Rackhouse Pilfer & The Amazing Apples
‘Rackhouse Pilfer’ are a 6 piece Folk-Rock & Alt-Country band from Sligo, Ireland.
Awarded "Live Band of the year 2014" by Hotpress Magazine & "Best Folk/Trad 2015" by Hotpress Magazine (Readers’ Choice Award) beating out some of Ireland's heavy-weights in this category. They've released 2 albums 'Back to the Country' & 'Love and Havoc', the latter of which was recorded in Nashville and produced by Brad Jones (Steve Earl, Josh Rouse and Bobby Bare Jr).
Rackhouse Pilfer have headlined some of Ireland's, UK's and Europe's biggest music festivals including La Roche France, Omagh Bluegrass, Body & Soul, Sea Sessions, Great British Folk Festival & many more.Most recently they were invited by Super Producer Ethan Johns (Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon, Ryan Adams) to be the session band on 2 tracks for Tom Jones new album 'Long Lost Suitcase' (released Oct 9th 2015), one track being the lead single 'Honey, Honey', a Duet with Imelda May. Rackhouse Pilfer are tipped to be one of Ireland's next BIG international bands.
“The 6-piece Pilfers aren’t short of energy, they can play up a storm" - Irish Times
'Amazing Apples’ are a 5 piece multi-instrumentalist Indie/Folk band from Galway, Ireland.
They just released their debut album, 'A Little Sense' which was recorded in Grouse Lodge with renowned Irish music producer, Joe Chester (The Coronas, Ryan Sheridan, Hermitage Green).The album went straight to no. 3 in the Irish Independent Charts, and 27th overall on the Official Irish Charts. Notable gigs for the band include playing The Volvo Ocean Race in Galway to 50,000 people; playing Electric Picnic, Indiependence and Sea Sessions; and playing support to the likes of: Ryan Sheridan, Mundy, Paddy Casey and Walking on Cars. Irish blog Choorpy.com named them as one of "5 Irish Acts to Watch in 2015".
“Bright, bubbling, positive music with real heart” – Hotpress Magazine
Tickets are available at the door from 7:30PM