Get ready for some very good tunes
DAITHÍDaithí is an electronic music producer obsessed with the culture of Ireland. The choice award nominee combines nature recordings, old Irish samples and analogue synths to create a unique type of house music that’s soaked in Irish culture. A mainstay in the Irish gigging scene, his live show is an improvised performance, creating on the spot dance music using synths, drum machines and live fiddle.
MUNDYFollowing Jellylegs, Mundy went on to release the multi-platinum record 24 Star Hotel, with hit tracks ‘July’ and ‘Mexico’ becoming firm favourites. Raining Down Arrows, which hit the #1 slot in the Irish Album Charts, came next and was recorded in the musically revered city of Austin, Texas. His 4th studio album, Strawberry Blood, followed in 2009 and saw Mundy touring Ireland, Australia and the UK once more.
ATTENTION BÉBÉAttention Bébé's hot stepping, side slapping, parcel passing, sh*t kicking, face exploding, groin grinding, roof-raising tunes are all that you need to banish those September blues. It's straight-up, no kissing with Attention Bébé. Having played such earth-shattering shows as the Portobello World Tour, Electric Picnic, Trinity Ball and barns nationwide, Attention Bebe is coming at ya like Cleopatra. Wha? It’s not just about them you see, it's about you too.
THE LATCHIKÓSThe Latchikós' sound is heavy with wild fiddle playing, driving Gaelic beats and comical lyrics which combines to give new sound in the colourful tapestry of World music. Well-known virtuoso violinist, popular television personality, and front man from the YouTube and chart hit song "No Privatisation - Irish Water, Irish Nation," Aindrias de Staic delights with master storytelling and theatrics.
JUNIOR BROTHERChosen as one of RTÉ's Rising Irish Stars of 2018, and as one of The Irish Times' Irish music contenders ready to break through in 2019, Junior Brother is an Alternative Folk singer from Co. Kerry, Ireland, playing sometimes humorous, sometimes heady tunes. Strange stories, poetic and arcane, unfold with reckless abandon upon an idiosyncratic Guitar and Foot Tambourine accompaniment, taking musical influence from his upbringing in rural Ireland.
BEEF SUPREMEThe Beef Supreme sound dances between gritty rock, alt-country and protest folk, delivered with intensity and passion. Musically influenced by the likes of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Queens of the Stone Age and The Pogues, lyrically leaning towards Karl Marx's hatred of the bourgeoisie, their ever-expanding catchy rock crossover set builds year on year.
TBL8TBL8 is an eclectically-inspired urban brass ensemble based in Dublin. Established in June 2017, TBL8 combines nearly 100 years’ worth of playing experience among its members who come from varied musical backgrounds. They pride themselves in performing a repertoire which can only be considered a blend everything from disco, to pop, to ska and everything that fits in between those lines - all arranged/composed to suit their unique brass sound.
KIRUUKiruu is a multi-instrumentalist and singer who combines styles, languages, and influences from East Africa, Europe, and beyond, creating an eclectic sound with an interactive element. Currently, his music career includes not only concerts and recording, but also workshops and educational activities, festivals and social projects in East Africa, Ireland, and Spain.
STOLEN CITYStolen City is a Dublin-based three-piece who pride themselves on their fun, energetic performances. Since the release of debut E.P ‘Stolen City’ two years ago, the young band have worked tirelessly to make their mark on Ireland’s independent music scene, with their upbeat pop-rock sound.
TUESDAY AT SIXFormed in late 2017 Tuesday at Six are a four-piece rock band from Gorey, Co. Wexford. The self-produced quartet released their debut single Sweet Jane on the 21st of June 2018 and after building on its success went on to release their self-titled debut EP in July 2018. With more releases on the horizon in 2019, the band are not only purveyors of new age rock but of an attitude that suggests they’re here to stay and get to the very top.
LOST BOYSFormally of established Limerick group, A Weekend Away, the trio decided to move on to their newest project with the goal of making more modern indie pop sounds. Having spent the last four months preparing a number of singles at Red Lake Studios, Portlaoise, with Producer Gary Duncan, the group are ready to hit the ground running with their first single Over & Over which is penned for release later this week.
DJ Will SoftlyWills career in music has spanned over 4 decades. His dj career has spanned many decades in which he has developed a great following for his happy go lucky eclectic sensational sounds from the past 70 years of recorded music . His passion for music has flowered into headline slot at the St Patrick’s Day Treasure Beach festival in Jamaica! During his time on the decks he has supported many great artists Inc. Femi Kuti, Alabama 3, Finley Quaye, Lee Scratch Perry, Emmanuel Jal, Max Romeo, Cian Fi
ANDREW OREAndrew Ore is a musician, songwriter, pianist, guitarist and singer, but above all, a lover of music. He has been involved in lots of music projects and will no doubt continue to be, but, this is the 1st Solo venture and the first studio recording that was written performed and produced by himself.
LYPTON VILLAGEInfluenced by each others influences, is the best way to describe the energetic sound of this family of musicians. Led by Claire Nolan’s powerfully emotive vocal, Carlos Foster enchants you with his otherworldly synth sounds, perfectly complemented by the funk soul of Sean Carney’s lead guitar. This, all backed up by the heartbeat that is the rhythm section - Lee Murphy on bass and The Goose on drums.