Mick McHugh and Sarah Calderwood at The Darcy Arms, Surfers Paradise

April 30, 2015

Great weekend of singer songwriter and Irish songs coming up at The Darcy Arms, Friday 8th – Mick McHugh, and Sat 9th May – ARIA nominated Sarah Calderwood. Both from 7pm, with no cover charge. Sarah is an Australian singer-songwriter flautist who unites classic with contemporary folk. Sheplays in Súnas, an Australian Celtic folk group,who’ve […]

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Mick McHugh Live Interview on 4EB Brisbane Community Radio

April 28, 2015

Here’s the link to the radio interview I recorded yesterday, it will be aired this Saturday 2nd May,12:30pm -1:30pm.  Click this link on Saturday http://www.4eb.org.au/ I played 2 new songs from the forthcoming album, ‘Good Good Day’, ‘Same Thing Over and Over’ (their debut appearance on radio!!) and then one favourite Irish cover of my […]

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Mick McHugh Announced for National Celtic Festival 2015

April 22, 2015

Mick McHugh (that’s me!) has been announced by The National Celtic Festival Australia Official​ to return for the 2015 line up. This pic from last year by Marilla Holmes summarises the good times I had there… I was singing my song ‘I Found Love’ and got all the performers on stage with me to share […]

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Brian Kennedy 2015 Australian Tour with special guest Mick McHugh

April 15, 2015

TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT – I’m delighted to announce that I will be touring Australia next month from 29th May – 10th June as special guest opening for one of Ireland’s finest singers BRIAN KENNEDY. First show in Brisbane, finishing in Perth and includes a return to The National Celtic Festival in Port Arlington, Victoria, I had […]

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We did it! $19,000 raised via Pozible to record my Debut Studio Album

April 15, 2015

We did it! We crowd funded $19,260 using Pozible in 60 days! Now I will set about to recording my debut studio album. It was amazing to see the project get over the line…with 10 days to go, I still had $10,000 to raised, and so I stayed up late till 3 and 4am a lot […]

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I can see the halfway line from here!

March 3, 2015

Well, I’m almost half way through my crowd funding project for my debut album, and it’s close to half funded, $7,270 raised. ​And being half-way also means only 32 more days of me asking for your help! Thank you for supporting my project. ​Could I ask you please to give the weblink ​www.pozibl​e.com/mickmchugh  a Tweet, Facebook or email to family […]

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It’s a Good Good Day – Cyclone Marcia, Cyclone Larry and Christchurch earthquakes

February 20, 2015

Cyclone Larry destroyed my wife’s family home on 20th March 2006 – I had just recently emigrated to Australia when Cyclone Larry hit Innisfail …. it was like “Welcome to Australia mate!” It pulled the roof off the house and I’ll never forget being under the mattress with my wife and our 2 year old daughter […]

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Mick McHugh Pozible Campaign Update

February 20, 2015

Hi folks, here’s a quick update on my Pozible crowd funding campaign for my Debut Studio Album. It’s at $6,520, which is 33% of the way, and there are 42 days left to reach the $19,000 target. It’s only been two and a half weeks since we launched the campaign, so it feels amazing to […]

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Pozible Crowd Funding Rewards – Psychic Reading Prize gone

February 11, 2015

The last ‘Psychic Reading + my Album’ reward has gone. These lucky people will be blessed with a Mick McHugh Album and some spiritual insight into their lives. But fear not, there are still T-SHIRTS, CD PACKS, BEATS HEADPHONES… And by the way….I’ve turned into an accountant! lol!…my Pozible Crowd Funding is at 19% with […]

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Fighting for the one you love – Yourself!

February 7, 2015

Yes I’m living my dream. Yes love what I do, I chose it… but the truth is, I still do struggle at times in my life, I’m up and down. I first realised this when I was 22 and working as an engineer and got massive depression. I lost hope, there was no candle in […]

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