Each monthly featured artist will donate a portion of their proceeds that month back to Music for the Mission to help our great cause!
This month’s Artist of the Month is
Bob Halligan Jr.!
Bob Halligan Jr.
Bob Halligan Jr has written over 1,100 songs, 200 of which have been recorded by artists internationally with sales over 30 million units. Cher, KISS, Michael Bolton, Judas Priest, Kathy Mattea, Rebecca St. James and many others have helped put nine Gold and Platinum records on Halligan’s wall, including the hit song “Don’t Close Your Eyes” by KIX.
For 26 years he has led the Celtic pop-rock group Ceili Rain, and also portrays Paul McCartney in Beatlemania Stage Show. His one-man show called PaulTheBeatle has enjoyed great success with audiences around the US. Bob has sung on recordings with Billy Joel, Joan Jett, Felix Cavaliere and Michael McDonald, and was nominated as a songwriter for a CABLE ACE Award for Original Song of the Year.
He was an Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University for 12 years, where he taught songwriting, film scoring, music business and a Beatles class. He has composed and performed scores for 4 silent films at The Julien Dubuque INT’L Film Fest. In 2017, he was given the Distinguished Alumni Award by Christian Brothers Academy.
Mr. Halligan was recently the only American invited to sing at a Papal gathering of 100,000 people in Italy, and met Pope Francis.
Learn more here: https://www.ceilirain.com