THE IRISH BRIGADE
The Irish Brigade from Co. Tyrone, formed after the 1981 hunger strike, they tell in song, story and poems the epic struggle for Irish independence
The Irish Brigade are a Irish Rebel Band from county Tyrone, they have been playing Irish Rebel music since the early 1980’s. The first album they had out was the Roll Of Honour, which was in memory on the 10 brave men who died on hunger strike in 1981. Such songs on the album are about the hunger strikers such as Ballad Of Bobby Sands, A Fathers Blessing (For Joe McDonnell), Hughes Lives On, McElwee’s Farewell. Since then they have recorded over 10 albums such as Rising Of The Moon, Our Day Will Come, Pardon Me For Smiling, and The first live album was in the Sidewalk Music Café in Dublin in 2003. They have also wrote some of the best loved Irish Rebel Songs such as The Sam Song, My Old Man’s A Provo, A Prisoners Anthem, The Brixton Busters, They play gigs all over Ireland from Kerry up to Donegal, from Tyrone to Wexford, and from Dublin up to Belfast. The band hope you enjoy the music and one day hopefully see you at a gig.
The Moorings are an ultra-energetic quintet famous for delivering an efficient mix between celtic folk and alternative rock. Since 2011, The band has been faithful to the traditional themes of the Anglo-Saxon repertoire. It has been chosen many times to share the bill with the most respected bands of the genre such as The Dubliners, The Pogues or The Dropkick Murphys. Their appeal for Irish music and Punk rock has been revealed in Pints & Glory their 1st EP back in October 2011. A live record titled ‘La Cigale Unplugged’ has also come out in 2013. The new EP ‘Nicky’s Detox’ has been released in fall 2014 and will highlight songs in French. The Moorings go from festivals to club stages, from pubs to bars all over Europe!