Three nights with
+ Sunken Foal
Sun 11th, 18th & 25th November
For three weeks this November, lo-fi songsmith Si Schroeder will take residence upstairs in Whelan’s, Wexford St.
Over the course of the residency Si will play three very different sets, mixing solo performances and full band sets, and playing long unheard tracks from his Choice nominated ‘Coping Mechanisms’ in new arrangements, along with a complete airing of his soon-to-be-released LP ‘Holding Patterns’, and debuting some brand new material – including, for the first time in over ten years, some entirely electronic tracks. He will be rounding off the three gigs with the release of a digital EP of a seasonal nature, whose contents will not be revealed until the 25th of November.
Each show will be accompanied by a different support, including Chequerboard and Sunken Foal.
Nov 11th – Sunken Foal
Nov 18th – Glimmermen
Nov 25th – Chequerboard
‘Beautiful, beguiling, dreamy’ – Jim Carroll (The Irish Times)
‘Unique and otherworldly’ – Nialler9
Si Schroeder is a Dublin-based musician who mixes his voice with guitars, samples, acoustic instruments, beats and live drums to create haunting and uplifting melodic songs exploring the darker side of the human condition. His debut album, the critically acclaimed Choice Music Prize nominated COPING MECHANISMS (2006), was the Irish Times’ record of the week, Foggy Notions’ album of the year, and is in the Hot Press list of top Irish albums of all time.
Highlights among his live shows include 2007’s Electric Picnic, 2008’s Future Days, The Kilkenny Arts Festival 2009, and abroad at EUROSONIC in Holland, Berlin’s Popkomm and New York’s Intelfest, The Chicago Cultural Center, and repeat visits to London’s influential Kosmische Club.
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Indie DJ from 11pm til late or you might even catch the end of Jaime Nanci and the Blue Boys in the front bar (9pm, Free).