Hailing from Dublin, The Eskies bring their unique brand of folk noir/gypsy jazz/sea shanty andswaggering stage spectacle to ballrooms and booze houses far and wide. Therelease ofalbums "After the Sherry Went Round" and “And Don’t Spare The Horses” on ParochialDancehall Recordings cemented their position as an absolute must-see act on the Irish musicscene.The Eskies have headlined tours and festivals in Ireland, theUK, Europe and beyond, includingfestival performances at Glastonbury,Cambridge Folk Festival, Eurosonic Noordeslag (NL) andPort Fairy Folk Festival in Australia.
"A Melting Pot of sounds that screams 'get up and dance!'–RnRMagazine
"Setting their stall out from the first bar the band rip it up track by track."–Americana UK
"Imagine music that grabs you by the arm and threatens to drag you onto the dance floor–visualise all that and you’ll be close, only close though.”–FolkWord
Supported by Mules & Men
Mules & Men are a ground-breaking bluegrass band from Dublin, Ireland. A core sound, heavily influenced by artists like Billy Strings and Bela Fleck, is fused with elements of electronic dance music, psych rock, and Irish traditional music: Mules & Men deliver an explosively energetic and captivating live show. Building a dedicated following from their albums, festival appearances, sold-out gigs around Dublin and Ireland, and on the road in Europe, the band has played Electric Picnic, All Together Now, and received extensive airplay worldwide. The band is currently working on their third original studio album, due in 2023.