RED SAIL [EP Launch]
SIVE & BIGGLES FLYS AGAIN
Red Sail launch ‘We Still Build Forts’ Upstairs in Whelan’s on June 15th. Support on the night from Biggles Flys Again & Sive. €5 entry including a free Ep.
Red Sail, who formed in 2011, are a Dublin based alternative folk act with it’s three members originally hailing from Meath, Wexford and Roscommon. Their songs use the simple building blocks of piano, guitars and vocal harmonies to create music that sounds new and familiar all at once.
They released their début EP ‘Paper Cutouts’ in May 2012 which gained them regional, national and UK radio play. They also made appearances at Hard Working Class Heroes Festival and Electric Picnic.
In January 2013, they began the year with a performance at Whelan’s Ones to Watch festival, before embarking on a month long tour of Belgium, Holland and Germany. Returning in February, they got to work putting the finishing touches on their next release.
” It would be surprising if this band didn’t join the mainstays of the modern folk music world to become known as Ireland’s best of the genre. ” – GoldenPlec
” A hard band to pin down but an easy one to love. ” – HOTPRESS magazine
” I’m genuinely excited by Dublin based three piece ‘Red Sail’… Their indie-folk sound is simply gorgeous and reminds me a little of a lo-fi Belle & Sebastian. ” – 2 U I Bestow Blog
” Paper Cutouts EP – ★★★★★ ” – Music Review Unsigned
“…Red Sail have garnered a lot of attention on the Dublin music scene. They create charming, atmospheric folk with an indie sensibility.” – Decode magazine
Entry includes a free Red Sail 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).