Gerry Paul is a musician, children’s entertainer, tour promoter, event organiser, session player and creative live wire. He co-created the music festival Coastella, is one of the event organisers of CubaDupa, and has been instrumental in forging connections between New Zealand and Ireland, most recently with a big Irish Festival across three cities in New Zealand that kicks off in Wellington tomorrow.
Gerry Paul talks to Simon Sweetman for Episode 141 of the Sweetman Podcast about being a muso, creating events, and their mutual love of the music of John Prine.
As well as maintaining a long-running blog and writing the book On Song, Wellington writer and broadcaster Simon Sweetman has published over 140 podcasts, many with notable Wellingtonians.
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