Dom Martin (30) is a Belfast born multi award winning artist, inspired but not constrained by the blues.
In 2019 he burst onto the UK and European music scene with a unique guitar style and voice, captivating audiences everywhere. His main musical influences are Rory Gallagher, Tom Waits, John Martyn, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters.
With five BBC Radio live sessions prior to a first album release, Dom impressed with his 2018 debut original EP “Easy Way Out” with BBC presenter Cerys Matthews describing his work as “absolutely
wonderful stuff.” His debut album “Spain to Italy” was fully released on 4th December 2019 to critical acclaim and was an IBBA “Pick Of The Month” gaining airplay on around 100 stations globally. The
album has had over 180k Spotify Streams to date (June 2021).
We are really looking forward to welcoming you back to the Séamus Ennis Arts Centre. Your safety, and that of our artists and staff, is our priority and we respectfully ask that you are patient with us and adhere to all health and safety instructions.
- Tickets are available in a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 (from 3 households).
- In line with Government guidelines, events will take place in our outdoor covered courtyard ‘The Piper’s Garden’.
- Please read our Covid19 Event Guidelines before you attend the venue here https://www.tseac.ie/covid-19-guidelines/
Praise for Dom Martin
bluespowr.com – ‘Spain to Italy is not just one of the best debut releases we’ve heard in some time but among the best albums we’ve heard from any artist this year‘
makingascene.org – ‘The likes of Dom’s talent only comes around once in a lifetime’
Fatea Records – ‘A musician of unbridled talent and a future that is assured’
After his debut sell out “Spring ’19 UK Tour”, Blues in Britain Magazine said – “Now and again you stumble across a rare talent of such sheer genius that you actually wonder whether what you have witnessed can possibly be for real. Dom Martin is one such talent”
“Dom Martins Savages Live at The Harlington” (June 2021)
ERB Magazine – “5/5 – ROCKIN’ THE BLUES, WITH ATTITUDE!”
Downatthecrossroads – “He’s quite a talent – great guitarist, fine singer and
excellent song-writer. All of this is in evidence on Live at the Harlington”
Music-News.Com – “Dom Martin is an absolutely fabulous performer” / “Dom Martin is an exceptional talent and this shows him in a remarkable light. It’s a shoo-in for accolades and my guess is that, come the end of the year, it will be in a lot of ‘best of 2021’ lists. Fabulous album. 5 Stars”
Blues in Britain Magazine – “Dom has been compared to Gallagher in style and
execution and the great man would be proud to know his legacy is being so perfectly preserved” / ” Highly recommended, don’t miss it”