Demo: Ballyfin Polkas

On the Chieftains collection Water From The Well is a track called Ballyfin Polkas. There are five sections and I noodled around with them enough to get three, played here. Ballyfin is a village in the midlands of Ireland among the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Here’s a view of the mountains from the Glinsk Castle Hiking Loop:


I filmed the fretboard for anyone interested in trying it on for size.

Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in various publications, including Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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