STOMPTOWN BRASS Requiem for the Truth | Dublin Fringe Festival

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REGUIEM FOR THE TRUTH

Outrageously energetic 10-piece street-funk band Stomptown Brass invite you to join them as they take on an audacious task; to host a funeral for the truth. Witness the colourful exuberance of the Haitian Voodoo-inspired New Orleans jazz funeral as it smashes up against the mournful, solemn ceremony of Roman Catholicism. This is a show both life-affirming and other-worldly. An extravagant, chaotic street party with a dark twist. So get in (second-)line, and follow the blistering trumpets and blaring trombones from the streets of Dublin to the house of God as we ask: is Truth really dead? Was it ever alive?

Dates Sep 21 - 24 @ 19:30

Tickets €18/ €16 conc

St. Werburgh's Church

 

http://www.fringefest.com/festival/whats-on/requiem-for-the-truth

 

 

Le Galaxie urge artists to enter ‘incredible’ new Other Voices Open Call

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Other Voices have launched a search to give one Irish musician the chance to perform at the Dingle music festival as well as studio time and a video budget.

With Other Voices approaching its 16th instalment they are welcoming musicians to send in a sample of their work through the new eir Other Voices Open Call system, with the chosen act securing a performance slot at the festival in Dingle this December.

The act will have all of their expenses paid for the trip to Dingle, they will be given a three-day recording studio session with a top engineer, and a production company and budget to make a music video, as well as practical mentoring from the Other Voices team.

You can learn more about the Open Call here - http://www.othervoices.ie/content/open-call

Your Electric Picnic Essentials !

It's the most wonderful time of the year for us here at CWB as Electric Picnic takes over our world and this year we are delighted to have some amazing acts playing right across the weekend. Here is all the info you need to know :

The Strypes : Main Stage : Saturday : 3pm

& Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow : Sunday 10pm

 Le Galaxie : Rankins Wood : Saturday : 11pm 

The Blizzards : Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow : Saturday : 10.30pm

Jack O'Rourke : Other Voices : Saturday 9pm 

Bitch Falcon : Other Voices : Saturday : 4.10pm

Cities : Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow : Sunday : 3:00pm 

Ivy Nations : Play the Picnic Stage :  Saturday : 1am 

RSAG : Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow : Friday : Midnight 

The Outer Limits : Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow : Sunday 3pm 

Kormac : Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow : Saturday : 11pm 

Stomptown Brass : Trailer Park Friday Midnight & Salty Dog 11pm Saturday 

Jerry Fish : Sunday at Midnight ! 

 

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Groove Festival this Weekend !

We are delighted to have a whole host of CWB acts playing the gorgeous Groove Festival this weekend .  Kormac who's new single "I Believe" is being played by everyone from Carl Cox to Horse Meat Disco takes to the main stage on Saturday as does Jerry Fish who has just announced a whopper line up for his Electric Sideshow at Ep. 

On Sunday Stomptown Brass might give a flavour of their upcoming Fringe Show on the main stage and show why their latest video has clocked in over 500,000 views while Jack O'Rourke heads to the Sony Xperia stage with this his full band and shows why is he is one of the most talked about singer songwriters of the year.

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The 2017 Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow

We're only a few weekends away from Electric Picnic, and we're so excited to reveal the first batch of acts announced for our favourite stage... the Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow!

Of course, the carnival ringmaster himself will be performing but he'll also be joined by some of our other acts including KORMAC, THE BLIZZARDS, and R.S.A.G.! Bantum, WOLFF, Jem Mitchell, Interference and the Frank and Walters have also been announced. Joining the JFES for the first time is drag icon, Veda and the Witches, alongside our favourite sideshow sweethearts, The Pony Girls and Foxy P Cox.

"The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow promises once again to be a highlight of this year’s Picnic, delivering three debauched days and nights of mind blowing, soul bending entertainment. "

 

Stay tuned for more acts to be announced in the coming days and weeks! And don't forget to check out what we're up to this weekend:

Friday
The Blizzards - Sligo Summer Festival

Saturday
The Blizzards - Listowel Revival Festival
Michael Pope - MOTHER
The Strypes - Sziget Festival Budapest