Ye Vagabonds Album Tour :: Dublin

Ye Vagabonds Album Tour :: Dublin

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 7.30pm


With special guest Alain McFadden
7.30pm, Wednesday 6th December 2017
Tickets €15 available from
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Carlow brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn, who form Ye Vagabonds, released their highly anticipated self titled debut album recently, on their own label: Inglenook Records. Following two sold out album launch shows in at The Cobblestone back in October, the group return to the capital for one last gig, before they return to the studio in West Cork to work on their second album. They headline The Grand Social, this Wednesday 6th December.

Treat yourself to an evening of harmony rich folk music, influenced by Irish traditional music, Appalachian singing, and the 1960's folk revival. Ye Vagabonds’ songs are weaved with thoughtful lyrics, thickly layered with strings and droning harmonium. Their album has been hailed as a ‘sparkling debut’ by the Irish Times, while the Sunday Times says “there is something charming about this album that makes it entirely their own”.

Suppport on the night will come from singer songwriter and member of Ye Vagabonds, Alain McFadden. Having grown up with a traditional background, Alain’s songs are steeped in folk tradition. Described as ‘a new fresh voice in Irish folk scene’ (Les Insouciants) He is about to release his debut E.P early next year.

Enjoy this intimate evening of rich traditional music and tales from Ye Vagabonds and Alain McFadden at The Grand Social, this Wednesday 6th December, at 7.30pm. Tickets €15.00 are on sale now from
The album ‘Ye Vagabonds’ is available to buy now on Bandcamp, iTunes, in selected record stores, and available for streaming on Spotify. For more information see, or visit their Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Ye Vagabonds Album Reviews:
"What’s remarkable about this collection is the richness of their original repertoire: songs written with a lyrical density and a contradictory melodic lightness of being that render them timeless…” Siobhan Long,The Irish Times

“From the Appalachian folk of ‘Go Where You Will’ to the trad lilt of ‘Lowlands of Holland’, these are beautifully measured songs. Despite their myriad touchstones, there is something charming about this album that makes it entirely their own.” Lauren Murphy, The Sunday Times

“Ye Vagabonds possess a strong and distinctive musical identity that, while embodying some familiar sensibilities, fair celebrates its own individuality and certainly stands out from the crowd.” David Kidman, FRUK

“As organic an album you’re likely to hear this year, Ye Vagabonds debut is an uncluttered offering that moves with deft songwriting rather than bombast. Making for an intricate, handcrafted listen. While they don’t add anything new to the folk milieu, the duo captures the best aspects of the genre they so clearly love craft a record that is a joy to experience. Subtle but beautiful. 8/10” Stephen White, The Last Mixed Tape

“‘Ye Vagabonds’ sews together stark, thoughtful and charming lyrics into melodies and musicality that cloaks its audience in seldom heard ethereal bliss.” Golden Plec


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Published on 4 December 2017

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