The Lost Brothers announce show at the Unitarian Church in Dublin

Alternative-folk duo the Lost Brothers have confirmed they will play a special intimate show at Dublin’s Unitarian Church on May 8th. The folk two-piece will headline a show at the intimate Dublin venue this Summer as they continue to tour their fourth studio album New Songs of Dawn and Dust. Released to critical acclaim the Lost Brother’s…

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Wyvern Lingo set for Whelan’s show this June

Alternative-folk trio Wyvern Lingo have announced a headline show at Whelan’s main venue on Friday, June 5th. A group on the ascendency Wyvern Lingo confirmed they will play Whelan’s this summer following the band recently selling out a show in the Sugar Club later this month (February 26th). Wyvern Lingo’s debut E.P. The Widow Knows was…

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In The Willows – Time Of Year (live)

Waterford based alternative-folk band In The Willows have released a live music video of the group performing ‘Time Of Year’. Filmed live at De La Salle Chapel in Waterford and directed Colin Shanahan, the performance of ‘Time Of Year’ is a perfect encapsulation of In The Willows own unique sound and style. Calmly set and…

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The Hedge Schools – At The End Of A Winding Day

The Hedge Schools return with the release of their beautifully atmospheric sophomore album At The End Of A Winding Day. Slowly fading into focus with rasping melody the fusion of styles and sounds that will come to occupy At The End Of A Winding Day are deftly alluded to in the instrumental opening title-track. As the alternative-pop tinged…

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Anna Mitchell – What’s a Fool To Do?

Alternative-country songwriter Anna Mitchell has unveiled the music video for her new single ‘What’s a Fool To Do?’. Directed by Barra Vernon, the visuals focus on the power of performance and connection between songwriter and song with the video following Mtichell through the process. Supported by a clearly emotive performance from Anna Mitchell and the…

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Emma O’Reilly – Purge

Songwriter Emma O’Reilly produces a haunting take on the alternative-pop and folk genres with her latest E.P. Purge. Opening with a howl of harmonic texture that encapsulates the scratching uneasy folk that dominates Purge, ‘Winter’ finds Emma O’Reilly pulling together the diverse array of influences and sounds that form the core of her music. A record defined…

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The Midnight Union Band – Of Life & Lesser Evils

Alternative-trad outfit the Midnight Union Band produce a big, full-on folk sound with their first album Of Life & Lesser Evils.  From the beginning of Of Life & Lesser Evils the boisterous brass bombast of the album is effectively set into focus with ‘I’m Your Leader’, and continues throughout with considerable relish. Within Of Life & Lesser Evils the Midnight Union…

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Cloud Castle Lake to headline the Workman’s Club

Cloud Castle Lake have confirmed they will headline a show at the Workman’s Club in Dublin on Friday, March 27th. The trio impressed with their stellar debut E.P. Dandelion, which was released last year. Blending a myriad of sounds and styles the record teemed with invention and densely packed production, best seen in the stand-out tracks…

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‘Get Folked’ at the Grand Social

Eat A Peach have announced the line-up for Get Folked, the first night in a series of monthly live music events at the Grand Social. Taking place on Thursday, January 29th the inaugural event will take a distinctly folk aesthetic, as the name would suggest. Performing on the night will be Let’s Set Sail (who recently played…

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Fia Rua – Darkness

Alternative-folk songwriter Fia Rua has released the new music video for this latest single ‘Darkness’. Directed by Fia Rua and Verena Kandler, the video is described by the songwriter as “The song and video might seem dark at first, but it’s about facing the demons, talking to the ‘Darkness’, which I believe is a positive exercise.…

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