Josh Ritter is to perform live at HMV Grafton Street today, Friday 29 August, at 6pm to celebrate the release of his new album 'Hello Starling'.

'Hello Starling' is released on Independent Records in Ireland over a week prior to its US release.

Produced by former Frames member, David Odlum, the album features the singles 'Man Burning', 'Kathleen' and a studio version of the Other Voices track 'Snow Is Gone'.

Ritter will headline Stage II at the Lisdoonvarna Festival at the RDS tomorrow, Saturday 30 August.