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THE FALSE AND THE FAIR present their new EP, The Space In Between. The five-song collection sees the Dublin band distilling folk influences and wistful lyricism through the pulsing rhythms and raw guitar work fans have come to expect.

On a camping trip in the Wicklow mountains, Tommy was the first to wake up. He climbed some rocks and sat down, headphones on, looking down over the campsite where his friends slept. As he breathed in the cool morning air, the voice of Townes Van Zandt reverberated in his ears:

“…the sun will rise soon on the False and the Fair.”

In that moment a band was born. The first to join was Adam, shortly followed by his kindred spirit and psychic twin Jacob. Together their bass and drums formed the beating heart of the band, the pulse that brought Tommy’s songs to life. Cormac’s mellow guitar tone was the final piece of the puzzle, providing the indefinable emotional lift these songs needed to truly soar.

Once assembled, The False and the Fair wove their psychedelic web around Tommy’s distinctive vocals and folk songwriting to create a uniquely atmospheric blend of alternative rock. The band soon became known for their live shows, with songs running the gamut from manic energy to somber reflection and back again at a moment’s notice.

The sun will rise soon…

“(On EP track ‘Gone Tomorrow’) There’s a lovely cross-over between late 60’s folk, psychedelia and alternative rock, the former courtesy of Love, the middle from Jerrerson Airplane and the latter genre from The Doors.”Remy

“The lead guitar, shimmering cymbals/atmospheric percussion work and leading baselines all blend perfectly together and build (Gone Tomorrow) slowly to a spine tingling crescendo aided by some beautifully arranged harmonies.”The minor Fall, The Major Lift


€8.50 adv / €10

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


Whelan’s Indie DJ in the bar and Sonntags [Disco/House/Funk] upstairs from 11pm til late (Free Entry).