Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Guinness Play on the Day Regional Finals in Limerick

Bands were asked to submit themselves to hopefully play the main stage at the Guinness Storehouse on Arthur's Day. They  bands and artists are now whittled down to just 115. Limerick will see one of four regional finals taken place in Dolans warehouse on the 7th of September. This heat includes one of our own local acts "Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters" hunting for the bounty on the day(Too much I know :))
4 Bands will take to the stage and 2 acts will be chosen to fight it out for the main stage slot on Arthur's day. Tickets for the limerick heat are free and can be applied for HERE. Good luck to FJBH!
• The Aoife Scott Band
• Siomha Brock
• The Disconnected Bliss
• Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A Weeks Events at the Milk Market & Dolans

Just announced for the 24th of September is Jape to play at Dolans. This gig will end a whole week of events at the Milk Market & The Warehouse. Dolans have really come up trumps with the acts this time around. The Stunning will be the Big Tops 5th outing as a gig venue. Jape AKA Richie Egan always plays a blinder live and I'm really looking forward to this one, He will just be ready to release his follow up to the Choice Prize album "Ritual" and back from electric picnic. The new album is to be called "Ocean of Frequency" and some tracks have been doing the rounds and sound great. Check out "The Oldest Mind" below.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Ryan Adams Unveils New Track!

Ryan Adams just posted the excellent "Lucky Now", the first single to emerge from the forthcoming album "Ashes & Fire". If you read indielimerick alot you will know that Ryan would be at the top of the list of my favourite bands/artists. Really looking forward to the release date of October 11th.
Tracklist (Links to live video too)
Dirty Rain
Come Home
Do I Wait
Chains Of Love
Invisible Riverside
I Love You But I Don’t Know What To Say

Friday, August 5, 2011

Villagers Full Concert Video

The Great people at Le HibOO have filmed and shared the full gig from Villagers back in April. Check out the great Hour and 27minutes show below.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Albums Worth Listening to in August 2011

From L-R
Fionn Regan - 100 Acres of Sycamore
Live From Nowhere Near You Vol.2
Red Hot Chili Peppers - I’m With You
Danny and The Champions of the world- Heart and Arrows
The Minutes - Macata
Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson - Beauty 'N The Beast
Suggestions Welcome as Always!

Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson live at The Greyhound Bar, Kilkee, Co.Clare 02/08/2011 REVIEW

The Greyhound bar is an excellent watering hole and in the last while has been building it self up to be a great venue for touring bands. The Outback area makes for a great band area, complete with stage, novelty life size cactus and superb sound system.

The act booked for tonight was Hat Fitz and Cara Robinson. Was not sure what to expect and what we got was just great!!

Seasick Steve esque swashbuckling fun was the order of the night. Hot Fitz acting as the guitar player and Cara Robinson stationed behind the drum kit complete with wash board and other such accouterments. They looked like a wild west version of The White Stripes. An australian based band while Cara is actually a Nothern Irish Bangor born gal, They are on a little Irish tour and picked Kilkee for one of the nights.

A superb set, really entertaining and good fun as they played to a packed pub for a Tuesday night. I picked up their excellent CD on the night "Beauty'N The Beast". The 16 track album has a mix of orginals and covers. Starting off with the superb "Black Cat Bone" by Jessie May Hemphil. These guys are worth checking out live and if not their album is worth a purchase. Hopefully see these guys again soon.

Check them out here: