Month: February 2011

ENEMIES

The Richter Collective presents ENEMIES + ALARMIST & CROUPIER. NEW 7” VINYL SINGLE After the success of the band’s debut album We’ve Been Talking, Wicklow, Ireland-based instrumental four-piece Enemies will release a limited edition 7” vinyl featuring the songs ‘Coco Et Moi’ and ‘Robert Reid’.

AFRICA UNITE

AFRICA UNITE + FRED AND BOB. At the news of Bob Marley’s untimely death in 1981, musicians Bunna and Madaski formed a band and named it in honour of one of Marley’s best known, best loved songs- Africa Unite.

BRAD PITT LIGHT ORCHESTRA

CLOCKWORK APPLE PRESENTS: BRAD PITT LIGHT ORCHESTRA + LITTLE XS FOR EYES & SEEPING INTO CINEMAS Clockwork Apple returns this April 8th with a line up consisting of 3 unique and incredibly talented acts. Headlining the night are Brad Pitt Light Orchestra who are supported by little xs for eyes and Seeping into Cinemas.

LOW SEA

LOW SEA + Sacred Animals & The Riot Tapes. Ireland-based duo Low Sea combine warped seasick-shoegaze, nostalgic pop melody and fuzzed-out dreampop, all cemented on a solid krautrock platform.

TOUCHWOOD

TOUCHWOOD + guests. Having spent the last year perfecting new material for their forthcoming debut E.P., TouchWood’s foray onto the stage is one of the most hotly anticpated of 2011 so far and promises to blow the socks of punters. 

LUMIERE

LUMIERE + guests. Lumiere is two distinct voices cut from the same geographic cloth. One is Éilís Kennedy, whose sound has ready access to the soul without need for scaffolding or spotlights. For over a decade, hers has been one of the most underrated voices in Irish music.

Re:PUBLIC2011 ROCK’N’ROLL FUNDRAISER

Re:PUBLIC2011 ROCK’N’ROLL FUNDRAISER featuring: The Mighty Stef The Vagabonds Candy and the Creeps Flavo (Fast-Shape-Sound) Celebrate the end of the electioneering period, and raise funds for the Re:Public2011 campaign to hold future public political debates!

GRÁINNE DUFFY

GRÁINNE DUFFY + guests. Blues, Rock and Soul from Co. Monaghan diva. Gráinne Duffy is a regular at Jazz & Blues festivals in the UK & Ireland. She played three nights at Glastonbury in 2008, hosting the blues sessions on the Acoustic Stage and presenting artists like Joan Baez, Suzanne Vega, Sinead O Connor and Seasick Steve.

ROISIN O

MCD presents ROISIN O + guests. Rising singer/songwriter Roisin O has announced a Dublin headline show at Whelan’s on March 31st. She has been making big waves on the live circuit recently, having played been asked to support names such as The Coronas, Imelda May, Shay Cotter, Mary Black and Robert Cray.

DEVIL’S BRIGADE

Demented Promotions & Quija Present in assocation with Tower Live DEVIL’S BRIGADE plus guests Celebrated Bay Area punk legend Matt Freeman of Rancid and Operation Ivy fame released the long awaited, self-titled debut album for his side project Devils Brigade on August 31, 2010 via Hellcat Records.