Mickey Stephens grew up on the Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland.
He fronted The Mighty Shamrocks who were signed to Belfast's Good Vibrations label in the 1980's.
The Shamrocks' album "Paddy" was released in 2012.
Mickey now lives near Charlotte, North Carolina and plays with Poor Blue: Otis Hughes (bass), Jeff Kephart (drums) and Tom Williams (guitar).
Poor Blue released their first album "You're Welcome" in 2015.
Mickey Stephens & Poor Blue's new album "Wasteground" is released on March 28th, 2018
No Depression described it as a "sublime work of art."