Greenshine plus Vickers Vimy plus Guest, Pádraig Jack
RTE FOLK AWARDS BEST GROUP NOMINEES and Vicar Street Award Concert performers, Greenshine are a Cork based trio consisting of Mary Greene, Noel Shine and their daughter Ellie. Their songs have featured on Irish airwaves for many years and their tracks have travelled far beyond their homeland and into the waiting ears of music lovers worldwide. Greenshine's music straddles the boundaries of Folk, Indie and Americana with intertwining harmonies, skillful stringwork and critically acclaimed songwriting.
Their latest single BLUE VELVET for UKRAINE (in aid of The Irish Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal) is riding high at the #1 spot on RTERadio1's Airplay Chart joining previous singles The Girl in the Lavender Dress and Dandelion Seed. They have lent their talents to the recordings of other artists including Christy Moore, John Spillane and Declan Sinnott. Their original material has featured in a variety of national ad campaigns, film and radio signature tunes. The band is currently working on their new album and a series of singles.
"They have produced one great record after the next over the last few years," John Creedon, RTE Radio 1
"I have to say how much I admire an act that are unafraid to sound so different with each release yet still sound like themselves. Greenshine do this. It's a proper skill," Enda Guinan Obsession Digital Radio.
"The Sound of a Family immersed in music, tight in harmony, in love with song. Shine on Greenshine," Christy Moore.
Hailing from Mayo, on the Wild Atlantic coast of Ireland, Vickers Vimy craft songs that dwell on the borders of Folk and Americana. Rich eclectic sounds anchor lyrical themes of scratched vinyl nights and hazy Sunday mornings. Their current single WHERE THE WILD BIRDS SLEEP is currently featured on the RTERadio1 Recommends List and their second album “Atlas of Hearts," released in March 2018, made the RTERadio1 Recommends List, with two singles ‘Keep your eye on the road’ and ‘Mermaid Of Luna Park’ being playlisted. Vickers Vimy have collaborated with Colm Mac Con Iomaire (The Frames & Swell Season) and had the pleasure of recording in the studio of Nick Seymour (Crowded House). Vickers Vimy have had the amazing fortune to support the late John Martyn. They have supported The Hothouse Flowers, The 4 Of Us, Maria Doyle Kennedy, and Mundy. They have shared the RTÉ Music Train with Christy Moore, Paul Brady, Kodaline, and Jack L. In a landscape that can truly rattle your bones and inspire your dreams Vickers Vimy continue to document in song the wonders of the Wild Atlantic.
GREENSHINE AND VICKERS VIMY will be joined on the night by Special Guest PÁDRAIG JACK
Pádraig is a bi-lingual singer songwriter from the Aran Islands and his songs are beautiful,emotionally charged and rooted in the place he was raised yet of today. His upcoming single Making Sand explores the deep connection to the sea and the land of a songwriter from an island place on the outermost tip of Europe.