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JP Hennessy is an Irish recording artist located in Seattle. Raised in Ireland, JP began playing the guitar at the age of 15. He studied Music at the University of West London and then left to pursue his music career with Irish rock band the VooDoos. It was with this band that Hennessy performed at the MTV EMA Awards 2011 to an audience of 15,000 music fans. He played a large role in writing the VooDoos' first album and with them toured America, Ireland, Spain and Germany.
In 2012, Hennessy parted ways with the VooDoos to pursue his own solo career.
Currently based in Seattle, JP has quickly gained a solid and loyal fanbase in the Pacific Northwest. In 2015 he succeeded in getting on to some of Seattle's most popular festivals including NW Folklife and the Bite of Seattle.
His music has received airplay on popular local radio stations such as Click 98.9, 88.5 KPLU and 90.7 KEXP, and can be streamed on iTunes, Spotify, and many more.
Hennessy's music is best described as rockin' soul blues, and he has a deep influence from artists such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bill Withers, Eric Clapton, BB King, Jimi Hendrix, John Mayer and more!With one studio EP and a Live & Unplugged CD under his belt, JP is now directing his focus on to a new recording project, with plans of a release in early 2016.