Yngve and The Innocent

Following the success of his solo releases "Tell Men This" and "Have You No Love" in 2008 & 2009 and the Debut Full Band EP "Nothing Was Delivered" in 2010 critically acclaimed Irish/German americana artist "Yngve" returns with his band "The Innocent" and their new Single.

“Draw A Line” and B-side “Changing Tracks” build upon the traditions of The Band, Bob Dylan and Tom Waits, marrying great Americana with a folky, bluesy heart. To achieve the rich warmth on the recording, the band laid the tracks down live on to 1” tape, on one of the last analogue set ups left in the UK at Soup Studios. With Simon Trought (The Kills, Treetop Flyers) recording, the band have achieved a depth of sound that matches Yngve’s soaring skills as a songwriter.

German-born and Irish-raised, Yngve (pronounced Ing-Vuh) has been simmering under the skin of the music industry since 2004. Growing up in rural Sligo in the eighties, his dad’s weekly blues sessions fueled his interest in music. Fast-forward to 2008, Yngve formed new touring band, The Innocent, andhas been making a name for himself since in the London scene. Yngve has (amongst numerous headline appearances both solo and with a full band) shared bills with acts as diverse as Deathray Trebuchet, Danny & The Champions of the World, Katell Keineg, Treetop Flyers, Television Personalities and Paul Weller. They have also played storming sets at festivals including The Belfast Arts Festival, Secret Garden Party, Castlepalooza and a BBC Showcase at the London Thames Festival.

The band have already won great acclaim in Ireland and have featured live on shows by RTE's Pat Kenny and Jenny Greene and Today FM's Tony Fenton amongst others. Past release 'Tell Men This' was selected by Jump.ie as one of the Best 3 Irish Indie Albums Of 2008. The album track 'Little Boy'was also selected by Irish music mag Hot Press to have a video made for it by the famous New York Tisch School for the Arts. This video was subsequently nominated in the 'Best Solo Male' Category in the 2009 IMTV Video Music Awards.
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TOUR DATES:
March
Saturday 19th
The Sky & The Ground, Wexford
Adm FREE | Doors 9pm

Sunday 20th
Roisin Dubh, Galway
Adm FREE | Doors 8.30pm

Monday 21st
The Chaz Bar, Wexford
Adm FREE | Doors 9pm
 
Wednesday 23rd
Ryans Bar, Kilkenny
Adm FREE | On Stage 11pm
 
Thursday 24th
Dalys Bar, Mullingar
Adm FREE | Doors 9pm
 
Friday 25th
Communion @ The Grand Social, Dublin [SINGLE LAUNCH]
Adm €10 | Doors 8pm
w/ The Hot Sprockets w/ Arrow in the Sky w/ Rachel Austin
DJ Sets by Robotnik + Special London Guest
 
Saturday 26th
The Chestnut, Birr
Adm FREE | Doors 9pm
 
Sunday 27th
The Bridgebrook Arms, Thomastown [LIGHTS OFF FESTIVAL]
Adm FREE | Doors 8.30pm
 
Monday 28th
Crane Lane Theatre, Cork
Adm FREE | On Stage 11pm
 
Wednesday 30th
Grand Hotel, Killarney
Adm FREE | On Stage 11pm
 
Thursday 31st
NCAD, Dublin
Adm FREE | On Stage 7pm
 
April
Friday 1st
Shenanigans, Sligo
Adm €10 | Doors 8.30pm
Support From 'Red Brick House'
 
Saturday 2nd
McGinleys, Letterkenny
Adm FREE | On Stage 11pm
 
Tuesday 5th
Captain Americas, Blanchardstown
Adm FREE | Doors 8pm
 
Wednesday 6th
Spirit Store, Dundalk
Adm €5 | Doors 8pm
 
Thursday 7th
Sandinos, Derry
Adm £7 | Doors 8pm
 
Friday 8th
Kenny's Pub, Lahinch
Adm FREE | Doors 9pm
 
Saturday 9th
The Locke Bar, Limerick
Adm FREE | On Stage 10pm
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