+ a secret guest performer
”Charismatic, dynamic, soul gripping, Fusion Family grab you by the scruff, and pull your ass through a set that makes you laugh, cry, sweat, f*%k, love, hate and tickle your groovebox, brilliant!” – Brian Hogan (Kíla)
”Fusion Family are an impressive Irish band with a good handle on how to craft successful music – Jim Lockhart (The Horslips)
”Im lookin forward to this with the guys, hopefully the fusion family will be huge, and they’ll let me open for one of their big arena gigs, can u imagine the amount of women throwing themselves at my feet, but I’d say NO, f*%k you, where were you when I was a teenager, you fickle bastards…” – David McSavage (RTE’s The Savage Eye)
Fusion Family have just returned from their first venture to L.A. The band were invited to work with ex black grape member and super producer Danny Saber (The Rolling Stones / U2 / David Bowie / Willie Nelson / Public Enemy) One of the bands new tracks ‘HATE’ has been selected to appear on Danny Sabers new Record ‘Saber Bytes 2’ which is being released in the states in March 2013.Fusion Family are one of three unsigned acts featuring on the compilation and are the only other Irish artists on the record apart from Bono (u2) who has has an original solo song on the record.
Fusion Family’s bass player Stephen O Neil played alongside Andre 3000 in The Jimmy Hendrix film which was shot in Ireland earlier this Year.Danny Bramson music supervisor and producer of the Jimmy Hendrix Movie (Almost Famous / Austin Powers / Mission Impossible 3 / Vanilla sky) has described Fusion Family’s music as ‘Superior’ and as a Career band’). After seeing the band perform at the Jimmy Hendrix Movie rap party Danny Bramson Invited the
guys to Stay with him and his family for the first week of their Stay in L.A.
While in L.A. the band recorded their new Album entitled ‘Dreams Like these’ they also shot two music videos one of which was shot on Venice beach and met with a number of top Industry heads over a hectic three weeks including the ex Killers manager Larry Little who was so impressed by the bands one of a kind music video Dr. Sadler he said ”your video is simply amazing!!! It looks like a million dollar video, how did you pull that off”?
The Video That Larry was blown away by was financed by the band through gigs in Dublin over 8 months, it was the largest project the band have attempted to Date.The Second Part Of Fusion Family’s Dr. Sadler is going to be shot in may next year. The Guys are already planning for next years travel to L.A. summer 2013, after receiving an Offer
of three weeks worth of Dates as well as the opportunity to be back in such an amazing part of the world.
€10 w/ EP
Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue (FREE ENTRY, 12am).