News
Professional expat-Irishman and celebrity table-jumper Pierce Turner plays February shows in Wexford and Dublin
2003-01-10 - News
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