10 Irish Artists to listen to over this Bank Holiday Weekend
With so many great Irish artists around these days we have put together 10 awesome artists and bands you should listen to over this weekend.
Congolese born ROCSTRONG exploded on to scene in 2014 with his hit â€œGo Headâ€. Recently he dropped a new track and video â€œShow Off What You Gotâ€ and was announced for Friday AND Saturday at the upcoming Electric Picnic. Get excited for this guy!
Dublin born TADGH has been buzzing around the Irish music scene for a while now. Having appeared on Saturday Night with Miriam recently singing the excellent â€œBad Moveâ€, things are going from strength to strength for the young singer/songerwriter.
Boasting an impressive festival resumÃ© of Knockanstockan, Spirit of Folk, TinkerMann and Electric Picnic, Ailbhe Reddy has already captured the attention of a fans. She is appearing on the awesome Body and Soul stage at this yearâ€™s Electric Picnic. Check out her Soundcloud playlist below.
Arklow born singer songwriter AoibhÃn is definitely one to watch. Having recently played some shows in America big things are ahead of this girl!
TooFools recently played Body & Soul and Knockanstockan, for which they received amazing reviews, have described their own sound as Soul/Râ€™nâ€™B, Psychedelic Pop, Neo Psychedelic and Electronic. TooFools upcoming EP is one to look out for.
Mother Mooch are a five piece Fuzz Rock band from Dublin, Ireland.Â They have drawn influence from a wide range of rock and punk acts from the 1970s, through 90â€™s grunge, alternative and desert/stoner rock right up to the current heavy psyche scene. Their fully self produced debut album â€œNocturnesâ€ is out now
Barry Jay Hughes
Hardworking singer songwriter Barry Jay Hughes has played the length and breadth of the Ireland, everywhere from Whelans to his native Monaghan, and also supporting great artists such as Jack L and Gavin Glass. His latest song â€œOne Petal Downâ€ has been doing well since its release.
Another artist appearing at Body & Soulâ€™s stage at Electric Picnic this year is Mythill Grim. The Nigerian native, who has grown up in Ireland, is one to watch in Irelandâ€™s Rap/Hip-Hop scene, which has come on leaps and bounds in recent years.
The BedBuggz lads have been picking up some decent airplay with their first song, â€œWetâ€, from their upcoming EP. Itâ€™s a great track to listen to on a sunny day, even though itâ€™s called Wet!
Formerly Little Houdini, Popgun Warfare have transcended from a trio to a five piece and have played venues like Sin Ã‰ and soon will be launching their new EP in The Workmans Club.