Jimi Cullen is a musician from Wexford, Ireland. He is a songwriter,
singer, storyteller and much more, a blender of Folk, Pop, Rock and
Country, a poet of a thousand words and a performer of pure energy. An
Allow Jimi to take you on a journey from
protest songs through love songs to those that squeeze every drop of
emotion out of you. You’ll laugh and cry as he sings about everything from hangovers to homelessness, always with a catchy hook and a positive message.
He does not preach from a high horse, instead he shows us, sometimes
not too gently, what is really going on and then leaves it up to us.
It all began in 2004, armed with just his guitar and his songs Jimi set
out in the world on his musical journey. Since then he has covered the
length and breadth of Ireland many times over clocking up an amazing
1500+ gigs. He has also toured all over Europe. He has released two
albums and two e.p's, selling over 5000 copies combined and has shared
the stage with some of Irelands best known musicians such as Damien
Dempsey, Declan O Rourke, Paddy Casey, Aslan, John Spillane, David Kitt,
Sharon Shannon, Eleanor Mc Evoy and countless others.
to say such hard work has resulted in an increasing number of fans who
are moved by his music and a reputation as one of the hardest working
musicians in Ireland. He has featured in many well-known publications
like Hotpress magazine and The Evening Herald. His music has also been
released on countless compilation albums both in Ireland and abroad and
he was named Music Review Unsigned artist of the month in March 09.
More recently he was nominated for Best Male, Best Acoustic/alt and
Best Unsigned artist in the Music Review Unsigned awards 2012.
In 2013 Jimi had his first chart success when his cover of The Cranberries song Zombie reached No.2 in the Irish itunes charts. The song was released as a charity single in aid of Amnesty International.
Jimi has just finished work on his highly anticipated third album "Life" which will be released on the 4th April 2014
Check out the gigs page for details on where you can catch Jimi on his never ending nationwide tour.