JASON RINGENBERG + guests Jason Ringenberg, formerly of Jason and the Scorchers is no stranger to Ireland. Jason is the original roots punk barnstomper, the Scorchers “singlehandedly rewrote the history of rock n roll in the South” -Rolling Stone. In 2008 they were awarded the Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance…. Read more »
Month: June 2012
Musiclee.ie presents GARY NICHOLSON + special guests Gary Nicholson is a number one hit songwriter, a two time Grammy winning producer, a world traveling performer, recording artist, and session guitarist. In 2006 he was nominated to the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, in 2011 he was inducted into the Texas Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.
J ROOTS + guests Out of the ashes of ‘Keltic Posse’ and ‘Analogue Mindfield’ comes a fresh new sound in the form of J Roots. With 28 years of experience making and producing music on an international level, frontman J Roots — AKA Johnny Quinn — has created a new album Soapbox Fury…. Read more »
NUALA KENNEDY + AJ ROACH “Stunning Irish/Scottish traditional music with a twist” MAVERICK Nuala Kennedy grew up playing traditional music in Dundalk, Co.Louth, and honed her skills in Edinburgh Scotland where she attended art college. She is just returned from a year making music in Brooklyn New York.
Champagne Animal host a night in aid of ‘Dogs in Distress’ CHAMPAGNE ANIMAL SHE’S A BEAUTY DELLA MANNION + Comedy from Gerry McBride Fresh from being shortlisted in the ‘Hotpress Lift Off Competition’, Champagne Animal are quickly becoming one of irelands most exciting unsigned bands.
DOTT, TELL NO FOXX, REDWOODS
Whelan’s Sounds of Summer presents DOTT, TELL NO FOXX REDWOODS + guests Dott are a new band from Galway, Ireland who play shiney, harmony-driven garage pop. The band, formed in January 2012, is lead by songwriter Anna McCarthy (vocals/guitar) with Laura Finnegan (bass/vocals) Nicola Cosgrove (guitar) and Tony Higgins (drums). Dott release their eagerly… Read more »
POPICAL ISLAND ALL DAY POP EXTRAVAGANZA
POPICAL ISLAND SATURDAY AN ALL DAY POP EXTRAVAGANZA A FREE all day party with about 20 bands playing on two stages to celebrate the launch of our third and final compilation! Confirmed to play on the day: Biggles Flys Again Big Monster Love Ginnels Grand Pocket Orchestra Groom Jonny Fun and the…Hesitations Land Lovers… Read more »
PETER ROWAN + guests Grammy-award winner and six-time Grammy nominee, Peter Rowan is a bluegrass singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, and following his stint in Old & In the Way with Jerry Garcia and subsequent breakout as both… Read more »
SPOOK OF THE THIRTEENTH LOCK
Whelan’s Sounds of Summer & Love Live Music Day present SPOOK OF THE THIRTEENTH LOCK WYVERN LINGO YELLOWBRIDGE + guests Named after a poem about a haunted canal lock, The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock match Irish folk and traditional sounds with more modern experimental rock sounds. With the release of their new album The Brutal… Read more »
MCD.ie presents THE VIEW + THE RAGLANS ‘Cheeky For A Reason’ will be released by the bands new label Cooking Vinyl on July 6th and pre-ceded by a single on 25th June.