Nobody’s Watching Single Launch
^ Upstairs ^
The Optimists are a pop/alternative original band based in Dublin. Made up of 6 students from the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM), the band are a group of eccentric, excitable young people with a range of different musical abilities. Their influences include; Years and Years, Foals and Biffy Clyro. The band have only played together for a year but have already had their radio debut and played a range of high end gigs around the country, in venues such as; The Button Factory, Whelan’s, The Workman’s Club, The Swagman and many more.
Pieced together by total luck, after guitarist, Tom McGlynn’s failed attempt at being a lyricist, the band have progressed hugely in the last few months. The Optimists are releasing their first debut single “Nobody’s Watching”, a huge hit among their fans, on January 25th with the Launch Gig being held upstairs in Whelans on February 4th with big plans to follow for 2016. They hope to release their first EP in late Autumn, now that their song books are over flowing. This EP is greatly anticipated by fans of the band, as their music is becoming widely known throughout Dublin for it’s catchy hooks and tasty guitar riffs. UCD’s “College Tribune” described the band as “passionate and extremely focused” and “unsurprisingly optimist”
€4 earlybird / €5 Student / €6 door
Advanced tickets available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat)
– 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