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The list of Hard Working Class Heroes for 2014

The 103 acts set to play this year’s capital city showcase of new and new-ish Irish music

Hard Working Class Heroes Hare Squead

Wed, Aug 13, 2014, 10:59

   

It’s back. The Hard Working Class Heroes’ festival rolls into Dublin from October 2 to 4 with bands playing in such city-centre venues as the Button Factory, the Workman’s Club, the Mercantile, Twisted Pepper, Bad Bob’s, Grand Social and Meeting House Square. Tickets are now on sale at €45 (weekend) and €20 (nightly) a pop plus fees.

Here’s the full list of 104 acts who are playing the 12th run of the HMV-associated festival (acts listed in alphabetical order) with links to what we’ve written about some of them before

A Lazarus Soul
Acrobat
Affleck
Arborist
Atriums
Benihana
Benny Smiles
Brian Casey
Buffalo Sunn
Buffalo Woman
Carriages
(OTR new music profile)
Carried By Waves
Cfit
Ciaran Lavery
Cloud Castle Lake
(great to see Cloud Castle Lake getting a lot of attention this weather – they’re an act who played one of our nights in Galway back in 2010)
Clu
Codai
Color // Sound
Columbia Mills
Conor Walsh
(another long-time OTR favourite)
Contour
Deaf Joe
Dear Desert
Death In The Sickroom
Dogs
Dott
DVO Marvell
Eamon Bode
Elaine Mai
Elastic Sleep
Elephant
Eoin Dolan
Fallen Rule
Floor Staff
Florence Olivier
Frankenstein Bolts
Galants
Ghost Estates
God Knows & Mynameisjohn
(here’s the review of their mighty debut album and watch out for an interview with the duo in The Ticket on Friday)
Grim
Hags
Hare Squead
(OTR new music profile of the act we’re most looking forward to seeing at HWCH)
Hauer
Hawk
His New Atlas
Hugh Hick
I Have a Tribe
I’m Your Vinyl
Imploded View
Jet Setter
Kobina
Kormac
Little Xs For Eyes
Liza Flume
Low Sea
Maija Sofia
Maud in Cahoots
Me & My Dog
Me Auld Flower
Meltybrains?
Mere Moths
MKAI
Moosmaan
Myles Manley
Neon Atlas
Old Hannah
Otherkin
Paddy Hanna
Participant
Planet Parade
Princess
(OTR new music profile)
Red Queen Contest
Replete
Satori Je
Silences
Sisters
Skelocrats
Sleep Mc Evox
Somerville
Spies
Subplots
Tell No Foxx
The Academic
The Bedroom
The Black Sea Fleet
The Boxing Plot
The Clameens
The Debutantes
The Hard Ground
The Late David Turpin
The Loafing Heroes
The Magpies
The Pale
The Run Ons
The Shaker Hymn
The Statics
The Vincent(s)
Tino Ras
Val Normal
Vann Music
Voids
Walpurgis Family
Wild Promises
Yes Cadets

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