Whelans Sounds Of Summer presents:
The Notas formed in 2010 and have since then become one of Ireland’s brightest up and coming bands. Numbering 6 strong the band are made up of several different cultures including Nigerian, Zimbabwean, Pakistani, French and Irish and make heavy indie music often compared to the likes of Foals, Wu Lyf and Wild Beasts. 2011 saw them releasing their debut EP “See You When The Sun’s Out” to great reception getting them coverage on RTE, Nialler9’s blog, Phantom’s I-con calling show and at the end of the year being one of State Magazine’s Face’s of 2012. They are recording a new EP and are set to become one of Ireland’s most exciting bands.
Big September, previously known as Peakinʼ Trippers, are a 5 piece indie rock/pop band from Bray, Ireland. Big September made it to the final of the Hot Press Untamed competition and came second to Seven Days in 2010. They have recently played alongside the Republic of Loose, Paddy Casey, Royseven and Bipolar Empire.
In November 2011, Big September played at the Irish Music TV Awards at the Sugar Club, opening the show. Over the last number of months they have played alongside other top Irish acts including Ham Sandwich, The Riptide Movement and the Hot Sprockets. They also appeared on an episode of reality show Fade Street on RTE 2 in December 2011.
The Yips are a four piece rock band with blues and funk influences. Roisin Doyle (lead vocals), Steven McCann (guitar and vocals), Cathal McKenna (bass and vocals) and Bev King (drums) met in October 2011 at the new music college BIMM Dublin.
SOUNDS OF SUMMER
It is also :
21st June – REVEREND DEADEYE
21st June – CASHIER NO 9
22nd June – THE RIPTIDE MOVEMENT, PUGWASH & THE SHOOS
22nd June – SPOOK OF THE THIRTEENTH LOCK
23rd June – DOTT, TELL NO FOXX, REDWOODS
24th June – LITTLE GREEN CARS
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).