Hailing from Offaly, Irish indie pop artist Brí has previously released 3 singles, debut track, 'LowSupply', 'Polite' and 'Burying'. From the success gained from these releases she sold-out her own Whelan's headline show, received high praise from a multitude of blogs and radio and was selected to perform at Beatvyne's MusicX Tech Experience. While 2020 saw performances from Brí at the esteemed Whelan's Ones to Watch, The Ruby Sessions, headliners in The Sound House,Spirit Store, festival line-up announcements such as Vantastival and the radio success of her recent releases, Brí hints at her debut album Hide, set to be released in October. If I Wasn't Scared follows her previous single More Than.
If there is a modern folk-pop artist who has seen the harsh realities in life, it is Michael Lane himself. As a US soldier in his twenties, sent to Iraq and Afghanistan, Michael was forced to live at cruelty . Successes such as two top 50 songs in the German charts, four albums, international tours and the single "Liberty" as the official song of the 2015/2016 Four Hills Tournament, Europe’s biggest international ski jump event, have made Michael Lane, a German-American, known to the public. In addition to his work as a musician, Michael Lane is currently also active as a songwriter for production music and as a music producer in his remote "Studio Waldblick“.
A satirical musical comedy duo consisting of singer/songwriters Hannah Grace & Sheenagh Shannon from Co.Wicklow, Ireland. Two young girls dressing up as old farmer men, within several weeks of their internet launch in 2020 they garnered thousands of views on videos of their original songs & skits and have been bringing a light-hearted atmosphere to the streets with their regular busking act. Well known and loved amongst local Irish fans, they have even managed to catch the attention of American, Australian, and Asian viewers.
Áine Duffy (born in Bandon, Co. Cork) is an Irish singer, songwriter, guitar player and performer with a well-established reputation as one of Cork’s finest vocalists. She sings in her own very unique style combining guitar riffs and energetic performances on stage and her lyrics have an honest and unique point of view. Her instruments of choice are two custom anniversary edition Patrick Eggle electric guitars.
Kilkenny-based songwriter, producer, and visual artist Tanoki is set to release a new single “Let Go.” It is the second single from his upcoming debut album File New. The song is a co-write with singer/songwriter Farah Elle, with her adding piano and lyrics to Tanoki’s initial idea. With Tanoki’s signature blend of real and synthetic instruments, the song is intricate and dynamic, featuring experimental electro sounds and hypnotic vocals from Farah Elle. The song also features vocal samples from the Twilight Zone, adding to the mesmeric vibe.
Hotel California is an Americana project by singer and songwriter Daniel Green, living in a small village in Northern Europe. During lockdown he wrote 24 new tracks, which are released song by song every three weeks starting in January 2021. He loves his life and his life exists within music. Dark moments transform to songs as do the beautiful ones. His biggest shows so far were the Sziget Festival in Budapest and the Vans Varped Tour in the USA. He has produced songs with Ronald Bood (Mando Diao, Kooks).
Molly O’Mahony is an exceptionally gifted musician and singer songwriter from Ballydehob, West Cork, Ireland. Now she releases her debut single as a solo artist “Remember to Be Brave” This is what she said about the song: “This is a song of hope, recovery and forward movement. I send it out to everyone affected by the crazy year in our wake, and as a rallying cry to look up, open outwards and keep her lit. The world and the people in it are actually wonderful.”
Originating from the town of Portlaoise, Ireland, Chris Conroy discovered a love for guitar and in turn songwriting in his late teens. From learning his first chords, to writing his first lyrics, his life experiences have shaped who he is and how his music sounds today. A constant battle between happiness and heartache, love and loss, Chris expresses a refreshing and honest vulnerability, a defiant and hopeful mindset all in a playful yet serious manner. Chris grew up listening to Acoustic/Pop acts such as Ed Sheeran , Damien Rice and Bon Iver but now draws inspiration from numerous Hip Hop and RnB artists which he infuses with his original love of Acoustics.