By Tim Walker, ABC Tasmania.
Tasmania has just enjoyed performances by touring Irish singer songwriter Mick McHugh. Now based in Northen New South Wales, McHugh performed ‘You’re Perfect’, a song written as words of wisdom for his young children.Click on this link to see Mick perform “You’re Perfect” live at the ABC studios, Tasmania.
McHugh played in Launceston, Rosebery, Brookfield Vinyard, Hobart and a ‘House Concert’ in Devonport.
The concert is organised by Mike Lizotte, who also organised the Breath of Life festivals, and is an intimate recital for music fans in a home environment.
Last week McHugh came to the ABC Northern Tasmania studio as a guest on Your Afternoon with Penny Terry.
He performed three songs including ‘You’re Perfect’, which will feature on his soon to be released album.
McHugh has lived in Australia for seven years, moving from Ireland to the hills behind Byron Bay with his family.
He started playing guitar at aged 23, and now counts amongst his support gigs Pete Murray, Jeff Lang, Paddy Casey (Ireland) and Australian Idol winner Damien Leith.
McHugh has played at Australian festivals Byron Bay Bluesfest and Port Fairy Folk Festival, and will be playing at Bluesfest 2012.