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New Irish soul acts U.M.A.N only released his soul song “Flamin’Day” last month and after
receiving it first ever play on the Ian Dempsey show, the single shot to No.5 on the iTunes singles chart!
Since then the single has been added to several Irish radio stations and has broken the top 30 radio chart and also on Shazam. The single is continuing to grown and is already heading for 200 thousand plays on Spotify.
U.M.A.N which is an abbreviation for U. Must. Act. Now is the new artists name for singer songwriter Brian Flanagan who had perviously released an album that featured a duet with Folk Blues Legend Eric Bibb which he performed with on the Late Late Show and he joined Bibb on his Irish Tour.
Brain also wrote the charity single for Sile Seoige and celebrity choir which included Jack L, Mary Black, Roisin O etc which reached No. 6 in the Irish charts over Christmas and earned 25K for the charity, Brian also composed a song for Easter Rising anniversary featuring Finbar Furey.
After joining with Collective Management early this year, Brian has been focused on finding a new sound and directions which they have found with the first single from the U.M.A.N project Flamin’Day! More single will follow later this year and U.M.A.N will play his first headline show in Whelans on Sept 8th tickets on sale from ticketmaster this Friday at 9am.
TICKETS – SOLD OUT
€10 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
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 via front door until 10:30pm | Drinks Promos