The Salmon Leap Festival is a new folk and traditional music celebration taking place Friday 29 – Sunday 31 May 2015 at The Salmon Leap Inn, Leixlip. Our show starts at 4pm on the Saturday.
This year’s line-up features incredible homegrown talent such as Damien Dempsey, Kila, Sharon Shannon, Altan, Mundy, Luka Bloom & many moreCheck out www.salmonleapfestival.com for tickets and details of the tasty lineup!
Doolin Folk Fest - June 14th 2014
Where: Hotel Doolin
Details: Doolin, Co Clare
When: 5pm - 6pm // Sat June 14th 2014
Ticket info: www.doolinfolkfestival.com
Open House Festival / Belfast - June 21st 2014
Where: Open House Festival
Details: The Green Room, The Black Box, Belfast
When: 2.30pm // Sat June 21st 2014
Ticket info: www.openhousefestival.com
Get The Whileaways Album
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.
Nic poses before doing a take!
The Whileaways at Campbells Tavern, Cloughanover, Galway
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.
RTE Radio 1 Big Music Week and October Tour
Sept 22nd 2013
The Whileaways are looking forward to performing in Killarney INEC on Tuesday October 1st as part of RTE Radio 1 Big Music Week along with Lumiere, John Spillane and a team of other great musicians. We'll also be doing a number of dates around Ireland in October and November which will be soon announced so keep in touch...so far we can confirm that we will playing Whelans upstairs on October 11th and Cleeres Kilkenny on October 17th. Below are a few photos we'd like to share of our fabulous shows at Tønder Festival in Denmark. That is one hell of a festival! We'll be back in Denmark in November 21st playing in the Greve Teater and Musik Hus in Portalen.
RTE Radio 1 Album of the Week
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 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 Stars
Upcoming Gigs in June 2013
The Whileaways Debut Album now out
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.