Award winning alt folk artist infused with latin rhythms and world music. A travelled journeyman who is modernising folk music for the 21st century. Since winning ‘Best Album’ at the NI Music Prize in 2017 with his debut album ‘EPHRATA’, Joshua has performed Glastonbury, Reeperbahn, The Great Escape and SXSW, leading to an official relationship with Paradigm Talent Agency. Joshua’s first world tour begins in October 2019, and will see shows in the UK, Ireland, Europe and America.
Their strong releases have been bolstered by the band’s high energy live performances. Apart from regular gigs in their native Belfast, Beauty Sleep have graced stages at Electric Picnic, Other Voices and The Great Escape. Beauty Sleep released their dream-pop debut album 'Be Kind' via Quiet Arch Records in 2019, followed by headline shows in Belfast, London and Dublin and a nomination for 'Best Album' at this year’s NI Music Prize.
A musician and composer with vision and ideas, Ryan draws inspiration from the worlds of electronic and modern classical music. He has composed the sound for TV and film, including Netflix and BBC. He has released two solo albums, both nominated for the NI Music Prize. This year he released his collaborative album 'Borders', an audio/visual project which will be performed internationally in Paris, Mexico and Berlin with plans for a world tour in 2020.
Three piece all girl riot against boredom and bad music coming straight out of the maiden city. Serving up their own unique recipe of pop rock, Cherym combine punchy vocals and strong pop centric hooks, delivering songs with a blistering energy and no-nonsense punk attitude. Aware of Derry’s enviable reputation of producing some of the finest punk bands the trio has emerged on many Irish lists as ‘Ones to Watch’ for 2019.