Willy Vlautin

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Beloved by a compact group of fans and ignored by everyone else, cult artists continue to release music that is pretty much heads and shoulders above (...)

Death Cab For Cutie are at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Thursday

Saturday January 19 RUDIMENTAL Olympia Theatre, Dublin 7pm €38.05 ticketmaster.ie; also Sunday January 20th, same venue Nominations for the Mercury P(...)

Charlie Plummer in 'Lean on Pete'

Charley (Charlie Plummer) is a motherless 15-year-old Portlandian whose sweet disposition is rather at odds with his hardened circumstances. His immat(...)

Actor Charlie Plummer: Next week you can see him shine in Andrew Haigh’s wonderful ‘Lean on Pete’.  Photograph: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images

Right now, some old jerk is somewhere complaining that younger people communicate only through grunts and emojis. Old jerks have been doing this since(...)

Tradfest: sisters Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer's debut Irish performance is on Sunday at Dublin Castle

Saturday Jan 27 Tradfest 2018 Saturday, January 27th and Sunday 28th, various venues in Dublin city centre The annual Tradfest continues this week wi(...)

Willy Vlautin: songs and stories of the hard life, pictured in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It’s a mark of how gentrified the publishing industry has become that Willy Vlautin’s work appears singular not because of its style but its subject m(...)

Willy Vlautin has always been a masterful storyteller. He’s spent over 20 years doing it as Richmond Fontaine’s songwriter and more recently as a (...)

Authors Willy Vlautin, Catherine O’Flynn and Paul Lynch convey a strong sense of place

The humidity of Faulkner’s south; the moors of Wuthering Heights; the leafy lanes of John McGahern’s novels. Reading a story with an ingrained sens(...)

The Delines: Colfax
  • Music
  • April 25, 2014, 00:00

In writer Willy Vlautin’s monochrome world there are no happy endings – just enough light to keep hope alive. His work with Richmond Fontaine o(...)

Willy Vlautin: “I just wrote for myself, as a way of keeping my head straight.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is a natural goodness about the American writer Willy Vlautin. In this era of superhype, in which many authors appear wary, impatient or (...)