FRI 16th MARCH
The Irish Jam Presents “An oíche eile”, a night of alternative music on St. Patrick’s Eve performed by a wonderful collection of exciting Irish artists: Delorentos, Pillow Queens, Video Blue and Tayne.
Delorentos have proved themselves to be one of Ireland's finest, most imaginative and most exciting bands. The four-piece Dublin-based melodic, harmonied guitar band strive constantly to better themselves and spread their collective musical wings to pastures new.
With four studio albums under their belts so far (one of which won the prestigious Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year award) they will be releasing their much-anticipated fifth album in the next few months.
Having first come together in the autumn of 2016 on the basketball courts of a Dublin city park, the four members of Pillow Queens soon realised that making music together would be an equally productive group activity. Within a few months they’d released their debut EP, Calm Girls, titled in an ironic nod to the band’s anxious nature.
Their second EP, State of the State will be released in spring 2018 on UK DIY label Specialist Subject. While taking influence from artists in the contemporary US DIY indie & punk scenes, Pillow Queens stay true to their Irish heritage, using Dublin colloquialisms in their lyrics and singing in thick Irish accents.
''One man armed with a guitar and a bunch of beats, he’s got a very fine handle on how to turn both parts of his musical personality into a bundle of captivating, occasionally giddy and always impressive leftfield pop gems.'' - Jim Carroll, The Irish Times
Video Blue is a project by Dundalk native Jim O'Donoghue Martin.
Embracing ambient electronica and guitar driven alt-pop, all of the music is recorded in his east London bedroom. Debut album 'Love Scenes' was released in 2017. A busy summer 2017 saw performances throughout the UK & Ireland notably at Castlepalooza and the Carrickmacross Arts Festival.
TAYNE is a London based Experimental, Pop, Noise, outfit created by Matthew Sutton.
TAYNE’s music is an aural assault that weld moody, atmospheric vocals, punishing guitars, and overwhelming electronics, to pulsating rhythms that create an intense listening experience that is uniquely their own. TAYNE’s live performances are notably just as intense as the music they deliver.
“Sacrifice” was released on January 9th 2018 and is the first track off of the Debut EP “Breathe” dropping in 2018.
TICKETS | £1o Earlybird / £15
STARTS | 7.00pm
VENUE | The Irish Cultural Centre, 5 Black's Road, Hammersmith, W6 9DT