The Whileaways are gearing up to record some new tracks for release later this year. They are moving shop from Larrys Log Cabin in Tuam where the album was recorded to Nic and Noelies thatched cottage in Headford, Co Galway. The wonderful Liam Caffrey again is engineering the tracks. A great weekend in store. Pics and videos to be posted soon on the progress! Check out the upcoming festival tour dates filling out for the year.
The Whileaways at Campbells Tavern, Cloughanover, GalwayNov 13 2013
The Whileaways will be taking part in Campbells Tavern Americana Music and Arts Month with a performance on Saturday November 15th - Doors at 8pm and tickets 12euro. Campbells Tavern is homeground for Nicola and Noelie - check out their sessions in the front bar every Thursday night!. The Campbells website has all the details. We will also be headed to Denmark next weekend for a night in Copenhagen...we look forward to seeing our Tonder Festival Fans there! See details at The Greve Theatre Website.
Upcoming October ShowsOctober 4th 2013
Delighted to announce our upcoming gigs;
RTE Radio 1 Big Music Week and October Tour
Sept 22nd 2013
RTE Radio 1 Album of the WeekAugust 5th 2013
We were delighted to announce that The Whileaways Debut album is Radio 1 Album of the Week in Ireland this week (August 4th - 11th). Big thanks to the Radio 1 team. Keep an ear out for tracks from our album and if you like make a request to play our music!
August Tour Dates - for full details see Tour Guide
August 15th - Campbells Tavern - Headford, Co Galway - Support for Tim O'Brien
August 18th - The Crane Bar, Sea Road, Galway - full gig featuring guitarist Gerry Paul
August 19th - Whelans, Wexford St, Dublin - Support for Tim O'Brien
August 22nd - 25th - Tonder Fest, Denmark - 5 piece band with Kelvin Busher and Eimhin Cradock
The Irish Times Review - 4 StarsDelighted with The Irish Times review of our album describing it as "an audacious debut" "rich in its lyrical tapestry". Have a read below.
Upcoming Gigs in June 2013
After four wonderful launch gigs in May we have decided to hold an extra launch gig in Campbells Tavern, Headford, Co Galway on Friday June 14th. We travel to Westport Co. Mayo. June 15th to take part in the Westport Bluegrass Folk Festival. Further details are in our website tour guide.
The Whileaways Debut Album now out
The Whileaways album is now available on CD Baby and itunes and from our website of course - go to the 'shop' page to download the MP3 or order a copy.
CD Launched!May 23rd 2013
Many thanks to the lovely audiences we had in Tralee, Dingle, Dublin and Galway for our CD Launches. We really enjoyed the show's and debuting at last as The Whileaways! We look forward to Westport next month. We plan to do a few more gigs during June and will keep ye posted.