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  > 2014

Luka Bloom: ‘A naked voice and guitar is a lovely way to perform’
Interview by GERALDINE GILMARTIN
Irish Post - 6 February 2014

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  > 2013

Luka Bloom, This New Morning
Interview by HEATHER WALLACE
HerCanberra - 19 March 2013

In Full Bloom
Interview by CELLINE NARINLI
TheMusic.com.au - 5 March 2013

Luka Bloom - This New Morning
Review by TONY HILLIER
Rhythms.com.au - March 2013

Frequent flyer: Luka Bloom
Interview by JULIETTA JAMESON
TheAge.com.au, Traveller - February 16, 2013

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  > 2012

Luka Bloom: THIS NEW MORNING
Review by HANS WETZEL
GoodSound! - Saturday, 15 December 2012

CD REVIEW: Luka Bloom - THIS NEW MORNING
Review by ANDREW W. GRIFFIN
Red Dirt Report - 16 August 2012

Interview: My name is Luka
Interview by PAVEL BARTER
The Sunday Times - 24 June 2012

"Blooming Great": Luka Bloom’s THIS NEW MORNING
Review by DAVE KENNY
Vulgo.ie - June 2012

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  > 2011

Luka Bloom Shares 'As I Waved Goodbye' with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Mandala fpmt - October-December 2011

Luka Bloom - Guided By Songs
Interview by MIKE GEE
The Brag - 28 March 2011

LUNA Meets Luka
Interview by ILONA WALLACE
Luna Magazine - Wednesday, 15 February 2011

Luka back in Bloom
Interview by LUKE O’NEILL
Irish Echo, Australia - 3 Februray 2011

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  > 2010

Dreams in America - Luka Bloom
Review by KERRY DEXTER
Music Road - October 2010

Luka Bloom Debuts His Latest CD in the US Next Week
Interview by Lori Lander Murphy
Irish Philadelphia - October 2010

Confined to a Wheelchair, He's Become the Voice for the Voiceless
Review on Luka's nephew's book BEING DONNACHA by Lori Lander Murphy
Irish Philadelphia - October 2010

Luka Bloom @ The Egg, 10/1/10
Live Review by MICHAEL ECK
The Times Union - 7 October 2010

Live: Luka Bloom @ The Egg, 10/1/10
Live Review by ANDRZEJ PILARCZYK
Nippertown - 7 October 2010

Luka Bloom - Awake and Dreaming
Article and interview by GWEN OREL
Irish Examiner - 28 September 2010

Spotlight Artist: Luka Bloom
Interview - MurphGuide.blogspot.com - Sept 2010

Luka Bloom - Dreams In America
CD Review by STEVE MOFFATT
Blacktown Advocate, Arts & Entertainment - 15 July 2010

20 Years Of Classic Songs
The whole purpose of songwriting is about communicating with people.
Interview by STEPHANIE BOURKE
Tom Magazine, Wednesday - July 07, 2010

Luka Bloom discusses his new album DREAMS IN AMERICA
Interview by ANDREW WATT
Hey Hey My My, Sunday - July 04, 2010

Reliving the Dream
Interview by RAY PURVIS
The West Australian - July 02, 2010

Review of Luka Bloom at Birnam Arts Centre
Live Review by ALISON ANDERSON
Perthshire Advertiser - Tuesday, Jun 08, 2010

Luka Bloom: Live at The Birnam Institute
Live Review by That Hideous Man - Friday, June 04, 2010

Luka Bloom set to play Birnam gig
Article by ALISON ANDERSON
Perthshire Advertiser - Friday, May 21, 2010

Popdose Flashback ’90: Luka Bloom, 'Riverside'
Article by JACK FEERICK
Popdose, Monday, February 15, 2010

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  > 2009

Brothers striking a chord
Christy Moore and Luka Bloom have inspired and guided each other through lives filled with music

Interview by ANDREA SMITH
Sunday Independent - August 09, 2009

Irish singer Luka Bloom a hit in New York City
Interview by MIKE FARRAGHER
Irish Voice Newspaper - Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Luka Bloom June 3, 2009 @ Soiled Dove Underground, Denver, Colorado
Live Review by DAVID DEVOE
HybridMagazine.com | Music - June 2009

Irish singer Luka Bloom a hit in New York City
Interview by MIKE FARRAGHER
Irish Voice Newspaper - Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Bloom a shining light
Leinster Leader - Monday, 2 February 2009

Luka Bloom - Eleven Songs: Bar None Records
Album Review by Left Of The Dial Magazine - January 27, 2009

Luka Bloom live in Castlebar
Mayo Advertiser - January 23, 2009

Luka has 11 songs, and more for Cork
The Corkman - Thursday, January 22, 2009

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  > 2008

Finding a reason to keep singing
Interview by SIOBHÁN LONG
The Irish Times - Saturday, 1 November 2008

Luka Bloom - Eleven Songs
Album Review by COLM O'HARE
Hot Press - Reviews - 24 October 2008

Back in Bloom
Interview by MARGARET SCOTT-DARCY
Leinster Leader - Thursday, October 23, 2008

Luka Bloom - Eleven Songs
Belfast Telegraph - Reviews - 17 October 2008

LUKA BLOOM - Eleven Songs ****
Album Review by SIOBHÁN LONG
The Irish Times - The Ticket - Friday, October 10, 2008

Luka Bloom at The Dock
Roscommon Herald - Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Luka's new album to bloom at the Savoy
The Corkman - Thursday, October 02, 2008

Birr gig for Luka Bloom
Offaly Express - 26 September 2008

Luka Bloom to commence new tour in Birr
Offaly Independent - Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Luka Bloom to play Forum Waterford
Waterford Today - 10 September 2008

LUKA BLOOM - ELEVEN SONGS
The new album releasing October 10th 2008
Irish Music Magazine - 9 September 2008

Luka Bloom releases new album, plots tour
Hot Press Newsdesk - 9 September 2008

Luka Bloom in concert in Borrisokane
Nenagh Guardian - Thursday, 4 September 2008

Luka Bloom: Idealism still fills Luka Bloom's world
Interview by STEVE MORSE
Steve Morse's Corner - ICONS Festival - August 2008

Luka Bloom - The Man Is Alive
DVD Review by EMBO BLAKE
Hybrid Magazine - Reviews - August 2008

Singing for his Tribe
Interview by BRENDAN COFFEY
The Monkeys Online - August 2008

Luka's Oldie But Goodie
CD Review by MIKE FARRAGHER
Irish Voice - Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Luka Bloom for Myers Fund concert
Article by PAUL O'MEARA
Leinster Leader - Thursday, 08 May 2008

Easy style gets city crowd to sing along
LUKA BLOOM The Black Box

Live Review by ROBERT McMILLEN
The Irish News - Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Unearthing Bloom's roots
Interview by TOM FITZPATRICK
Irish News UK - News from the Irish Community in Britain - March 22, 2008

Luka Bloom
Interview by DAVID BURKE
Rock'n'Reel XTRA - 17 March 2008

LUKA BLOOM - The Man Is Alive ****
Review by SIOBHÁN LONG
The Irish Times - The Ticket - Monday, March 17, 2008

Luka Bloom releases new live album and films
The HotPress Newsdesk - 3 March 2008

Celtic Connections
LUKA BLOOM / CARA DILLON **** Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Live Review by SUE WILSON
The Scotsman - 2 February 2008

Bloom Time As Luka Becomes Main Man
Interview by STEVE PUMFREY
Leicester Mercury - 17 January 2008

Sensational Night For Sensational Kids
Live Review: Luka Bloom @ Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge
Kildare Post - Friday, January 11th, 2008

Goodbye Messenger Boy
More than 1,000 people - family, friends and fans - packed St John’s Church in Tralee to bid a tearful
farewell to the late great Christie Hennessy who has been laid to rest in the town he loved so well.

Article by MARY MURPHY
The Kingdom - Thursday, January 03, 2008

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  > 2007

Luka Bloom, Tribe
Album Review by MIKE WILSON
Green Man Review - October 07, 2007

Luka Bloom - Tribe
Album Review by JACKIE HAYDEN
Hot Press - 21 September 2007

LUKA BLOOM - Tribe
Album Review by JOE BREEN
The Irish Times - The Ticket - Friday, September 07, 2007

Different Luka Bloom with 'Tribe'
Kildare Today - Entertainment - 6 September 2007

Rathangan first to hear Luka Bloom’s new album
Article by JOANNE O’CONNOR
Kildare Nationalist - August 30, 2007

Luka Bloom - NEW ALBUM - TRIBE
Irish Music Magazine - August 22, 2007

In Bloom
Interview by SHELLEY MARSDEN
The Irish World - August 22, 2007

Music Review: Luka Bloom, 'Tribe'
Dalai Lama quote inspires Irish singer

Album Review by STACY TOWAR-FOGARTY
The Epoch Times Ireland, Ireland - August 9, 2007

We have a lot in common.
Miller - Steven Mulier - from Izegem spoke to his idol Luka Bloom

Article by PATRICK DEPYPERE
Krant van West-Vlaanderen - Friday, 29 June 2007

Moor and Coast Festival 2007: Irish star to appear at popular festival
Whitby Gazette - News - Friday, 20 April 2007

Luka blooms with new album - Tribe
Album Review by NAOISE O'DONOVAN COOGAN
Kilkenny Advertiser - April 10, 2007

Luka Bloom - Tribe
Album Review by JAMES McKENZIE
db Magazine - Issue 409 - April 4-18, 2007

Features: Luka Bloom
db Magazine - Issue 408 - 23 Mar - 3 Apr 2007

Luka Bloom
Interview by ROBERT DUNSTAN
Rit It Up - Adelaide's leading street press magazine - Issue 927 - March 22-28, 2007

TRIBE - Luka Bloom
Readings Monthly - Your Independent Book, Music and DVD Newsletter - March 2007

Tribe - Luka Bloom
Album Review by JEFF GLORFELD
The Age, Melbourne - March 15, 2007

Perry's frock star status - Troubadour life
Interview by JONATHON MORAN
Daily Telegraph - March 09, 2007

WHO Luka Bloom...WHAT Acoustic Wonderment..WHERE Tilley's...
Article by CAITLIN CROUCHER
BMA Magazine - Canberra's FREE Entertainment Magazine & Gig Guide - March 08-21, 2007

Émigré’s Anatomy - LUKA BLOOM
Interview by STEVE BELL
Time Off - Queensland Leading Street Press - March 07-13, 2007

Puff 'n' Stuff - Everything that's happening in Adelaide this fortnight.
db Magazine - Issue 405 - 21 Feb - 7 Mar 2007

Luka Bloom returns to wow the home crowd at the Riverbank
Article by VICKI WELLER
Kildare Nationalist - Thursday, February 08, 2007

Luka Bloom back on home turf in Riverbank concert
Kildare Today - Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Celtic Connections 2007, Glasgow, UK, January 17th - February 4th 2007
Live Review by MIKE WILSON
Green Man Review - February 2007

Celtic Connections Reviews: Luka Bloom & Dervish, ABC
Live Review by IAIN LUNDY
Evening Times - 01 Feb 2007

Musicians of the world unite as Glasgow parties
Dervish with LUKA BLOOM - ABC, GLASGOW

Live Review by SUSAN MANSFIELD
The Scotsman - 29 Jan 2007

Coming out of the shadows
Ennis born singer songwriter Sabrina Dinan talks to Benjamin Coombs about touring with Luka Bloom,
realising her life goal to play in New York and gaining the confidence to talk to the audience.

Galway Independent - Wednesday, January 3, 2007

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  > 2006

Luka's charity show at Riverbank
Kildare Nationalist - Thursday, December 14, 2006

Luka Bloom to present special show in memory of Beslan fund
Kildare Today - Entertainment - Tuesday, 12 December 2006

Luka Bloom's Bard Attitude
Interview by ANIL PRASAD
Guitar Player - October 2006

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by KENNY BERKOWITZ
Acoustic Guitar Magazine - No.164 - August 2006

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by CHRISTOPHER WHITE
The Green Man Review - Sunday, 30 July 2006

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by MICHAEL KEEFE
Pop Matters Music Review - 5 July 2006

Luka Bloom launches new exhibitions in The Old Market House
Munster Express - Entertainment - Friday, 30 June 2006

Take two chances to enjoys this year's Roundstone Arts Festival
Article by KERNAN ANDREWS
Galway Advertiser - Entertainment - Thursday 1 June 2006

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by DAVID DeVOE
Hybrid Magazine - Music Reviews - May 2006

An Upbeat Bloom Thrills Audience - BB Kings, New York
Live Review Irish Voice - Wednesday, 17 May 2006

Luka Bloom - Gravity Lounge - Tuesday, May 9
Live Review by BJORN TURNQUIST
C-Ville Weekly - Charlottesville :: 05/16/2006 - 05/23/2006

Maintaining 'Innocence'
Article by JIM FARBER
New York Daily News - Friday, May 12, 2006

Out of Proverbial Music Box, Bloom Upbeat on Latest Road Tour
Interview & Live Review by MARIO RASPANTI
Irish American Post, Milwaukee - Vol. 6 Issue 4 - Spring 06

Luka Bloom - The Barns at Wolf Trap - April 5, 2006
Live Review by GREG YOST
Music Monthly - Baltimore/Washington - May 2006

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by JAMES KELLY
Creative Loafing Atlanta - Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Luka Bloom
Sunday, April 30, Lanny's Clocktower Cabaret

Article by MICHAEL ROBERTS
Westword - Music :: Now Hear This - April 27, 2006

Songster blooms in a new land
Interview by MICHAEL SENFT
The Arizona Republic - Tuesday, April 25, 2006

The Week In Reviews: LUKA BLOOM at the Sellersville Theater
Live Review by TIM DARRAGH
The Morning Call, Allentown, PA - Saturday, April 15, 2006

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by MONICA KENDRICK
Chicago Reader Guide to Music: treatment - Friday, April 14, 2006

Luka Bloom - 'Innocence'
Album Review by TIM DARRAGH
The Morning Call, Allentown, PA - April 08, 2006

Innocence - Luka Bloom
Album Review by MICHAEL BOYLES
The Pitt News - Celebration of cultures and youth - A & E - April 07, 2006

Irish singer-songwriter Luka Bloom returns with newfound innocence
Article by LEN RIGHI
The Morning Call, Allentown, PA - April 06, 2006

'Innocence' in Bloom
Interview by MICHAEL WILSON
Times Community Newspapers - Entertainment - April 05, 2006

KBCO and Celtic Events & Entertainment Present
Luka Bloom with special guest Sabrina Dinan

The Celtic Connection - April 2006

Innocence - Luka Bloom
Child's Play

Interview & Album Review by CINDY REICH
The Celtic Connection - April 2006

In Search of Innocence
Irish musician, Luka Bloom explains the inspiration behind his 10th album release, 'Innocence'.

Interview by CHRISTOPHER M. STATEN
The Connection Newspapers - Mount Vernon Gazette - March 30, 2006

Festival of music, song and dance shows many voices across cultures
Review by JOE BARRETT
Laois Nationalist - Thursday, March 30, 2006

Singer-songwriter Luka Bloom makes a tour stop at The Outpost
The Montclair Times - Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Luka Bloom blows away Kilkenny audience
Live Review by NAOISE O'DONOVAN COOGAN
Kilkenny Advertiser - Wednesday, 29 March 2006

Luka Bloom - Innocence
CD Review by KERRY DOOLE
Exclaim! Canada's Music Authority - March 07, 2006

Sunday afternoon music as Luka Bloom comes to Campbell's Tavern
Article by KEVIN MCGUIRE
Galway Advertiser - Thursday, 09 March 2006

Luka Bloom - Innocence
CD Review by THOM JUREK
All Music Guide - January 2006

Top Acts Play For Charity
Irish Independent - Tuesday, 17 January 2006

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  > 2005

Artists keep us in the Picture
Article by Jane Mullins
Leinster Leader - 10 November 2005

Luka makes his return to his favourite Sligo venue
Article by Fergal Gallagher
Sligo Weekender - Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Luka Bloom - Songs of Innocence
Interview by Benjamin Coombs
Galway Independent - Vol 5 - Issue 24 - 15 June 2005

Luka offers glimpse of a talent in full bloom
Interview by Tara King
The Clare Champion, Ennis - Friday, 3 June 2005

INNOCENCE - Luka Bloom
Interview by Jackie
Waterford Today - 01 June 2005

Luka Bloom - Innocence
CD Review by Benjamin Coombs
Galway Independent - Vol 5 - Issue 22 - 1 June 2005

Bloom's Innocence Not In Doubt
Article by Mike Farragher
Irish Voice - 01 June 2005

Luka Bloom @ The Playhouse, Derry
Live Review by Marc Burns
Derry News - 30 May 2005

The visit of a rare talent in full Bloom
The Clare Champion, Ennis - Friday, 27 May 2005

Changing houses works wonders for Luka Bloom
Interview by Kernan Andrews
Galway Advertiser - 26 May 2005

Bloom! Shake The Room
Interview by Jackie Hayden
Hot Press Magazine - 09 May 2005

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by Alice Farrell
JigTime - Music at your Fingertips - May 2005

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by Emema Sifa
db Magazine - Issue 355 - 6-19 April 2005

Luka Bloom @ Tilley's, March 16
Live Review by Annie Colquhoun
BMA Magazine - Issue 225 - 07 April 2005

Luka Bloom - Innocence
CD Review by Alicia Fox
Tsunami Mag - Issue 62 - April 2005

Luka Bloom - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by David DeVoe
Hybrid Magazine - Music Reviews - April 2005

Innocence - Luka Bloom
CD Review by Scott Podmre
Melbourne Sunday Herald Sun - 27 March 2005

Luka Bloom - Innocence
Album Review by Jackie Hayden
Hot Press - Album Reviews - 21 March 2005

Luka Bloom - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by Katrina Martin Davenport
Sponic Zine - Music Reviews - Issue 21 - 20 March 2005

In the frame
Article by Ritchie Yorke
The Sunday Mail - Queensland Newspapers - 20 March 2005

Luka Bloom
Interview by Chris Havercroft
X-Press Magazine - Issue 943 - 10 March 2005

Moore Brothers join the Irish Rugby Team!
Leinster Leader - 10 March 2005

Luka Bloom
Interview by Andrew P Street
db Magazine - Issue 353 - 9-22 March 2005

full bloom
Interview by Trent Dalton
Brisbane New Magazine - 9-15 March 2005

He's in fashion
The Post.ie - Sunday Business Post - 06 March 2005

A lone, late Bloom rooted in the bog
Interview by Eamon Carr
Evening Herald - 24 February 2005

Luka's in late bloom
Article by John McGurk
Sunday Life - 27 February 2005

Savoured Snaps - Luka Bloom, Musician
Village - Issue 21 - 19-25 February 2005

Luka Bloom - Innocence
CD Review by Siobhán Long
The Irish Times - Friday, February 18, 2005

Luka Bloom - Innocence
CD Review by Kernan Andrews
Galway Advertiser - Thursday, February 17, 2005

Luka Bloom - Innocence
CD Review by Dean Davis
in dublin - Issue 41 - February 17th - February 23rd 2005

Luka keeps a place in his heart for Kerry
Interview by Eve Kelliher
The Kingdom - Thursday, February 17, 2005

My name is Luka
Galway Independent - Entertainment - Vol 5, Issue 7 - 16 February 2005

Luka Bloom returns with a new album
Article by David Thorpe
Leinster Leader - Entertainment - 10 February 2005

Music review: Bloom and Ozark Sheiks put art over mass appeal
CD Review by Joe Kille
The Phoenix - Swarthmore College's Online Student Newspaper - 20 January 2005

Off The Cuff
Article by Mike Farragher
Irish Voice - 19 January 2005

Luka Bloom - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by Dave Heaton
erasing clouds - music reviews - issue 30 - January 2005

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  > 2004

Luka Bloom - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by Zach Bloom
HARP Magazine - Reviews - Nov/Dec 2004

Luka Bloom Returns to Shannon Shores
The Scene - Issue 37 - Thursday, 25 November 2004

The benefit of Luka's involvement
The Clare Champion - Friday, 19 November 2004

Take a Luka who's going cruising in Carrick town
Sligo Weekender - Tuesday, 16 November 2004

Luka Bloom On Recording Before Sleep Comes
Interview by Michael Molenda
Frets Magazine - Fall 2004

Luka Bloom - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by Greg Yost
Rockzillaworld Magazine - October 2004

Luka Bloom - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by Thom Jurek
All Music Guide - October 2004

Round of applause for Luka in Ballyferriter
The Kingdom - Thursday, October 14, 2004

It's Christy-mania as thousands of fans hit Killarney to see the master
The Kingdom - Thursday, October 07, 2004

Luka Bloom Chills Out, Steals Fest Crowd's Heart and Soul
Live Review by George Houde
Irish American Post - Vol. 5, Issue 3 - October 2004

Sweet dreams at Campbells
Western People - Wednesday, September 15, 2004

This riverboat song will have you singing along as you cruise
Sligo Weekender - Tuesday, August 24, 2004

Royal welcome awaits Luka in Lisdoonvarna
Article by Gerry Quinn
The Clare Champion - Friday, July 30, 2004

Double-header in music for the Glens Centre
Sligo Weekender - Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Dramatic skies set appropriate scene for art college celebrations
Article by TJ Flynn
The Clare Champion - Friday, July 23, 2004

Billboard Bits: The Music, Bennett, Bloom
Article by Barry A. Jeckell
Billboard - Daily Music News - 14 July 2004

Luka Bloom Live in New York
Knitting Factory, Saturday June 26th, 2004

Live Review by Alice Farrell
Jigtime.com - 7 July 2004

Luka Bloom - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by Siobhán Long
The Irish Times - Friday, June 25, 2004

Tendonitis forces singer's career change
The Republican - Thursday, 24 June 2004

Family resource centre to open - Pupils receive environmental accolade
Article by Niamh O'Donoghue
Kildare Nationalist - NewsBridge - Thursday, May 20, 2004

Luka Bloom's Sweet Dreams
Irish Voice - Irish Abroad - Irish American News - 6 May 2004

Luka Bloom - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by Dirk-Jan Arensman
Het Parool - Muziek - 29 April 2004

Luka Bloom: Before Sleep Comes
Saturday 17 April 2004 - Burgerweeshuis, Deventer

Live Review by John Beumer
Folkforum.nl - 19 April 2004

Luka Bloom at his gentlest
Interview and CD Review by Dick Laning
Rotterdams Dagblad - 15 April 2004

Luka's Lullaby
Article by Nicola McMahon
News Four - Sandymount, Irishtown, Ringsend Community Newspaper - April 2004

Before Sleep Comes - Luka Bloom
Sweet Dreams

CD Review by Cindy Reich
Celtic Connection - April 2004

Luka Bloom cancels tour
7news on Seven - News Story - 17 March 2004

Luka Soothes US With His Song - Before Sleep Comes
CD Review by Alice Farrell
JigTime International - March 2004

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  > 2003

Luka Bloom in Listowel
The Kingdom - Thursday, December 04, 2003

Luka Bloom @ The Purty Kitchen, Dun Laoghaire
Live Review by Colm O'Hare
Hot Press Magazine - 06 November 2003

Luka Bloom is ready to hit the road again
Irish Voice - 16 October 2003

Rostrevor - Golfers have great day in Boyle Cup
Club Return

Newry Democrat - Tuesday, October 14, 2003

Brothers in song, but not in music
Live Review by Damian Collins
Belfast Telegraph - 09 October 2003

Rostrevor - Community Association AGM
Writers' Collective

Newry Democrat - Wednesday, October 01, 2003

Red Hot Music is back in Naas
Leinster Leader - Thursday, 25 September 2003

It's 'Luka' no urther than Bloom in the Playhouse
Belfast Telegraph - 24 September 2003

Luka Bloom brings his unique talent to Ardhowen
Fermanagh Herald - Wednesday, 17th September 2003

Lisdoonvarna 2003, RDS, Dublin
Live Review by Sinead Ni Mhordha
Hot Press - the music reviews - 11 Sep 2003

Lisdoonvarna 2003, RDS, Dublin
Live Review by John Walshe
Hot Press - the music reviews -11 Sep 2003

In concert: Lisdoonvarna
RDS Arena, Dublin August 30

Live Review by Pat Pidgeon
Sunday Business Post - Sunday, September 07, 2003

Ballitore/Narraghmore - Luka Bloom headlines hall fundraising gig
Kildare Nationalist - Wednesday, September 03, 2003

Luka Bloom in concert for Crookstown hall refurbishment funds
Article by James Healy
Leinster Leader - Thursday, August 28, 2003

A summer Bloom to give pleasure in Grange
Sligo Weekender - Tuesday, July 22, 2003

Luka Bloom - Amsterdam
CD Review by Greg Yost
Sinwagon - Reviews - 2003

Luka Bloom - Amsterdam
CD Review by Will Harris
PopMatters - the magazine of global culture - 08 July 2003

Luka Bloom - Amsterdam
CD Review by Jonathan Pont
No Depression - July/August 2003

Every gig is precious as town venue hosts the stars
The Kingdom - Thursday, June 05, 2003

Bloom's Day
Live Review: Village Underground, New York
Irish Voice - 05 June 2003

Luka's back in Carlow for Éigse
Article by Michael Godfrey
Carlow Nationalist - Wednesday, June 04, 2003

Luka Bloom tour comes to Whelans
Campus.ie - Music & Gigs - 27 May 2003

Interview: Luka Bloom
Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
Amsterdam by Luka Bloom
Interview, Live & CD Review by Guido Van Pevenage
KKunst.com - Internet Magazine - 16 May 2003

Luka Bloom: Amsterdam
CD Review by Ben McEachen
The Advertiser - Thursday, 15 May 2003

An Irish bard's song
Musician Luka Bloom gaining wider audience

Interview by Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle - Sunday, May 11, 2003

Ireland's Luka Bloom returns to U.S. for tour
Article by Anna Maria Basquez
The Fort Collins Coloradoan - Thursday, May 8, 2003

Luka Bloom - Amsterdam - Dutch Treat!
CD Review by Cindy Reich
Celtic Connection - May 2003

The Kitchen Secrets of Luka Bloom
Article by Bart Steenhaut
DeMorgen, Brussels - Tuesday, 30 April 2003

Luka Bloom records a live album in Carre
Interview by Jacob Haagsma
Leeuwarder Courant - 19 April 2003

Live Luka in Full Bloom
Interview by Mike Farragher
Irish Voice - Thursday, 17 April 2003

Luka's Irish adventure starts with new album
Interview by Robert Cullen
Sligo Weekender - Tuesday, 15 April 2003

Luka Bloom returns to the Forum
Article by Munster Express Online
Munster Express - Friday, 11 April 2003

Luka Bloom's Amsterdam and live at the Riverbank
Article by Theresa Murray
Leinster Leader - Thursday, 10 April 2003

Luka's homecoming
Article by Carlow & Laois Nationalist
The Nationalist - Thursday, 10 April 2003

Luka Bloom, musical maestro, playing in Portlaoise on April 4
Compiled by Darren O'Loughlin
Leinster Express - 29 March 2003

Luka Bloom - Amsterdam (Big Sky)
Album Review by Colm O'Hare
Hot Press Magazine - 04 April 2003

Luka Bloom to launch his new album at An Taibhdhearc
Article by Kevin McGuire
Galway Advertiser - 20 March 2003

The 'Folksy Irish Rocker' Luka Bloom In Kingscourt
Irish Independent - 08 March 2003 -

Clonaslee students say no to Iraq war
Article by Denis J. Croke
Laois Nationalist - Friday, January 31, 2003

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  > 2002

Luka Bloom makes strings sing
Live Review by Henk Hoogenstraaten
Eindhovens Dagblad - 18 November 2002

Luka Bloom: Down-to-earth Irishman
Live Review by Eppo König
Rotterdams Dagblad - 12 November 2002

Bloom'n Marvellous!
Dublin Xtra - 10 July 2002

In bloom. Despite high cultural visa fees, Luka returns to America
Article by Wendy Kale
The Colorado Daily - 07 June 2002

Luka Bloom
Article by John O'Regan
Irish Music Magazine - June 2002

Luka Bloom - Between the 'Colorado' Mountain and the Moon
The Celtic Connection - May 2002

Why Luka Bloom loves Galway
Article by Kernan Andrews
Galway Advertiser - 23 May 2002

In Bloom - Luka Bloom - UCH - May 09
Live Review by Tommy Finneran
The Limerick Event Guide - 21 May - 03 June 2002

Luka Bloom comes to Waterford
Munster Express online - 10 May 2002

30 years a Bloom-in'
Interview by Jackie Hayden
Hot Press Magazine - 03 May 2002

Luka plays the NEC while Danu have a date in Abbeyfeale
Article by Stephen Stack
The Kerryman - 02 May 2002

Luka Bloom - Between the Mountain and the Moon
CD Review by Karen Iris Tucker
Acoustic Guitar - May 2002

A sort of homecoming for Bloom - Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Live Review by BC - Irish Echo
Irish Echo - 11-24 April 2002

A rovin' we will go
Article by Mike Gee
Revolver - Weekly Music Magazine, Sydney - 25 March 2002

Fans early morning queue for tickets to hear Christy and the brother play!
The Argus - 22 March 2002

One-man band
Article by Bruce Elder
The Age - 22 March 2002

Luka Bloom
Interview by Matt Connors
Time Off - Music Site - 19 March 2002

Luka Bloom - Music: Norwood Concert Hall
Live Review by Ben McEachen
The Advertiser - 18 March 2002

Luka the Irish - Australia's adopted troubadour
Article by Jane Cornwell
Sunday Magazine - Sunday Herald Sun, Melbourne - 17 March 2002

Christy Moore, Luka Bloom coup for Spirit Store
The Argus - 15 March 2002

Luka Bloom Live @ Cirque Royal, Brussels
Live Review by Jackie Hayden
Hot Press Magazine - 12 March 2002

Luka Bloom - Between The Mountain And The Moon
CD Review by Tom Clancy
The Irish Herald - 4 March 2002

Luka Bloom
Interview by Jeremy Green
dB Magazine online - March 2002

Luka Bloom - Between the Mountain and the Moon
CD Review by Mary Houlihan
Chicago Sun-Times - 24 February 2002

Luka Bloom - Between the Mountain and the Moon
CD Review by Steve Hochman
Los Angeles Times - 17 February 2002

Between The Mountain And The Moon - Luka Bloom
Album Review by Colm O'Hare
Hot Press Magazine - 12 February 2002

Luka Bloom - Between the Mountain and the Moon
CD Review by Tony Clayton-Lea
iVenus.com in association with Irish Tatler - February 2002

All Peaks, Few Valleys
Luka Bloom - Between the Mountain and the Moon

CD Review by Cindy Reich
Celtic Connection - February 2002

Luka Bloom: Troubadour of the bog
Article by Reinout Koperdraat
Amsterdams Stadsblad - 6 February 2002

Luka Bloom in Amsterdam
Interview by Andrew Balcombe
Expatica.com - news & community for the expatriate - February 2002

The Bogman returns
Interview by Tom Tuite
Irish Echo - 31 Jan - 13 Feb 2002

Kildare's Luka Bloom's back with a top class album
The Leinster Leader - 31 January 2002

He's a 'Bogman'
Western People - 30 January 2002

Bloom crafts a soundscape between the mountain and the moon
CD Review by Suzannah Evans
The Cavalier Daily - Online - 29 January 2002

Odyssey of lucky Luka
Interview by Joe Jackson
The Irish Independent - 20 January 2002

Shrugging off the paparazzi
Interview by Tony Clayton-Lea
The Irish Times - 18 January 2002

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  > 2001

The Undercover Review: Between The Mountain And The Moon
CD Review by Hector The Rock Dog
Undercover Media - November 2001

Between The Mountain And The Moon - Luka Bloom
CD Review by Julie Hosking
Herald Sun News - 18 November 2001

Blooming beautiful
LUKA BLOOM - Between the Mountain and the Moon

CD Review by Bruce Elder
Sydney Morning Herald - 20 October 2001

Luka Bloom - Between The Mountain And The Moon
CD Review by Mike Daly
The Green Guide - October 2001

Visa gloom for Bloom
Article by Mike Farragher; Irish Voice
Irish Abroad - Irish American News - 15 August 2001

Luka Bloom - Keeper Of The Flame
CD Review by Karen Iris Tucker
Time Out New York - August 9-16, 2001

LUKA BLOOM adds Magic to Oldies - Keeper Of The Flame
CD Review by Joel Selzin
SF Gate - San Francisco Chronicle - 29 July 2001

Luka Bloom in concert this Friday
Sligo Weekender - 05 July 2001

Luka Bloom for Cornmill Theatre, Carrigallen
Leitrim Observer - 22 June 2001

Luka Bloom is back for Bealtaine Festival gig
Article by Sylvia Pownall
Leinster Leader - 19 April 2001

Luka Bloom Lights up Limerick
Live Review by John O'Regan
Irish Music Magazine - April 2001

One Man Band which fascinates and moves
Live Review by Jan Vollaard
NRC Handelsblad, Leiden - 7 March 2001

Music Junkie Luka Bloom believes in his own magic
Article by Stijntje Blankendaal
Trouw de Verdieping - 5 March 2001

In Ireland I'll always be Christy Moore's wee brother...
Interview by Maeve Quigley
Sunday Mirror - February 11, 2001

On The Platform: Luka Bloom
in dublin - Vol 26 No 3 - 8th-21st February 2001

File Under " B"
Interview by Cedric Brogran
the event guide dublin - 7th-20th February 2001

Bloom's day for eclectic acoustics
Article by Niall Stanage
Sunday Business Post - 3 February 2001

Luka Bloom - Fuel For Life Fuels The Flames
Article by Paul O'Brien
Irish Music Magazine - February 2001

Luka Bloom: Keeper of the Holy Flame
Article by Eric van Domburg Scipio
Heaven - Popmagazine voor volwassenen - Jan/Feb 2001

Bloom's Day
Interview by John Walshe
Hot Press - 31 January 2001

In Bloom
Interview by Brian Boyd
The Irish Times - 31 January 2001

Luka to 'wow' Waterfront audience
Tyrone Courier - 24 January 2001

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  > 2000

BLOOMSDAY - Hunnas on time for Luka
The Age - 1 December 2000
Article by John Mangan and Ema Quayle

Luka to play in Wexford
Wexford Echo - Friday, 24 Nov 2000

Keeper of the Flame sees Luka Bloom again
Leinster Leader, Naas - 11 November 2000

Keeper Of The Flame - Luka Bloom
CD Review by Phil Udell
Hot Press - 9 November 2000

Luka Bloom speaks to All Ireland Music about his new album,
his music career and about being 'Christy's brother' ...

Interview by Dara de Faoite
All Ireland Music - November 2000

Irish singer defies easy labelling
Article by Larry Schwartz
The Age - 8 May 2000

Bloomin' heck
The Sydney Morning Herald - 5 May 2000

Luka Bloom - Salty Heaven
Review by Beth Rose Middleton
The California Aggie Online - 5 April 2000

Music Preview: Celtic singer Luka Bloom
makes his way back from a major-label exile

Article by Scott Mervis
Post Gazette, Pittsburgh - 24 March 2000

Luka Blooms at Red Hot Music Club
Kildare Nationalist - Friday, February 25, 2000

Luka Bloom - Salty Heaven
Interview by Marco Werman
The World Online - 25 January 2000

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  > 1999

Luka's Audiences
Interview by Marcus Metz
FolkWorld - Online Magazine - December 1999

Luka to Bloom in Paris
Article by Mick Walsh
The Irish Eyes - November 1999

Luka Bloom: Salty Heaven
Interview by Monique Montibon - NetCafe Editor
Borders Online - September 1999

critic pick - rock/pop - Luka Bloom
Article by Mary Armstrong
Philadelphia Citypaper.net - 9 September 1999

In full bloom
Live Review by Brent Hopkins
Daily Bruin Online - 3 June 1999

Luka Bloom - Interview
Interview by Mike Boehm
Los Angeles Times - 31-05-1999

Tending the Flame of Justice and Peace
Kildare Nationalist - 12 February 1999

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  > 1998

Luka Bloom in Frankfurt, Germany
1st of December 1998

Concert Review by Marcus Metz
FolkWorld - Online Magazine - December 1998

I love youse all
Article by Matt Buchanan
Sydney Morning Herald - Metro Magazine - 16 October 1998

In full bloom
Article by Peter Holmes
Sun-Herald - Timeout Magazine - 11 October 1998

Luka Bloom: Songs from Salty Heaven - "...With a Pinch of Salt..."
Interview by David Caren
Irish Music Magazine - September 1998

Bloom With A View
Article by John Walshe
Hot Press Magazine - 19 August 1998

The Records - Album of the Week: Luka Bloom: "Salty Heaven"
CD Review by Joe Jackson
The Irish Times - 24 July 1998

Exile finds heavenly welcome home
Article by Michael O'Hanlon
The Irish News Metro Section - 15 July 1998

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  > 1996

Acoustic journey to success
Article by Richard Jinman
The Australian - 22 October 1996

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  > 1995

Féile Bhríde - St Brigid's Cathedral, Kildare
Review by John Walshe
Hot Press - 8 February 1995

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  > 1994

THRILLS: Room full of Bloom
Article by Susan Froyd
Westword.com - News - 2 November 1994

Luka Bloom - Sanctuary
Interview by Denise Sofranko
Dirty Linen - October/November 1994

Luka Bloom, Zurich, Switzerland - 25 September 1994
Concert Review by Reto Koradi
Consumable - The Electronic Fanzine - 24 October 1994

Luka Bloom - Turf
Album Review by Lee "Train" Zimmerman
Miami New Times - 14 September 1994

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  > 1993

A Folkie Who Doesn't Look Back
Concert Review by Ann Powers
New York Times - 22 February 1993

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  > 1992

Luka Bloom - Enmore Theatre, Sydney, November 20
Concert Review by Bernie Brian
Green Left Weekly - 25 November 1992

Luka Bloom / The Frames / Loyko
at The National Stadium, Dublin, 2nd October 1992

Live Review by Tara McCarthy
Hot Press - October 1992

Luka Bloom - The Acoustic Motorbike
Interview by Keith Mills
Bicycle Guide - August 1992

The Acoustic Motorbike
Album Review by Maureen Brennan
Dirty Linen - June/July 1992

In concert, Bloom is in blossom
Live Review by Jae-Ha Kim
Chicago Sun-Times - 6 April 1992

Irishman does a mean folk-rap
Article by Jae-Ha Kim
Chicago Sun-Times - 3 April 1992

Luka Bloom - The Acoustic Motorbike
Album Review by Elysa Gardner
Rolling Stone - February 1992

A Song in the Dark
I never heard the melody, till I needed the song.

Interview by Geert Henderickx
Oor - Dutch Music Magazine - 25 January 1992

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  > 1991

Ben & Jerry's Newport Folk Festival
Sunday, August 11, 1991

Live Review by Joe F. Compton
Dirty Linen - December 1991/January 1992

Sounds Around Town
Luka Bloom @ The Knitting Factory

Article by Karen Schoemers
The New York Times - August 23, 1991

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  > 1990

Recording of August 1990: Riverside
LUKA BLOOM: Riverside

Album Review by RICHARD LEHNERT
Stereophile - Vol.13, No.8, August, 1990

A Good Luka - Ken Hunt hears why Barry made a change
Interview by KEN HUNT
Folk Roots - July 1990

Luka Bloom
Interview by S. DECEMBRINI
Nite Moves - May 1990

Bloom Seeks Rock Fans
Article by KEN EISNER
The Georgia Straight - Music - April 27 - May 4, 1990

Luka Bloom - Riverside
Album Review by Norman S. Shaw
The Indianapolis Star - March 15, 1990

'Riverside' announces Bloom as a major force
Album Review by Peter Blackstock
The Austin American-Statesman - March 22, 1990

Luka Bloom - Riverside
Billboard - March 10, 1990

Luka Bloom - Riverside
Album Review by Linda Ryan
The Gavin Report - March 1990

Luka Bloom - Riverside
Album Review by PAUL EVANS
Rolling Stone - March 1990

Into The Arms Of America
Article by Bill Graham
Hot Press - 25 February 1990

The Irish Emigrant - Music
Articles by Richard O'Shaughnessy
Irish Emigrant Online - July 1989 | Febr 1990

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