The Young Folk
With a featured slot at Electric Picnic (IRE) & The Cambridge Folk Festival (UK), the Young Folk ended 2013 opening for Midlake (USA). Their music featured on a national advertisement campaign for Jameson whiskey and the Irish National Transport Authority.
Upon signing an International Publishing deal with ARC Music UK, this year The Young Folk showcased their music at Midem (FR), SXSW (TX), and The Stampede City Sessions, Calgary, Canada. The Young Folk have appeared on well established National TV shows which include RTE’s The Saturday Night Show with Brendan O’Connor and TV3’s Ireland AM.
Having recently opened for Imelda May at one of her sold out shows at Vicar Street in Dublin, this year we will see this Multi faceted Alt-Folk 4-piece release their debut album “The Little Battle” with the first single “Way Home” available in the USA/Canada April 12th and Europe on May 12th through Pixie Pace Records.
“One of the most promising Irish bands for decades” - Simon Redley, Maverick (UK)
“This is an accomplished musical aggregate that join the microdots between Villagers, Noah & The Whale and old Greenwich Village Kweskin Jug Band. This is folk in Cuban heels.” - The Evening Herald
“a unique prospect ... one of the most promising young Irish bands of recent years, not because of their impressive resume, but because of the raw energy and passion they bring to the stage” - Dubliner Magazine
“serious challengers for the area populated by the likes of Fleet Foxes, Mumford and Sons and The Low Anthem.” - Hotpress