Marenna-Meister is the new project of singer Rod Marenna (Marenna) and guitarist Alex Meister (ex-Pleasure Maker / Alex Meister Solo). The band presents their debut album, "Out Of Reach, which will be released on September 28th by the Danish label Lions Pride Music and features 10 extremely powerful tracks with the energy of the 80& 90s Hard Rock and Glam Metal.With the most intense vibrations, combining her experiences of more than 25 years dedicated to this style, Marenna-Meister promotes an exciting union between melodic and striking vocals, powerful riffs and guitar solos with tons of energy to be heard at full volume, Out Of Reach guarantees a trip to the golden times, inspired by DANGER DANGER, DOKKEN, WINGER and WARRANT.
Growing up in Dundalk, Ireland, Finnian has carefully nurtured his songwriting to the point where he is now being lauded by his peers as one of the most exciting talents of the country. His music is honest, concise and textured in a way that few have achieved with such conviction. Under the Influence is a culmination of two years o work which has been honed into one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Already praised for his lyrics, Under The Influence marries this lyrical prowess with a musicality that few in the genre can claim to posses. His beginnings as a folk based songwriter have now truly evolved into a fresh interpretation of the genre but also Finnian's established standing within it.
When Vincent Jacob met Fanny Hill and founded Yard of Blondes, none of them imagined the journey their band would take them on. Both French, they met in Venice, California, back in 2010. It took them a week to play their first show in LA and a few months to get on the road. In 2012 they decided to become a full rock band and recorded a heavier EP Murderology at Firewater Studios in Gardena, California. They had no idea that the studio owner is New York hardcore legend and Biohazard's founder, Billy Graziadei.
The Two Five Ones are a jazz duo based in Cavan/Monaghan, Ireland and formed in 2016. Consisting of Dara MacGabhann (Vocals) and Andy Hogg (finger style guitar & vocals); both of whom have enjoyed successful musical careers prior to their partnership. The Two Five One’s shows are packed with jazz and blues classics from the 1920s through to the 1960s and beyond, and feature some original compositions of the same genre. The Two Five Ones released their debut album Sentimental Journey in 2018, highlighting the simplicity of purely vocals and guitar.
Strings & Things are a four-piece neo-trad band based in Tipperary with one member in Galway who meld genres of rock, folk, pop, and trad to create their unique sound. They have been entertaining the audiences with energetic live performances, a huge repertoire of traditional music, and thoughtful, innovative original music. Their second album dubbed “The Unsolicited Dance” which is due for release in the near future. Fuaim Gathering is the second single from the forthcoming album. The band is currently managed by Impact Promotions Ireland.
Former front woman of critically acclaimed noughties band Jodavino; popular Gospel choir director; vocalist with new Celtic collective, Emerald on Ivory, Cork woman Aoibheann Carey-Philpott has been kept busy these past three years since her last solo release.Widely recognised for her unique voice and magnetic stage presence, the singer-songwriter returns with some powerful new music, as part of a self-described “raison d’etre” EP entitled Fragments of Joy.
Kildare native Lisa Gorry is no stranger to Irish music scene, where her combination of relatable lyrics and tender vocal tones have been honed to craft an intimate performance style. Last year she performed to the packed audience at Ruby sessions, her lyrics echo the sentiment of young Joni Mitchell with the vocal prowess of Dusty Springfield and emotive power of Janis Joplin. "Like most musicians, Gorry was left to explore her music in different ways over lockdown, and that saw her arranging “Fleeting” initially on a tiny tablet in an attempt to upskill. The result, having been fine-tuned by Kevin Brennan of Wavefarm Productions, offers a rhythmic and charismatic contribution to the post-lockdown wave of new music.
nicha is a 23 year old Northern Irish native, born and raised in Holywood, Co. Down and also known as Lucy Robinson. In July 2020 nicha took the scene by storm with her debut single Devices – a song about our society being addicted to our phones. She has a series of exciting releases on the horizon. nicha has been about for a mere hot minute and has already been critically acclaimed by some big names, drawing attention from BBC Radio Ulster’s Stephen McCauley, RTE 2 FM’s Dan Hegarty, RTE 2XM, Hot Press and more.
Following his two previously released critically acclaimed singles, ADT (Alan Daniel Tobin) finally brings his debut album out. He writes stories of the heart wrapped in atmospheric soundscapes. He is also a member of Irish band LOWmountain. His debut solo album - Volume I - is produced by multi-instrumentalist, Justin Grounds. This album proves that good things come to those who wait - ADT had the idea of making a solo album in his head for a long time. He succesfully launched the album by doing an online gig as a part of Clonakilty International Guitar festival.