Irish Brighton based troubadour Dessie Magee is a modern folk-pop singer-songwriter who incorporates elements of rock, blues and soul.
Taking influence from the sound and live energy of Johnny Cash, Mumford & Sons, Ben Howard, The Lumineers & Nathaniel Rateliff, Dessie has been making waves with a sound described as a mixture between Frank Turner & Kings of Leon.
Appearing solo, duo or as a four/five piece, Dessie’s passionate & energetic performance promises to take any audience on an unforgettable journey.
Dessie’s Accolades Include:
- Sold out headline London, Brighton and Northern Irish Shows
- BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6, BBC Radio Ulster Airplay & Support
- American & Australian Radio Airplay & Support
- BBC Introducing Track Of The Day
- 2018 Festival Appearances include: The Great Escape, Chagstock, more tbc
- Music sync with Major Games developer Climax Studio (Assassins Creed, Fable)
- Extensive American Tour June/July 2017
- The Unsigned Guides Track of the month February 2018
- Appearances in Game Of Thrones
- Tracks produced by Tim Bidwell (Lucy Rose, Fink, Matthew & The Atlas)
- 1 month in the top five Music For Your Heart French Charts
We Love That Sound: “We've discovered the next big Singer songwriting talent from Brighton for you, DESSIE MAGEE.”
Music For Your Heart: “...an energetic and powerful folk music that takes us from the first seconds of the song.”
Tambourhinoceros: “Both production, songwriting and performance is pretty flawless”
Loodma Recordings: "Amazing voice as well as the lyrics - beautiful work!
Wolf in Suit: “Amazing and powerful vocals”
BuffaBLOG: "Dessie Magee's vocals were most outstanding on "Maze”
Mp3hugger: “An epic capable of closing any set and leaving us gasping for me. Impressive stuff…”
Medium.com: “Dessie Magee possesses that raw, poetic passion that few singer-songwriters can harness. His husky voice and powerful delivery and it’s absolutely addictive. For those tired of the man and a guitar formula, let Dessie lead you back in.”
EarToTheGround: “A great mix of Irish sounds with an alt twist”
Various Small Flames: "The vocals are distinctive and its hard not to get swept away by the energy”