The Home Stretch, Min Ryan Park
Min Ryan Park will play host to ‘The Home Stretch’ live music festival this September. The audience will be covered under a stretch tent and in pods of four or six. Pods will be seated at individual picnic tables and perfectly placed to view all that’s happening on the big stage.
Bell X1 is an Irish band, the members of which are Paul Noonan, Dave Geraghty and Dominic Phillips. Formed in 1999, they have released 7 studio albums, 4 of which having been nominated for the Choice Music Prize. Over the past 2 decades they have become somewhat of a national treasure, and are recognized as one of Ireland’s most popular live performers. They are known for their versatile musical palette, lyrical dexterity and catalogue of popular singles. Their albums vary in sound and style, their range taking in pop, alternative, indie, hard rock, post-punk, acoustic, lo-fi, folk-rock, ballad, synth-pop, new wave and electronica.
Wexford born and bred Ian Doyle has released two critically acclaimed albums under the moniker “The Man Whom” entitled “The Greatest Event” and “The Dancer from the Dance” both of which were lush orchestrated affairs. Also known for his intimate solo shows ,which are not typically that of a singer songwriter but instead employ sonic landscapes woven with guitar loops, foot stomps and beats tapped out on his guitar.
This project has been part-funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media from the Live Performance Support Scheme