Nialler9 &Homebeat present Series 3 of the wonderful Future Proof series – shining a light on a fresh mix of current Irish talent in conjunction with our friends at O’Hara’s Irish Craft Beers in the genuinely intimate Bello Bar venue in Portobello.
Future Proof October 25th features:
Orla Gartland is a 21 year old singer/songwriter from Dublin known for her unique brand of indie folk pop, bursting with personality. Her songs are tied together by her distinctive vocal and trademark animated live performance.
Having racked up 6 million+ hits on youtube and 70k likes on Facebook, Orla independently released her first two EPs; ‘Roots’ in 2013 & ‘Lonely People’ in 2015. Both topped the Irish singer/songwriter iTunes charts and were followed by live performances on Irish TV & radio, headline tours in Ireland, the UK & US and a performance at SXSW in 2015.
Gartland’s most recent track ‘I Go Crazy’ was dubbed “a Stevie Nicks-inspired subtle banger” by Pop Justice
Kitt Philippa (KP) writes earnest, searing songs and plays them on piano. Kitt Philippa’s music is informed by electronica and soul but also an Honours Degree in Music, so creating songs with a deep infusion of associations. This music is charged with intense spirit.
Latest track: ‘HUMAN’
Gadget and the Cloud is the project of Cork producer Kelly Doherty.
Latest release: Songs For Sad People To Dance To
@ Bello Bar
Doors : 8pm
Tickets : €8 – €13 Online // €15 on door.
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.