Legendary Irish songwriter Pete St. John has been announced as the recipient of the 2020 Music Award at the iBAM! 2020 Virtual Gala Awards set to take place on December 11th. The Chicago based iBAM! (Irish Books, Arts & Music) Gala Awards honour and celebrate the best in Irish heritage and culture.
Dubliner Pete St. John is known for his works The Fields of Athenry, The Rare Ould Times and The Ferryman which are recognised across the world, as well as being recorded by many household names.
He has been honoured and acknowledged for his work over the years both in Ireland and internationally, including his introduction to the IMRO Academy in 2013.