Celebrating Cultures, Promoting Integration
Peachface will launch their debut single “You Never Saw Me Dance” with a gig in Bello Bar, Dublin on Friday. They are joined by Galway garage-pop delights Dott and Dublin singer songwriter Darragh McCabe. Having already captured hearts and ears at their performances supporting Paddy Hanna, and headlining Bagful of Songs in Drogheda this year Peachface bring their synth pop indie sound to Bello Bar. Expect some neon some 90’s MIDI synths, a couple of shiny neon guitars and dialled up drum machines.
Place: 1 Portobello Harbour, Dublin
A collectively curated, scripted, performed, and presented exercise in radical pedagogies by the MA Art in the Contemporary World at the National College of Art & Design (NCAD).
“Make Haste, Slowly” is part of “Common Denominator: Art in the Contemporary World” at the Goethe-Institut Irland, a two-year programme that takes as its starting point Walter Gropius’s term, from which collective knowledges progress. Through exhibitions, events, seminars and more we will interrogate and inhabit what it means in our time to speak of political solidarity, civic standards, or even aesthetic values, and to consider the relation between common commitments and necessary possibilities of individual belief, expression and action.
Place: Goethe-Institut Irland, 37 Merrion Square, Dublin
Time: Friday 11th: 10am to 5:30pm/Saturday 12th: 10am to 1:30pm
Price: Admission Free
Rofi James are a pop/rock band from Galway city. The band first formed when lead singer Ronan Flaherty and drummer Jamie Murray took to the cobbled streets of Galway city with a mutual interest in busking and in songwriting. The band would later be called ROFI JAMES – a portmanteau of Ronan’s nickname “Rofi-J” and Jamie’s actual name, “James”.
The bands music has received national radio play, while placed on High Rotation on several radio stations across the country; the debut single ‘Fool For Your Love’ was one of the Top 10 Most Requested Tracks in February 2017 on iRadio, and their second release ‘Open Eyes’ was selected as a winning track in the RTÉ 2fm Play The Picnic competition 2017 and was also nominated for Best Single of 2017 at the Pure M Awards.
Place: The Cobblestone, 77 King Street North Smithfield, Dublin