In 2002 Simon living in Ireland touring and playing solo and with Betts-Keane, an Australia-Irish Duo. Betts-Keane from formed in Australia in 2001 and performed gigs in Australia to rev reviews. Simon traveled to live in Ireland in 2002 and Betts-Keane went on to play many gig including playing in from of 10,000 people at the 2002 Dunbrody Festival.
On 16 July 2016 Simon aka Soul Trader returned to New Ross, Wexford (Ireland), to perform as Betts-Keane in a a venue the duo has played almost 14 year to the day earlier.
Oh man what a night, hadn’t seen Brendan in 14 years and he just hit it. Like we’d never been apart. Such a great night.
Click here to see some photos from the night.