The Barley Mob announce DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE – OCTOBER 25TH 2013 Gig in The Village, Wexford St. 19th October 2013

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1268246_649084895103859_1193333087_oDEBUT ALBUM RELEASE – OCTOBER 25TH 2013

Gig in The Village, Wexford St. 19th October 2013

“One of the tightest live bands on the circuit today” – Irish Daily Star

The Barley Mob, a six piece group of talented and lively musicians, release their much awaited self-titled debut album on 25th October. The album features 11 tracks produced by renowned producer Steven Shannon who helped the band translate their energetic and electric live performances into an accomplished studio album.

The Barley Mob’s music does not fall neatly into any one genre. Their debut album delivers a fresh blend of uplifting music embellished with infectious beats, folk jigs, soulful melodies and rock riffs. Its varied range and mix harvests the mood of the country from despair and discontent to a simmering sense of revolt imbued with resilience and hope for a better future.

With over 350 shows to their credit since forming in 2010, the band have been widely acclaimed for their live performances. Over the last three years they have built a large and growing fan base from playing in the smallest venues to the largest festivals including Electric Picnic, Knockanstockan, Sligo Live, Dublin City Soul Festival and Boomtown Fair(UK) as well as performances on RTE Radio 1, FM104 and Phantom 105.2.

Their repertoire resonated with crowds that did not take to the streets but instead danced and sang to songs such as “Everybody’s Music”, “Stand Up, Rise Up, Big Up” and “You’ll Never Be Lost When You’ve Got Music”.

The Barley Mob are: Adam Daly, Neil Butler, Andrew Moore, John Heraghty, Sean Behan and Conor Byrne.

Forthcoming Album Tour

19 Oct 2013 – The Village, Wexford Street, Album Launch

26 Oct 2013 – Tricky’s McGarrigles, Sligo

27 Oct 2013 – Crane Lane Theatre, Cork

02 Nov 2013 – JJ Harlows, Roscommon

09 Nov 2013 – Town House, Galway

23 Nov 2013 – Shortts Venue, Waterford

29 Nov 2013 – The Button Factory, Dublin

Website: http://thebarleymob.ie/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebarleymob

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thebarleymob

Bandcamp: http://thebarleymob.bandcamp.com/

Contact: thebarleymob@gmail.com

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THE BARLEY MOB announce new Single and Nationwide tour dates.

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Release Single: “Stand Up, Rise Up, Big Up”. Out June 1st on iTunes

The Barley Mob are a 7 piece group hailing from Ireland. Their collective influences have fused to create a fresh blend of uplifting music, embellished and delivered with equal measures of rock riffs, soulful melodies, folk jigs and infectious beats. Born from days of economic uncertainty and personal obstacles, The Barley Mob have set out to entertain, move and relate to their listeners. Through energetic and electric live shows they leave the crowds feeling as though they were involved in something special.

Anthems such as “Never be lost” and “Everybodys’ Music” tell the story of the importance of music in our lives, while a crowd favourite and upcoming single, “Stand Up, Rise Up, Big Up”, urges us all to stand up and be counted amongst our peers.

Since forming in April 2010, they have played over 300 gigs from the smallest snugs to illustrious festivals such as The Electric Picnic. Including winning international “Rising Stars 2010” as part of Dublin City Soul Festival where they played to over 6000 people in Merrion Square, Dublin. Every gig is a testament and endorsement to the band and has gained them many fans, and resulted in the band being described by the Irish Daily Star as “One of the tightest live bands on the circuit today” and “A ray of sunshine and an utterly brilliant live act” by Rte Radio 1’s Pat Kenny.

The band recently took time out in the studio to record their first album, due for release in early 2013. This complimented earlier success when the group won the International Dublin City Soul Festival “Rising Stars” competition just 3 months after they were formed. They have just announced over 15 tour dates Nationally throughout the summer months ahead.

The BaRLey MOB are: Adam Daly, Neil Butler, Andy Moore, John Heraghty, Conor Byrne, Sean Behan and Barry Kett.



Tour dates:

Fri 11th May – The Window Sessions – Kellys Bar, Galway, 23:00
Sat 12th May – The Clock Tavern – Westport, Co. Mayo 22:00
Thurs 17th May – Dolans – Limerick 21:00
Sat 26th May – Life Festival – Belvedere House, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Sun 27th May – Dublin City Soul Festival – Merrion Square, Dublin. Lunchtime
Sun 27th May – Wicklow Arts Festival – Wicklow Town. 16:30
Thurs 31st May – The Twisted Pepper – Dublin. 21:00

Sat 2nd June – Strawberry Fest – Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford 16:00
Fri 8th June – Shortts Bar – Waterford. 21:00
Sat 9th June – Eigse Festival – Town Hall followed by O’Loughlins Bar, Carlow 20:00
Sat 16th June – NPLD – Temple House Estate, Sligo.
Fri 22nd June – The Corner House – Clane, Co. Kildare. 21:00
Sat 30th June – John Dalys – Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. 21:00

Fri 6th July – Junction Fest – Mulcahys, Clonmel
Sat 7th July – Voodoo – Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Sat 14th July – Christys Bar – The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry
Fri 20th – 21st July – Falcarragh Festival – Falcarragh, Co. Donegal

Sat 4th August – Tanglewood Festival NI – Newry, NI.
Fri 10th August – Boomtown Fair – Secret South England location, UK.
17th – 19th August – Sunflower Festival – Tubbys Farm, Hillsborough, NI.
17th – 19th August – Stendhal Festival – Limavady, NI.
Sat 25th August – Prosperous Festival – Prosperous, Co. Kildare
Fri 31st August – Electric Picnic – Stradbally, Co. Laois. (stages & times TBC)

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