Martin Hutchinson. photo Martijn Lieffers
16 May 2015

Martin Hutchinson (IRL) at pile of books

Martin Hutchinson, singer-songwriter was born into a musical family in county Kildare, Ireland. “A restless drifter and an engaged observer with an original and unique music style” OOR (NL) After many years of music in many different bands and projects, Martin’s musical journey has come full circle now that he has started to perform as a solo acoustic artist. “By way of his songs, his voice, his tune-driven fingerpicking and slide-guitar Martin takes his audience on a beautiful trip through […]

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