Rox Diamond is a band that was originally formed in 1985, with the name Casanova back then. The band recorded a few songs and started performing live but when they signed a record deal, the band name had to be changed due to the fact there already was a band by the name of Casanova. That is how Rox Diamond was born.
London born Vienna based songwriter Mark Peters comes with his EP Spirits. From the first chords of the opening track you could tell he's a master of his instrument. The guitar is there to serve his songs and co-create the magic with his soft and evocative vocal.
Dublin singer/songwriter Luke Clerkin has built a strong reputation as one of the hardest working musicians on the current Irish music scene with over 250 gigs across the country in the year 2015. Having played events both big and small and enjoyed the spotlight of the capital's most prestigious venues, he's now coming with a new EP entitled Second Starts.
The Dundalk songwriter has been enchanting the crowds not only at home in Ireland but also in the United States and many other places. This thanks mainly to his co-patriot and songwriting hero Glen Hansard who took him as special guest on his US tour. Now David's back in the States on his own.
Rain Or Shine is a promising melodic hard rock band from Greece, which was formed in 2013 by Steve S.R. and Andy R. McCormick .Steve is a musician, producer and sound engineer and Andy is a drummer and percussionist.
The album Seize the Night was released digitally on Bandcamp in 2014. 2016 saw them writing songs for their second album and signing with Lions Pride Music for the physical release of their debut album.
Berlin-based Irish musician Nina Hynes in a well-known name on the Irish music scene.She has toured in America and Europe and has played many supports including Roxy Music, Terry Callier, Smog, Stereolab, Cat Power, Julee Cruise, David Gray, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice. In recent years, Nina has performed with many choirs including children and adults. She has taken part in Art exhibitions with photographic images, sonic installations and soundtrack work. Nina has a 2 year diploma in sound engineering and music technology.
Sophie Louise is a 17 year-old singer/songwriter from Brecon, south Wales. She discovered the passion for songwriting at the age of 14, entering the biggest UK competition for aspiring musicians, Open Mic, at the age of 16 and ending up in the finals. She's determined to keep building her confidence and wants to try busking as well to challenge herself. She says she has no particular inspirations but she enjoys the works of Ed Sheeran, Amy Winehouse, Bob Marley as well as Beyoncé.
Carlow brothers Diarmuid and Brían Mac Gloinn already made their mark on the Irish music scene with their debut EP Rose & Briar in 2015. Their ability to combine Irish and English folk influences is just extraordinary. They started out busking on the streets of Carlow before going on to host a Monday night folk session in Walsh’s pub, Stoneybatter. It was through this that the brothers caught the eye of the filmmaker Myles O’Reilly whose videos of them led to an upsurge in recognition, having drawn the attention of Glen Hansard who invited them on his European tour.
Wild Rose is a band from Greece that has been on the scene since 2004. After two years of trying different line-ups the band was finally shaped in the line-up that's there till today. Their debut album Half Past Midnight finally saw the light in 2011 to much critical acclaim. With four albums to date, their debut album gets re-issued in 2018.