Spotlight interview with Kyle O'Donnell

Last updated: 3.33pm, Tuesday 14th August 2018 by

An incredible up and coming artist on Glasgow's live music circuit....


Q1. Provide a short bio about yourself
My name is Kyle O. I am a 20 year old solo performer bringing a large and eclectic set list of songs from past and present to the venues I play. Covers include the likes of acts spanning from Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan and Creedence Clearwater to Oasis, Paolo Nutini and Adele. I am currently working on my debut EP with my own music. If you like my covers have a listen to some of my own stuff here. https://www.facebook.com/Kyle-O-876626322426576/

Q2. People would be surprised to know what about you
I work with a charity called 'Come Walk in my Shoes' supporting and raising awareness for mental health issues. We sell custom made T-shirts and take part in events to fundraise. https://www.facebook.com/Come-Walk-in-MY-shoes-366116580168114/

Q3. Favourite place to gig?
Any independent working class pub where the crowd are in to get full of it and sing along to some live music. (Hoolets, Dunti, Laughing Fox etc)

Q4. Biggest music influence?
Johnny Cash

Q5. Favorite current song?
Glory by Dermot Kennedy

Q6. Favourite heckle at gigs?
'Do you know any Perry Como son?' - Still Game quote

Q7. One item you couldn’t live without?
Guitar

Q8. Song you are requested to play the most?
Folsom Prison Blues