Thursday, September 12, 2013

Sweeney’s Underbelly

Underworld: 1. Mauro Virgino and Edna Silva; 2. Antoine Cantan and Seolene Bondifova. (Pix. RS)

Over the past number of years, Sweeney’s has become the must play venue in Dublin for unsigned bands. Jenny Guerin of Sweeney’s estimates that over 300 plus unsigned bands have played in the venue in 2013.

UNDERBELLY brings to three the number of spaces available free of charge to unsigned bands within the four walls of Sweeney’s. Not only are the three spaces free, but a sound engineer for each band’s set is included by the venue.

At the launch event for Underbelly guests enjoyed a Heineken and Jameson drinks reception, with music from Mutefish, Ross Breen, DRiculous All Stars and DJ Keep Schtum.