A Day by the Ocean

A Day by the Ocean To mark 30 years since my dad Peter left us, I have written ‘A Day by the Ocean’ an instrumental piece of music. The piece was recorded as part a performance last year in Peter Street Bandstand Wexford Town. This piece was performed with Musici[…]

The Purlieus of Peter Street

Purlieus of Peter Street

The Purlieus of Peter Street Shot on location in Peter Square August 2021 Written and Composed by Simon Quigley Concept & Research by Katherine Atkinson, Conducted by Liam Bates Singers Clare Kavanagh, Martin McCann, Katherine Atkinson, Lily Elizabeth Special Guest Michelle Dooley MahonMusici Ireland Beth McNinch – Viola, Elaine Clark[…]

Track Crimson Gown

I released a track Crimson Gown three years ago, so thought it would be nice to post it again. The track is also now available from my Bandcamp site. [social_warfare buttons=”Facebook, Twitter”] [contact-form-7 id=”1920″ title=”Sign Up Here”]  

Radio 1 Arena with Sean Rocks

Arena Musician, composer Simon Quigley upcoming performance discusses Skerries Soundwaves Festival with his Ensemble. He also talks about his new releasee “Crimson Gown”, the story of two 17th century Irish Actresses Peg Woffington and George Anne Bellamy. The had both a professional and personal rivalry on and off stage.  […]

Crimson Gown (New Single)

Crimson Gown I am delighted launch my new single ‘Crimson Gown’. The other track on the CD is called Insieme, a piano instrumental. I composed and arranged the music and Fiach Moriarty wrote the lyrics and melody for Crimson Gown. Miriam Ingram added beautiful harmonies and it’s accompanied on guitar[…]

Soundwaves Festival

Soundwaves Festival Simon Quigley Ensemble We are proud to announce the Simon Quigley Ensemble at the Soundwaves Festival in Skerries on Friday the 22nd of September. I will be performing an exciting evening of some new solo work. These tracks are now available on my Bandcamp site. This will be[…]

London Boys Reprise

London Boys who performed part of the Davis Bowie 2017 festival is a tribute to David Bowie 1960 material. The Band is Brian Brody Vocals Guitars, Simon Quigley Keyboards, John Brereton Guitars, Andy Slowey Bass, Tony Brereton Drums. They perform as a one off gig in the Grand Social on[…]

Simon Quigley Ensemble

Simon Quigley Ensemble Simon Quigley Ensemble are proud to announce an exciting evening of new music at Arthurs Pub on Thomas Street in Dublin. This includes songs, instrumentals and electronica. Simon Quigley on piano with singers Martin McCann, Clare Kavanagh, Fiach Moriarty, Peter Meighan on guitar, Katherine Atkinson on keyboard,[…]


Competition Just answer this question: What was my first solo EP called ? The first 5 people to answer correctly get a copy of the EP for free at my gig in Arthur’s Pub on April 27th. A) The Human Tide B) Life on Mars C) Yellow Submarine Click on[…]

Absolutism is killing us

Absolutism is killing us As a society we are stuck, unable to think beyond a binary left or right, climate change, not climate change. Trump’s election last year was due to our inability to extend our thinking beyond these small boundaries. Trump is what happens when you run out of[…]