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“Moon looks on” will launch the lead single from their forthcoming EP in Whelan’s on June 21st

“Moon looks on” are a 7 piece band fronted by singer songwriter Stephen Gormley.

Described as a folk pop roots driven band, they are known for their energetic performances and foot stomping live shows.

The band Formed in 2016 and recorded their first ep within a few months.

This was picked up by a number of radio stations including Radio X in Manchester where it was championed by Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets) and Jo Good.

2017 saw the band being featured on the Other Voices TV show along with touring on the festival circuit across Ireland playing a multitude of venues, to name but a few, Electric Picnic, Sligo Live, The Westport Arts Festival, Ones To Watch Festival, Ruby Sessions and shows in London including a support slot in Somerset House on the bill with Birdy. The band were also invited down to Dingle again in February to perform in St James Church on Philip Kings show the South Wind Blows in a live broadcast on RTE.

2018 is shaping up to be a busy year for the Band, already booked in for lots of festivals including, Knockanstockan, The inishboffin Arts Festival and Dingle Festival, This is the Bands only Dublin Gig for the summer.

The band encompasses a fusion of both modern contemporary folk and soul, with little dabs of reggae, blues and pop. The bones of the music are built around the songs told as stories and then layered on a pulsating bass and drums backline, then weaved together with the harmonically and melodically rich sound of violin and piano playing counterpoint to one another over the backdrop of electric guitars providing a massive soundscape.

“moon looks on” are: Stephen Gormley-guitar & vocals, Aisling Bridgeman-violin, Jack Bird-drums, Laura Ryder- keys, Andy Rag-bass. Jack Hussey- guitar, Matilda O Mahony – vocals

“these guys are gonna be massive” Clint Boon radio x Manchester

TICKETS

€10 / €8 Student (door)

Advanced tickets available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-7pm M-F)

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

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

AFTER THE GIG

Indie & Alternative Dance Party | Drinks Promos | 11pm til 3am or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue – Free Entry via front door until 10:30pm.