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2022-05-19 Sive - Workmans Cellar, Dublin

  Sive just recently released her latest album, ' We Begin in Darkness ', and what a superb album it is! Every album deserves a launch night and that's what tonight, in the Workman's Club Cellar , was all about, and what a night it was! With the backing of a full band, we were treated to a superb night featuring songs from the aforementioned We Begin in Darkness, Sive (EP) and more. Sive is always gigging, so if she comes to your local venue, I'd really recommend checking her out! Now for some photos:

2022-03-10 Kynsy - Whelan's, Dublin

Back in the summer of 2019, I headed off to take some photos at Knockanstockan Festival in Wicklow.  I got to see some great acts that weekend, but one that stuck with me as Kynsy.

I'm not quite sure why she stuck in my mind, there was something about her sound.  Yeah, it was a tad rough and ready, but yet...  Anyway, when I got home, I followed her socials and kept up to date on her music.

Due to Covid, there was precious little chance of getting to see her perform since then, but after almost 30 months, she headlined Upstairs at Whelans and it was worth the wait.  This is not a review site, so I'll not go into detail, but hearing a packed room singing every word to Elephant in the Room, at full volume was superb.

Hmm...  I just realised, as I typed that, The Riptide Movement also have a track Elephant in the Room. I guess we've lots of elephants in rooms here in Ireland.

Support on the night was from Cruel Sister, a new band to me.  I'd never seen or heard of them before, but they made loud, messy, dirty rock music which I, and the rest of the audience, thoroughly enjoyed!

If you get the chance to see Kynsy, or indeed, Cruel Sister, take it.  

Now for some photos of Kynsy.







And a few photos of Cruel Sister:








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