Tracy Bruen, (Solo Artist of the Year 2015, Galway Advertiser) launched her debut album, Mirror, in June of this year. A multi-instrumentalist, Tracy writes music which seamlessly blends and bends the genres of folk, prog, pop, and indie. Her music is crafted around her spellbinding vocals, stories and her theatrical flair.
Either as a solo artist or with her full band, Tracy has played many of Ireland's major music and art festivals, including Electric Picnic, Body and Soul, Westport Festival, Cúirt International Festival of Literature and Sunflower Fest and has headlined in many well known venues in tours in Ireland, the UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic and Germany. This summer she supported Lisa Hannigan in one of the most hotly anticipated gigs of Galway Arts Festival and has previously supported Mick Flannery and The West Cork Ukulele Orchestra. She is also the host and driving force behind the famous Open Mic Night at the Róisín Dubh.
"a spellbinding blend of indie, folk, prog, country, and roots, topped off by her powerful, and varied, vocal abilities...her honesty and vulnerability create something quite moving", Kernan Andrews, The Galway Advertiser
"...a lovely sliver of pop", The Point of Everything Blog