Ciaran has already racked up over 14 MILLION plays on Spotify, this is unprecedented for such a new artist. Aghagallon native Ciaran Lavery has been announced as the winner of the Hot Press Big Break competition and announces his first headline Irish tour at the same time. He beat off intense competition to be the cover star of Hot Press magazine on May 27th 2015. Its been an incredible year for the Irish singer songwriter where already he has wracked up an incredible 14 million plays on Spotify of his debut album and EP. He won much critical acclaim for the release of the Sea Legs mini album, a collaborative album with Derry based electronic artist Ryan Vail, he has sold out two headline shows in London, he plays Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Camp Bestival in a summer of festivals across the UK, Europe and Ireland. He has supported The Staves, The Villagers, Stu Larsen and was nominated Artist in residence at the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. He was named amongst the top ten new artists at this years Great Escape Festival of new music in Brighton in a feature by award winning Irish Blogger Nialler9.