As Brendan lives in Switzerland, we managed to book some shows there for the launch of the record also!  We played ahead of the band Brendan is in The Led Farmers at Zak in Jona and then I jumped up to join them for a couple of songs.  
We enjoyed this so much that we managed to book another show in Switzerland in May to do the same thing at Stimmen Festival Ettiswil.  We had an amazing night playing to a sold out audience there!  
Brendan had booked two more shows for us then too.  We headed to Bern to the gorgeous Ono Das Kulturlocal for a show under the streets, and in the presence of the largest glitterball I’ve ever seen!   Then is was off to Brugg to play in Cafe Fridolin – owned by the lovely Alfonzo! 

We shot a couple of videos with Ross from The Led Farmers too – like our Instagram pages to see those!

​There’s talk of more Swiss shows in September and February – so stay tuned!

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Gráinne Hunt is a contemporary folk singer and songwriter, raised in Monaghan and based in Kildare, Ireland. With consistently on-point, captivating vocals and well-honed, insightful songs, Grainne has shared stages with Glen Hansard and U2, has opened for Gladys Knight, Eagle Eye Cherry and the Bay City Rollers, and has been compared to vocal icons Tracy Chapman and Nathalie Merchant.

Her ‘gorgeous new album’ (Mathieu Norry RTE Radio 1), This Secret, was released in September 2019. ‘[A] seamlessly gentle fusion of Irish folk and Nashville backing, together with Gráinne’s gorgeous, slightly throaty vocal delivery’ (, it was recorded with Thomm Jutz (Nanci Griffith, Maura O’Connell) and features the skills of Mark Fain (Ry Cooder) on bass and Lynn Williams (John Hiatt) on drums.  

2019 also saw the release of an Irish folk album, Songs from Ireland, recorded with award winning guitarist Brendan Walsh. Recorded last year in Soundville Studios Luzern, it includes songs Buachaill on Eirne and Raglan Road. 

Despite 2020 cancellations, over the various lockdown periods Gráinne performed for the #IrelandPerforms initiative, joined Axis Ballymun for Cruinniú na nÓg & #SummerSessions, founded, created the first #AdventCalendarofSong (solo recordings of 24 Christmas songs released on social media every day in December) which included a collaboration with German choir Cantus Domus on a beautiful version of The Wexford Carol, and joined U2, Glen Hansard, and others for The Late Late Show Charity Busk.  


Songs From Ireland

Firing Pin

This Secret

Breathe Arvo party Remix