Hailing from Dublin Ireland, Richard Farrell is a singer, pianist, guitarist and producer.
An intuitive, thoughtful and soulful musician, the sensitive kind....
Richard now currently lives in Copenhagen honing his craft.
Taking the nectar from blues, latin and funk music, this sleek modern musician flowers to create an unique sound.Influenced by Tom Waits, The Dap Kings, Muddy Waters, BB King and Dr John. He stewed his magic to create his debut album 'Lights at Sea' with his band Richard Farrell and The Last Tribe. Richard (Vocals, keys, guitar) from Dublin, Ireland is a travelling man,from New Orleans to Havana, Cuba to Colombia, he has mixed around with the locals to discover the simple nature of their passion for music and to learn and absorb their different musical styles and cultures. He is curious individual, all types of music, cultures and people brings life to his soul.With a rough, velvety and soulful voice, he commands a crowd where ever he wanders.
The blues has always been at the forefront of his life and he has always had an ear for other traditions including folk, soul, jazz and latin music. Richard has lived in Ireland all his life and played big festivals and venues such as Electric Picnic, Body and Soul festival , Vicar St and Whelans. In 2014 he decided to move to Copenhagen to live with the love of his life and to broaden his horizons.
He has released and written music for two albums in Ireland, ‘Trainman’ with a blues/rock outfit called History of Harry in 2008 and ’Light at Sea’ with Richard Farrell and The Last Tribe in 2012. In 2014 he toured and recorded an album ( 'Like a Ride in the back of an ambulance') with a jazz/classical/pop outfit called Kammerpop. Richard also plays with a blues outfit called The Cat Burglars, a sound encompassing the raw feel of the Mississippi delta blues and the electric sounds of Chicago. He frequently returns to Ireland to play intimate concerts in jazz and blues venues with the band. Since moving to Denmark, Richard has played The Copenhagen Blues Festival in 2015, the Copenhagen Jazz festival in 2015, 2016 and 2017. This year he is concentrating on his new project with producer Laust Nielsen called Trainman Blues.
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