Garrity set for fundraising gig

ENNISKILLEN singer John Garrity is set to take centre stage in Mulligan’s Bar in Newtownbutler on Saturday as part of a fundraiser for the Community Development Association. Headed up by chairman Paul McLoughlin, the Newtownbutler Community Development Association is aiming to make the local play part in the town more inclusive for children living with […]

Empire calling for Garrity

FIVE years after he first strummed his guitar on the streets of Belfast, John Garrity has established himself as one of the leading lights on the local music scene. Commonly known as the ‘Belfast Busker’, the Enniskillen singer is set to return to the Empire Music Hall in Belfast for a major sell-out show on […]

‘Live music is going to take a massive hit’

“PUBS and live music will never be the same again”, says Trillick musician John Garrity, whose career prior to lockdown had been growing from strength to strength. From performing live on the Nolan Show with music legends ‘Kodaline’ to headlining a sold-out show at Belfast’s Empire music hall – the last few months have came […]

Local busker is blown away by surprise on Nolan Show

IT was a night to remember for John Garrity, who not only appeared on the Nolan Show but was surprised on stage by music giant, Steve Garrigan from Irish band, Kodaline. The following morning, the Trillick singer-songwriter spoke to the Herald of his “disbelief” over the events that had taken place. “I just can’t believe […]


Musician ‘in bits’ after £3,000 stolen from his car

AN aspiring musician has made a heartfelt plea after thieves broke into his car and stole his microphone and £3,000. Enniskillen man and singer John Garrity parked his white BMW in a car park on the Wellington Road close to the Royal British Legion and thieves broke the passenger side window and stole his microphone, […]

John feeling – and looking – better than ever before

BY HIS own admission, Trillick-born country musician, John Garrity, is in a much happier – and more confident place. Earlier this year, John released his second album: ‘Second Time Round’, and, in just under two weeks, he’ll release a DVD at a packed show in the Westville Hotel. This career milestone for John also marks […]