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Wed 10th Aug 2022

Whelan’s Upstairs



Dublin 5 piece indie folk act Black Bank Folk return from the covid hiatus!!

Fresh from the studio, where the band completed the recording of their 3 rd album (pencilled for release in December 2022) the band are excited to get back on stage for their first Irish gigs in 2 years.

A powerful blend of folk songwriting with indie guitar rhythms and beats weaved together with the traditional shades of whistles, fiddle and uilleann pipes. With new singles, an album, and touring to follow 2022 promises to kick the band to the next level. Starting in Whelans…

“Stories of love and loss told with fluency and grace” 4/5 Irish Times, The Ticket (Rising review)

“The Rising stars of folk” Irish Times (Interview)

“Rising by the Dublin band Black Bank Folk is the most melodically entrancing, historically astute and heart-breaking album of Irish music I have ever heard.” -Bill Nevins, No Depression (Interview)

“What a band. What an album” (Last Star Fall) – Damien Dempsey

“Black Bank Folk make the marriage of rock and folk seem the most natural pairing in the world. Sheer quality” 8/10 HotPress (Last Star Fall review)


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€16 available online from Whelan’s.

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on all bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.