Bill Ryder Jones was a founder member of and lead guitarist with legendary indie band The Coral, playing on their first six albums. He then embarked on a solo career, releasing three albums on Domino Records to date,. as well as releasing a joint album, Bird Dog Tapes Vol.1 with The Lost Brothers. Bill has also toured as guitarist with Artic Monkeys and Mumford & Sons in addition to recording with Graham Coxon and producing Wytches and The Lost Brothers.
Bill's latest, the highly acclaimed 'West Kirby County Primary', with hints of Pavement and Johnny Marr, and songs which, according to NPR, 'sway with a light touch, with melodies that even feel lived in and singable on first listen' is classic lo-fi indie. As a live performer The Guardian described him as 'a magical, colossal talent' Bill's new album is due for release in 2018.
Oisin Leech is best known as one half of The Lost Brothers who have released four acclaimed albums since 2007. Outside of Lost Brothers he has collaborated with the likes of Steve Wickham, Peter Fallon, The Specials and Arctic Monkeys and has recently been commissioned to celebrate the life of Meath poet Francis Ledwidge in song. Lost Brothers' 5th album will be released in 2018 and was recorded with Giant Sand in Arizona. Tonight Oisin will sing a range of songs new and old.
Bill Ryder Jones & Band play with support from Oisin Leech in St. Patrick's Gateway Centre Saturday October 28th.