Since the launch of his first album in 2013, Stuart Moyles’s career has gone from strength to strength. Growing up, Stuart was surrounded by hillbilly music and was first encouraged to play by his older brothers, who both sang and played guitar.He also has a well-known cousin on the Irish hillbilly band scene, Gerry Guthrie.
As a child, Stuart was first influenced by the likes of Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson, and also lists Declan Nerney, Mick Flavin and Big Tom. From a young age, Stuart was no stranger to the stage, first starting out as a drummer and singer along with his two brothers in a group called The Revival. He then performed with Trevor Moyles’s band for a number of years.
Over the past couple of years the popular Mayo singer has played on music weekends and concerts for the likes of Nathan Carter, and he is constantly in demand for live gigs. He is also recording and getting plenty of airplay.
The year 2016 is set to be very busy for Stuart, with trips to Spain, Portugal, Glasgow, Blackpoll and London planned, as well as gigs all over Ireland.
Stuart officially launched his second album ‘Live At Hiney’s Lounge Crossmolina’ that was recorded in front of a full house some time ago. Tracks on the album that went down a storm with the enthusiastic crowd include the ever popular ‘Wagon Wheel’, ‘Hills Of Donegal’ and ‘Where Did You Meet Her?’.
Source: Henry McGlade. The Mayo News