by Dylan Goodman Ireland’s annual showcase festival, the Hard Working Class Heroes festival, is calling to all of Ireland’s musicians, bands, and singer-songwriters for their chance to take part in this showcase taking place a variety of venues across Dublin. The festival has given a number of successful Irish acts their big break including last years […]
With the announcement in December that the proposed Villagers gig In the Savoy, Cork, would not go ahead, there was a moment of concern and disappointment. This minor glitch in their tour plans would prove to be a blessing in disguise, with the intervention of The Everyman Theatre providing the most idyllic and intimate setting […]
Villagers have kindly shared some new music to brighten up a dreary Monday morning: Witchita Lineman, taken from their forthcoming album Where Have You Been All My Life? due for release on January 8th. The record is a collection of songs that distil five years and three albums of Villagers’ songwriting into one flowing narrative. Recorded in one […]
Villagers swung by RAK Studios in London last week to record a stunning live version of their hit, Hot Scary Summer – one of the most beautiful songs of 2015. Conor and the lads recorded their smash hit album Darling Arithmetic in one day at RAK Studios. Yes, just one day! Check out the live video below.
The 12th Annual Electric Picnic Music and Arts Festival proved, once again, that our Island is truly the greatest place to party. A veritable feast for the senses was on offer to the 50,000 picnickers who came from all around the country, and some from across the water, for three powerfully eclectic days – absorbing […]