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Up and coming Irish original bands playing all genres and styles of music, who are based in Ireland. Top Youtube videos listed first.

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Kodaline Featured Photo
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Sep 2012 131.1M views 5:20
Kodaline
Dublin

Is an Irish rock band. Originally known as 21 Demands, in 2012 the band adopted their current name. The group comprises Steve Garrigan,...

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The Pogues Featured Photo
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Dec 2011 66.8M views 4:03
The Pogues
Dublin

The Pogues are a band of mixed Irish and English background, playing traditional Irish music with influences from punk rock, formed in...

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Celtic Thunder Featured Photo
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Apr 2011 16M views 4:06
Celtic Thunder
Dublin

In 2007 producer Sharon Browne filmed the first ever Celtic Thunder show at the Helix in Dublin, Ireland. The concept was to feature a...

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The Undertones Featured Photo
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Sep 2011 4.5M views 2:27
The Undertones
Derry

The Undertones are a punk rock/new wave band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1975. From 1975 to 1983, the Undertones consisted of...

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Clannad Featured Photo
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Jan 2014 3.6M views 4:29
Clannad
Dublin

The iconic Grammy, BAFTA and Ivor Novello Award winning band whose unique and timeless sound gave rise to the genre of Celtic Music. In...

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The Academic Featured Photo
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Oct 2017 2.6M views 6:19
The Academic
Westmeath

The Academic are an indie rock band from Westmeath, Ireland formed at the end of 2013 while all members of the band were at St...

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The Saw Doctors Featured Photo
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Jun 2009 2.3M views 5:12
The Saw Doctors
Galway

The Saw Doctors are an Irish rock band. Formed in 1986 in Tuam, County Galway, they have achieved eighteen Top 30 singles in the...

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The Coronas Featured Photo
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Apr 2010 2.2M views 4:26
The Coronas
Dublin

The Coronas are an Irish pop/rock band that originated in Dublin. They release their music through their own independent record label,...

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All Tvvins Featured Photo
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Mar 2015 1.2M views 3:37
All Tvvins
Dublin

It’s not uncommon for bands to begin with grand dreams of future success, but for every realised ambition there are dozens that...

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Anúna Featured Photo
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Sep 2010 1.1M views 2:06
Anúna
Dublin

ANÚNA are one of the most original vocal ensembles today, bringing the beauty of Irish musical heritage and literature all over the...

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Electric Octopus Featured Photo
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May 2017 1M views 53:24
Electric Octopus
Antrim

Aptly defining themselves as an exciting new music cabal, the playfully psychedelic Electric Octopus (and their Electric Octopus...

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Little Green Cars Featured Photo
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Feb 2013 906K views 3:38
Little Green Cars
Dublin

Little Green Cars were formed in Dublin in 2008. The band members are Stevie Appleby on guitar and vocals, Faye O'Rourke on vocals,...

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Hudson Taylor Featured Photo
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Jan 2012 774.2K views 3:12
Hudson Taylor
Dublin

Irish duo, Hudson Taylor released their long-awaited debut album “Singing for strangers” in 2015. The multi-instrumentalists honed...

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Altan Featured Photo
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Nov 2008 611.7K views 3:41
Altan
Donegal

With a career at the pinnacle of Irish music for nearly 35 years Altan has achieved legendary status in a genre that has been equally...

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Fontaines D.C. Featured Photo
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Nov 2018 554.4K views 4:26
Fontaines D.C.
Dublin

Fontaines D.C. met as a quintet in Dublin, influenced and driven in equal measure by the rich history of their hometown’s...

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Wild Youth Featured Photo
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Jan 2019 537.6K views 3:30
Wild Youth
Dublin

Wild Youth are a four-piece who stormed the Spotify Viral Charts and held the #1 spot for two weeks with their first single. With...

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Walking On Cars Featured Photo
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Feb 2016 461K views 2:35
Walking On Cars
Kerry

In October 2015, the band released Speeding Cars. It was their most successful release to date and opened the band up to a new...

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The Chieftains Featured Photo
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Jun 2012 327.5K views 7:02
The Chieftains
Dublin

2019 marks the 57th Anniversary of The Chieftains beginning. Since 1962 they have been six-time Grammy Award winners and been highly...

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Wolfe Tones Featured Photo
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Dec 2014 312.4K views 7:20
Wolfe Tones
Dublin

Multi-Platinum Award winning Irish Folk Legends The Wolfetones are now in their 56th year: Tommy Byrne, Brian Warfield and Noel Nagle....

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Brave Giant Featured Photo
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Apr 2016 233.2K views 3:11
Brave Giant
Longford

Formed in 2011, Mark Prunty (guitar/vox), Podge Gill (guitar/vox), Ross McNerney (banjo/mandolin), Emmett Collum (drums) are the four...

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Dervish Featured Photo
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Feb 2010 223K views 4:28
Dervish
Sligo

Formed in 1989 by a group of five musicians, Liam Kelly, Shane Mitchell, Martin Mc Ginley, Brian Mc Donagh and Michael Holmes who came...

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Bell X1 Featured Photo
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Jun 2013 222.6K views 3:57
Bell X1
Dublin

Lots can happen over 20 years. Whole economies can collapse and rebuild. Lovers can lock eyes, walk down aisles and drop children to...

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Keywest Featured Photo
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Jan 2012 217.6K views 4:46
Keywest
Dublin

Keywest is a multi-award winning, multi-platinum selling independent artist from the UK and Ireland. The four-piece band, that has...

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Belau Featured Photo
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Sep 2015 196.6K views 4:16
Belau
Galway

Belau is a fresh electronica duo with seaside mood. Their first music video won the Hungarian Music Video Festival, it has more than...

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Fangclub Featured Photo
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Feb 2017 156.2K views 3:45
Fangclub
Dublin

Steven King (guitar and vocals) & Kevin Keane (bass) were school friends and spent their teens playing in bands in Dublin. The pair...

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The Murder Capital Featured Photo
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Apr 2019 145.1K views 6:39
The Murder Capital
Dublin

The Murder Capital is a rock/punk band from Dublin Ireland. in 2019 the band is making a europe tour where the gonna be playing in...

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Wyvern Lingo Featured Photo
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Jan 2016 110.1K views 3:32
Wyvern Lingo
Wicklow

Wyvern Lingo have been writing music together since they met at age 11. They originally bonded over hand-me-down albums of Led...

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Le Boom Featured Photo
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Aug 2016 105.7K views 3:14
Le Boom
Dublin

LE BOOM are an electro-indie-house-pop duo based in Dublin, Ireland who have developed a formidable live reputation. ...

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D-Day Featured Photo
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Oct 2013 95K views 3:38
D-Day
Galway

D-Day are an alternative band from Galway. Made up of brothers, Darragh (lead vocals, guitar) and Keith Whyte (drums), alongside Cathal...

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We Banjo 3 Featured Photo
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Apr 2013 91.4K views 2:58
We Banjo 3
Galway

Award-winning quartet WeBanjo3 from Galway, Ireland combine Irish Music with Old-Time American and Bluegrass influences to reveal the...

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Lúnasa Featured Photo
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Mar 2013 90.3K views 15:58
Lúnasa
Dublin

Lúnasa, one of the most influential bands in the history of Irish traditional music, celebrates its twentieth anniversary in 2017....

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Moxie Featured Photo
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Aug 2014 70.8K views 9:43
Moxie
Sligo

Since their debut album Moxie have been busy touring internationally and have so many highlights to remember including their...

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Saint Sister Featured Photo
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Jul 2015 58.9K views 4:18
Saint Sister
Dublin

Saint Sister, formed 2014, is the creation of Morgan MacIntyre & Gemma Doherty. Mixing celtic harp, 60s folk and electronic pop...

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Milk Featured Photo
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Jan 2019 58.8K views 3:58
Milk
Dublin

Milk. are a four-piece alternative pop band from Dublin, Ireland, made up of Mark McKenna (vocals/ rhythm guitar), Conor Gorman, (lead...

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Ham Sandwich Featured Photo
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Apr 2014 51.2K views 3:59
Ham Sandwich
Dublin

One of the most enthralling live acts in recent times, Ham Sandwich are well known for their incendiary live performances which has put...

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Buffalo Sunn Featured Photo
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May 2014 40.1K views 4:06
Buffalo Sunn
Dublin

Buffalo Sunn incorporate sounds from the 60’s right up to the present day, mixing big reverb-laden harmonies with carefully placed...

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Newfoundland Featured Photo
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May 2017 33.8K views 6:02
Newfoundland
Waterford

Newfoundland are a traditional/folk/contemporary fusion band hailing from the South East of Ireland. ...

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PARADOX Featured Photo
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Dec 2012 29.9K views 5:24
PARADOX
Cork

Paradox are an Alternative Rock/Grunge Outfit from Cork, Ireland. ...

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The Irish Rovers Featured Photo
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Mar 2019 29.1K views 3:43
The Irish Rovers
Dublin

The Irish Rovers celebrated their 50 years of music with a world tour and the release of the greatest of their greatest hits albums....

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Billy Treacy & The Scope Featured Photo
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Oct 2014 25.7K views 3:43
Billy Treacy & The Scope
Dublin

Billy Treacy is a Folk singer/songwriter from Dublin's Inner City. A modern day Balladeer with contemporary story songs using...

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In Their Thousands Featured Photo
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Jun 2013 22.9K views 4:08
In Their Thousands
Donegal

Acrasia benefits no end from years the band have spent gigging and writing songs together: its 13 tracks arrived fully formed, played...

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Wookalily Featured Photo
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Jun 2016 21.1K views 5:17
Wookalily
Antrim

Five women, ten instruments; Wookalily burst out from a chrysalis that had been in countdown mode waiting to explode onto the edgier...

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Flat Out Featured Photo
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May 2016 19.4K views 4:00
Flat Out
Mayo

Flat Out are an Irish four piece band formed in 2013 from the town of Ballina in Mayo. Since then they have developed a unique Folk/Pop...

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Stiff Little Fingers Featured Photo
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Oct 2017 18.5K views 7:51
Stiff Little Fingers
Antrim

Stiff Little Fingers are a punk band, originally based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, formed in 1977. Prior to becoming Stiff Little...

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State Lights Featured Photo
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Mar 2016 18.2K views 3:33
State Lights
Dublin

Last year the band released “Peace Will Come,” a single supported by National Radio Station 2FM, featured as the Homegrown Hero and...

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Jiggy Featured Photo
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Aug 2017 17.5K views 1:51
Jiggy
Dublin

Jiggy has forged a sound very much their own, fusing vocal lilting (port a’ bhéil) & Indian Konnakol, Irish traditional music,...

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Just Like Us Featured Photo
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May 2018 16.6K views 3:23
Just Like Us
Kildare

Just Like Us is a three-piece up-and-coming Irish pop band. Consisting of lead singer and guitarist Liam Óg Ó hOistín, drummer James...

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Megacone Featured Photo
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Jan 2015 16.2K views 5:26
Megacone
Dublin

Megacone are a 5 piece instrumental band from Dublin, Ireland. The band are best known for their triple lead guitars and energetic live...

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Columbia Mills Featured Photo
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Feb 2017 15.9K views 5:16
Columbia Mills
Wicklow

Columbia Mills are an independent 5 piece band based in Dublin, Ireland. ...

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Navá Featured Photo
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Nov 2016 15.6K views 2:44
Navá
Dublin

Navá is a group of young musicians exploring the relationship between the ancient musical cultures of Ireland and Persia. It is...

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Amazing Apples Featured Photo
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Dec 2012 14.9K views 3:47
Amazing Apples
Galway

'Amazing Apples’ are a 5 piece multi instrumentalist Indie/Folk band from Galway. In March 2014 they released their second single,...

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Delorentos Featured Photo
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Feb 2018 14.3K views 3:40
Delorentos
Dublin

Delorentos are a melodic, alternative, independent band from North County Dublin, Ireland. Delorentos have released 5 albums (and an...

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Blackbird & Crow Featured Photo
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Jun 2017 14K views 3:52
Blackbird & Crow
Donegal

Blackbird and Crow come from the farthest northern corner of Co Donegal, Ireland. The band formed four years ago and are comprised of...

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Runabay Band Featured Photo
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Nov 2016 14K views 3:52
Runabay Band
Antrim

Originally coming from a couple of small rural villages in the Glens of Antrim and Belfast runabay are six musicians who through their...

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Sun.Set.Ships Featured Photo
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Mar 2017 14K views 5:27
Sun.Set.Ships
Monaghan

Mixing the world of analog synthesizers and modern-day production techniques the lads have created a sound that is very unique. Catchy...

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Versive Featured Photo
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Sep 2016 13.3K views 3:44
Versive
Dublin

VERSIVE are a Dublin based alt-rock band. Having formed in late 2015 after a group of friends who'd all played in different bands...

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The Wood Burning Savages Featured Photo
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Apr 2018 13.3K views 5:00
The Wood Burning Savages
Derry

Provocative alternative-punks The Wood Burning Savages are an incendiary four piece from Derry that proudly wear the rebel spirit of...

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Bitch Falcon Featured Photo
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Nov 2017 13K views 6:15
Bitch Falcon
Dublin

Four years on from an initial explosive emergence, the Dublin-based three-piece haven’t so much discovered their voice as...

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Scoops Featured Photo
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Apr 2013 12.5K views 4:45
Scoops
Dublin

Closer to home they have completed two Irish and UK tours. These shows here and abroad have included sell out shows in Dublin, London,...

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Slow Riot Featured Photo
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Sep 2015 12.3K views 5:45
Slow Riot
Limerick

Slow Riot have worked tirelessly since their inception towards their soaring shoegaze guitars and a lyrical darkness reminiscent of the...

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Ehco Featured Photo
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Aug 2017 12.1K views 6:56
Ehco
Wicklow

EHCO is the music of Wicklow based musician and producer Eoin Whitfield with creative input and vocals from Jessy Lord. ...

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Fallen Lights Featured Photo
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Feb 2018 11.9K views 3:14
Fallen Lights
Westmeath

On the back of a strong year in 2018 which consisted of the band releasing two singles “It’s too Late” and “Last Train Home”...

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The Last Vinci Featured Photo
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Dec 2013 11.9K views 2:53
The Last Vinci
Cork

The Last Vinci is rock project headed by vocalist Alex Vinci, who moved to Ireland to release his own record. Alex was a member of a...

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Aslan Featured Photo
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Dec 2011 11.6K views 3:47
Aslan
Dublin

Aslan, who took their name from the heroic lion in C.S. Lewis’s series of books chronicling the fictional land of Narnia (Aslan is...

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A Great Quiet Featured Photo
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Sep 2017 11K views 3:19
A Great Quiet
Kildare

Since forming in 2017 and debuting their first single, Open Spaces, A Great Quiet have continued to build their sound. Taking...

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Monster Monster Featured Photo
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Feb 2016 9.7K views 3:35
Monster Monster
Dublin

Mick and Ríona went on to collaborate on a number of projects. Their latest and boldest is Monster Monster, an alternative pop act...

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Clang Sayne Featured Photo
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Aug 2016 9.2K views 5:06
Clang Sayne
Wexford

Experimental folk 4tet fusing everything from 70's psychedelia, free jazz, sound art, folk song and beyond. Reviewers have dubbed it an...

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Moon Looks On Featured Photo
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Aug 2016 9K views 3:49
Moon Looks On
Dublin

Moon Looks On are an Irish band based primarily in Dublin, .Their sound encompasses a fusion of both modern contemporary folk and soul,...

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Cúig Featured Photo
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Oct 2013 8.8K views 4:24
Cúig
Tyrone

Cúig, formed in late 2011, have established themselves among the most promising artists on the Irish traditional music scene. They...

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The Magnapinna Featured Photo
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Oct 2015 8.7K views 5:41
The Magnapinna
Cork

No Wave from Cork City. On their latest EP, This is No-Wave raucous heavy metal riffs mix nicely with Talking Heads style vocals. Hot...

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Heroes in Hiding Featured Photo
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Sep 2016 8.1K views 3:57
Heroes in Hiding
Dublin

Heroes in Hiding are an alternative rock band with a vibrant touch of electronics. Based in Dublin, the 4-piece formed as it is today...

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Foreign Owl Featured Photo
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Sep 2016 7.7K views 2:23
Foreign Owl
Donegal

Foreign Owl comprises three young souls born EXACTLY at the stroke of 3 bells, born PRECISELY on the land border between Japan and...

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Post-Party Featured Photo
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Jul 2019 7.7K views 3:31
Post-Party
Dublin

Post-Party are a 4 piece indie rock band from Dublin. Having already shared stages with fellow Irish bands The Academic, The Murder...

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Bodies Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 7.2K views 3:54
Bodies
Dublin

Beginning 2019 on a high note after the success of their debut album Drench (released November 2018), the Dublin band were chosen to...

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Billow Wood Featured Photo
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Jul 2018 7.2K views 2:49
Billow Wood
Mayo

Billow Wood are an exciting new band committed to creating a new fusion sound for people of all ages to enjoy. ...

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Saarloos Featured Photo
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Sep 2018 7.2K views 3:41
Saarloos
Dublin

SAARLOOS are a Rock/Pop trio from Dublin. The band in made up of Brian McGovern, Craig Gallagher and Andy Kavanagh. Both Craig and...

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Screaming Orphans Featured Photo
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Feb 2014 7.1K views 3:37
Screaming Orphans
Donegal

Screaming Orphans, an all-sister band from Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Ireland, are one of the most sought after Celtic bands with a...

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Brand New Friend Featured Photo
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Jan 2019 7K views 2:39
Brand New Friend
Antrim

brand new friend are probably one of the most uplifting prospects on the Belfast scene, they've got hints of American bands like The...

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Vernon Jane Featured Photo
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Apr 2018 6.9K views 4:40
Vernon Jane
Dublin

Vernon Jane are here to kick the living daylights out of you and your loved ones and teach you a lesson while your at it (THE THIN...

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WALKER Band Featured Photo
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Jun 2017 6.9K views 3:18
WALKER Band
Dublin

W.A.L.K.E.R. are a Dublin based band who formed in 2017 with one idea in mind and that was to bring rock back to a mainstream audience....

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Parliament Square Featured Photo
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Nov 2012 6.8K views 3:47
Parliament Square
Limerick

Parliament Square’s debut release “Forest Fire”, recorded by Owen Lewis (Snow Patrol / REM) was featured on national radio (RTE...

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Imlé Featured Photo
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Apr 2017 6.7K views 3:21
Imlé
Dublin

Founded in 2015, their mission statement was to create something different that was uncompromising & honest. IMLÉ’s debut album...

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Warpath Featured Photo
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Aug 2012 6.5K views 4:46
Warpath
Dublin

Warpath are a highly respected, hard working 5-piece metal band based in Dublin, Ireland. Combining influences from the genres of death...

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Gorilla Troubadour Featured Photo
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Apr 2018 6.3K views 4:05
Gorilla Troubadour
Dublin

Following the release of their debut single 'The Apple Truck' and an ensuing tour around Ireland, Gorilla Troubadour have made a name...

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Kid Coy Featured Photo
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Feb 2014 6.2K views 4:50
Kid Coy
Dublin

Kid Coy are a musical duo hailing from Dublin, Ireland. Formed in 2012, they are comprised of Tom Doyle (Lead Vocals/Guitar) and Dermot...

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Dan Cusack Featured Photo
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Aug 2018 6.1K views 4:36
Dan Cusack
Wicklow

The band was first founded in the summer of 2015. Adopting a traditional blues/funk rock-based sound, the group immediately hit onto...

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The Ocelots Featured Photo
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May 2018 6.1K views 4:12
The Ocelots
Wexford

Situated in Wexford, twins Brandon and Ashley combine to create The Ocelots. They have crafted their songwriting and musical experience...

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Manden Express Featured Photo
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Mar 2015 6K views 6:55
Manden Express
Dublin

Manden Express is a thrillingly explosive Dublin-based international band, fusing traditional and contemporary styles of West African...

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The Stasi Featured Photo
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Jan 2014 5.8K views 6:16
The Stasi
Dublin

Forget DAFT PUNK. Forget ENYA. THE STASI are the new soundtrack to your collective existential crisis. Think big guitars, whiskey...

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King Bones Featured Photo
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Apr 2017 5.6K views 3:57
King Bones
Dublin

King  Bones  are a  6-piece synth-punk group from Dublin city. With some serious tunes under their belt, like Who’s Got The...

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Flecks Featured Photo
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Sep 2018 5.4K views 3:55
Flecks
Dublin

Flecks are Freya Monks and Scott Halliday, a Dublin based synth-pop duo. They have been writing songs together since 2012, sharing...

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The Late Twos Featured Photo
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Feb 2016 5.4K views 3:17
The Late Twos
Antrim

The Late Twos are a Northern Irish Indie Rock band, formed at the end of 2010 in Belfast. A lively and energetic five piece outfit,...

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The Kerbs Featured Photo
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Jan 2018 5K views 4:15
The Kerbs
Mayo

The Kerbs is a rock band from Foxford , Co.Mayo consisting of Mark McHale (vocals and guitar) as well as Alex Stupar (lead guitar),...

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Happyalone Featured Photo
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Dec 2018 5K views 3:15
Happyalone
Cork

Definitely, one of the most unique sounds, Happy Alone’s idiosyncratic alternative pop sound is both memorable and expressive. Their...

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Dissension Rising Featured Photo
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Jun 2016 5K views 4:19
Dissension Rising
Kildare

Dissension Rising are an Exciting forward thinking International Touring Hard Rock Band who hail from Ireland. Originally formed by...

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The Stunning Featured Photo
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Nov 2018 5K views 4:24
The Stunning
Dublin

The Stunning are an Irish rock band. Formed in 1987 in Galway, they are perhaps best known for their single Brewing Up a Storm. Known...

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No Oil Paintings Featured Photo
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Jul 2016 4.9K views 4:29
No Oil Paintings
Antrim

No Oil Paintings are a vivacious, dynamic alternative-folk band from Belfast. Using typical folk instrumentation and four-part...

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Pine The Pilcrow Featured Photo
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Jul 2016 4.9K views 5:24
Pine The Pilcrow
Dublin

Pine The Pilcrow released their debut EP in March 2016 and haven’t looked back. With glowing reviews from Irelands leading music...

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Mongrel State Featured Photo
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Jan 2016 4.8K views 2:53
Mongrel State
Dublin

Mongrel State is a four-piece band from Dublin with a sound that incorporates a wide sonic palette - from Rockabilly to Rock,...

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Wynona Bleach Featured Photo
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Jan 2018 4.8K views 3:48
Wynona Bleach
Antrim

Wynona Bleach declared their arrival in 2018 with a song called ‘Eyes Burning’. The guitars rise up like fuzz-mountains and the...

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Little One Featured Photo
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Mar 2017 4.8K views 6:03
Little One
Dublin

Little One are a Post/Indie group formed in Dublin. The collective made their Glastonbury and Electric Picnic debuts this past Summer,...

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Worn Out Featured Photo
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Dec 2017 4.6K views 3:18
Worn Out
Cork

WORN OUT are a 4-piece metal/hardcore band from Cork, Ireland. Since forming and releasing their debut single With False Hope in 2017,...

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The Shaker Hymn Featured Photo
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Oct 2013 4.6K views 2:48
The Shaker Hymn
Cork

As a five piece, The Shaker Hymn craft sharp and thoughtful pop songs - reminiscent of the lush and warm guitar music of the late...

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ABQ Featured Photo
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May 2018 4.5K views 3:38
ABQ
Antrim

Hailing from Belfast in Northern Ireland, ABQ are a unique proposition. Lead singer Paul Shevlin, winner of the BPI / BRIT Awards...

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Black Bank Folk Featured Photo
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Jan 2016 4.4K views 2:53
Black Bank Folk
Dublin

Black Bank Folk burst onto the Irish music scene in 2016 with their critically acclaimed debut album 'Rising'. They spent 2016 and...

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Brass Phantoms Featured Photo
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Feb 2017 4.2K views 3:05
Brass Phantoms
Dublin

Brass Phantoms are a five-piece Post-Indie Rock band from Dublin. The band consists of Ryan Cashell (vocals & bass), Greg Whelan...

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Pilgrim St Featured Photo
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Jun 2015 4.1K views 3:32
Pilgrim St
Meath

Strongly influenced by Bruce Springsteen, Pilgrim St formed to bring these tunes to the live venues of Navan and surrounding areas but...

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Spring Tides Featured Photo
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May 2016 3.9K views 4:05
Spring Tides
Donegal

A rowdy folk hop n roll band from the hills of Donegal hellbent on world domination. Born and raised on a diet of pub singsongs and...

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Atticus Featured Photo
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Mar 2018 3.8K views 2:57
Atticus
Dublin

A 4-piece alt-rock band from Dublin with an extensive gigging history beginning in January 2017 on the Main Stage of The Academy,...

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Dec 2018 3.8K views 2:33
Stray Melody
Dublin

Stray Melody are a recently formed act who are following in the footsteps of acts such as Glen Hansard, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Hudson...

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Oct 2017 3.7K views 4:22
Montauk Hotel
Dublin

Montauk Hotel are an indie-pop act based in Dublin. Taking influence from the glimmer of early 80s indie-pop, Montauk Hotel fuse strong...

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Bad Fit Featured Photo
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Jun 2016 3.6K views 3:32
Bad Fit
Antrim

Known locally as ‘the baddest band in Belfast’, the fourpiece consists of Grace Loughrey, Danny McConaghie, Pando and Megan...

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Feb 2018 3.6K views 3:14
The Winter Passing
Dublin

The Winter Passing created an infectiously raw mix of garage punk energy and indie rock quirks that garnered critical acclaim. When the...

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Feb 2017 3.6K views 3:32
The Girl Talk
Dublin

The Girl Talk is Mark McKenna (Vocals and Rhythm Guitar), Ben Spelman (Lead Guitar), Jack Bird (Drums), & Jonathan Cooke Allen...

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Jul 2017 3.5K views 4:50
Order of the Mess
Cork

Order Of The Mess are an alternative/stoner-rock power duo formed in 2013 by Alex (guitar/voice) and Max(drums) and hailing from Cork,...

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Jan 2017 3.5K views 4:21
The Remedy Club
Wexford

The Remedy Club are a roots/ americana duo comprising Aileen Mythen (vocals and percussion) and Kj McEvoy (guitar and vocals). Renowned...

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Melts Featured Photo
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Mar 2018 3.5K views 6:26
Melts
Dublin

Dublin band MELTS were formed in late 2017. The band released their debut single Skyward in 2018 to much critical acclaim, adding their...

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Kern Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 3.4K views 3:23
Kern
Louth

KERN is a folk/trad trio that blends the driving uilleann pipes and poignant whistles of Brendan McCreanor with the dynamic fiddle...

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Hatchlings Featured Photo
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Feb 2016 3.4K views 5:52
Hatchlings
Kildare

Hatchlings is a collaborative project made up of five multi-instrumentalists and songwriters. Hailing from different pockets of the...

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The Shades Featured Photo
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Jul 2014 3.3K views 2:17
The Shades
Dublin

The Shades are a young 5 piece rock'n'roll/blues band from West Dublin/Kildare. Formed in late 2013, They started gigging around the...

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The Lost Brothers Featured Photo
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Mar 2018 3.2K views 3:41
The Lost Brothers
Dublin

The Lost Brothers are an Irish musical duo consisting of Mark McCausland and Oisin Leech, formerly of The Basement and The 747s. In...

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May 2016 3.1K views 4:43
Not Monsters
Dublin

Not Monsters is what happens when you smash the melodic experimentalism of CFIT together with the powerhouse riffing of Punch Face...

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Feb 2017 3.1K views 3:27
Three Underneath
Dublin

This young Dublin indie rock three piece delivers fast moody tracks with firm roots in grungy soil. Made up of Daragh Murray (vocals),...

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Mar 2019 3.1K views 3:51
The Riptide Movement
Dublin

The Riptide Movement are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin, Ireland in 2006 by vocalist and guitarist Mal Tuohy, guitarist John...

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The Crossfire Hurricanes Featured Photo
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Dec 2016 3.1K views 5:49
The Crossfire Hurricanes
Antrim

Belfast four piece The Crossfire Hurricanes are driving their own tanked-up style of blues-infused Indie Rock&Roll, and they rarely...

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Pinhole Featured Photo
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Apr 2016 3.1K views 4:25
Pinhole
Cork

Pinhole are a quirky Cork-based 4 piece, brandishing the alternative flag but deliberately skating over genre boundaries creating their...

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The Finns Featured Photo
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Jan 2017 3.1K views 3:37
The Finns
Dublin

The Finns are creating some of the most exciting music in Ireland right now off the back of the release of their highly successful...

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Oct 2013 3.1K views 5:01
Majestic Bears
Galway

Majestic Bears are a folk band from Galway with a varying range of influences from Irish/American folk music, Trad, surf, pop and...

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Paul McCann Featured Photo
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Jul 2016 3.1K views 4:42
Paul McCann
Cavan

Paul McCann is a singer/ song writer and multi-instrumentalist from Cavan Ireland. Having played various instruments in bands since...

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The Optimists Featured Photo
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Jan 2016 3K views 3:52
The Optimists
Dublin

The Optimists are Dublin’s newest alt-pop band. Despite forming just under two years ago the band has already made a significant...

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Mongoose Featured Photo
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Sep 2017 3K views 4:10
Mongoose
Louth

Mongoose is a musical melty-pot combining the vocals, instrument-playing and songwriting of four women - Molly O'Mahony, Ailbhe Dunne,...

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Beauty Sleep Featured Photo
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May 2019 2.9K views 4:36
Beauty Sleep
Antrim

Belfast natives Beauty Sleep bring their dreamy brand of pop music to Stradbally this weekend. The trio formed over a couple of...

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zhOra Featured Photo
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Jan 2017 2.9K views 21:27
zhOra
Tipperary

zhOra are a 4 piece progressive metal band from the Vale of Honey in Clonmel, Ireland. Since forming in Oct 2011 the wheels of this...

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Pine Marten Featured Photo
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Jun 2016 2.9K views 3:03
Pine Marten
Dublin

Pine Marten are an innovative modern string band drawing on folk music from around the world. With influences ranging from bluegrass...

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Sean OB Featured Photo
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Jul 2018 2.9K views 3:22
Sean OB
Dublin

Sean OB is a songwriter and musician with a voice and attitude that’s unmistakable. Displaying remarkable skills as a songwriter with...

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Munky Featured Photo
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Dec 2017 2.8K views 4:19
Munky
Dublin

MUNKY are an alternative rock band mixing disco grooves with grungy psych guitars. Their music is funky and furious, drawing influences...

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The Davies Brothers Featured Photo
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Jun 2018 2.8K views 5:02
The Davies Brothers
Clare

Every now and then I hear something really special, that moves me with the raw honesty of it. I love when songs and singers give me a...

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Niall McCabe Band Featured Photo
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May 2014 2.7K views 3:55
Niall McCabe Band
Cork

With their genesis on a small Island off the West Coast of Ireland, The Niall McCabe Band have honed a sound that is structured around...

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Petty Youth Featured Photo
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Dec 2016 2.7K views 3:17
Petty Youth
Down

Petty Youth are a garage/glam punk band from County Down, Northern Ireland. Formed in 2013, they have been unleashing their caustic...

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Silverbacks Featured Photo
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Dec 2018 2.7K views 4:00
Silverbacks
Dublin

Hailing from Dublin, Silverbacks are a thrilling prospect, delivering their own louche take on NYC-indebted rock. They ply their trade...

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Blind Poets Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 2.7K views 5:03
Blind Poets
Cork

Blind Poet’s music lies somewhere between neo classical contemporary celtic folk and contemporary world music sound; a music which...

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Mar 2015 2.7K views 2:55
Shookrah
Cork

SHOOKRAH are a 5-piece outfit from Cork, serving fresh helpings of synth-grooves, interruptive hooks and dystopian romance-themed...

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Nerves Featured Photo
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Jan 2019 2.7K views 4:26
Nerves
Dublin

Nerves are a band from the west of Ireland but based in Dublin writing music with a diverse set of sonic templates ranging from clean...

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Kandce Featured Photo
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Dec 2017 2.6K views 4:34
Kandce
Dublin

KANDCE are an Alternative Disco/Pop band from Dublin. Formed in BIMM, the band is bringing a fresh and energetic take on Indie Disco ,...

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Daviis Featured Photo
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Sep 2017 2.6K views 4:02
Daviis
Dublin

Having sold out their debut release gig in Whelans, DAVIIS (previously 'Davis') have already received widespread acclaim from Ireland's...

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Great White Lies Featured Photo
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Dec 2014 2.6K views 3:10
Great White Lies
Donegal

In 2015 Great White Lies released their debut ep to critical acclaim including a nomination from Pure M for best ep and winning VAI...

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Oh Bryan Featured Photo
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May 2018 2.5K views 3:42
Oh Bryan
Dublin

Oh Bryan are a high energy alternative rock band consisting of Steve O’Brien (Lead Vocals, Guitar, and Drums), Shane Power (Guitar)...

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Without Willow Featured Photo
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Nov 2018 2.5K views 4:31
Without Willow
Donegal

Without Willow are a folk duo from Co Donegal, Ireland. The pair have performed several times at The Earagail Arts Festival, The Swell...

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The Temps Featured Photo
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Jul 2017 2.5K views 3:52
The Temps
Dublin

We are a four-piece indie band from Dublin and we call ourselves The Temps. We’ve been together properly as a band for about a year...

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Sep 2011 2.5K views 3:35
Dr Slacke & The Palpitations
Cavan

Slacke is a 4 piece band from Cavan town consisting of Daragh Slacke, Josh McClory, Liam McCabe, and Barry Fitzgerald. Darragh Slacke...

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More Than Machines Featured Photo
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Jan 2019 2.5K views 4:27
More Than Machines
Dublin

More Than Machines started their lives as Beware Of You. In the short time as a band they have played gigs all around Dublin and...

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Sillk Featured Photo
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Jan 2017 2.4K views 3:23
Sillk
Cork

The band formed out of Orla Travers’ necessity; a necessity to tell stories and to write songs. She and Julian Halpin got together in...

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The Burma Featured Photo
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Oct 2018 2.4K views 3:00
The Burma
Cork

The Burma are an indie rock n’roll band based in Cork City. Influenced by the American Indie scene of the early 2000’s and British...

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Sick Love Featured Photo
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Feb 2019 2.3K views 3:18
Sick Love
Dublin

SICK LOVE deliver a high-energy, no holds barred rock show all wrapped up in the most anthemic songs. Described by Hot Press magazine...

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PowPig Featured Photo
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Mar 2019 2.3K views 3:08
PowPig
Limerick

Powpig are undoubtedly one of the most exciting new bands to come out of 2018. Anna, Andrea, Laura and Leah are a four-piece band (and...

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Rofi James Featured Photo
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Feb 2017 2.2K views 3:58
Rofi James
Galway

Rofi James are a pop/rock band from Galway city, Ireland. Comprised of Ronan Flaherty, Jamie Murray and Joseph Flaherty. Rofi James...

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Feb 2015 2.2K views 5:37
Danny G & the Major 7ths
Dublin

Say When feat. Osmojam out now - album The Lookout to follow! ...

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Greywind Featured Photo
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Jan 2017 2.2K views 3:00
Greywind
Kerry

Greywind are a two-piece alternative rock band from Killarney in Ireland formed by siblings Steph and Paul O'Sullivan. In their first...

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For Foresters Featured Photo
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Aug 2014 2.1K views 4:15
For Foresters
Donegal

For Foresters, the experimental post-folk act from Letterkenny, Co. Donegal have been in the depths of creating art that will be sent...

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The Shruggs Featured Photo
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Sep 2015 2.1K views 3:15
The Shruggs
Cork

Harmony loving Folk/Pop duo from Cork, ‘The Shruggs’, (comprising of long-time friends and Musicians James Downing and Kees...

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Stolen City Featured Photo
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Jan 2018 2.1K views 3:33
Stolen City
Dublin

Having started out as two solo artists and a marching band drummer from various parts of Dublin, These three young energetic acoustic...

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V98 Featured Photo
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Feb 2019 2.1K views 4:17
V98
Dublin

V98 are a four piece alternative indie act hailing from Dublin and Edinburgh, delivering a rambunctious mix of high octane vocals,...

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Carron Featured Photo
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Sep 2017 2.1K views 6:37
Carron
Dublin

Carron are two sisters Méabh & Mella Carron who write songs about life. In their performance & songwriting they aim to create...

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