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Fri 1 June

Mondegreen Records presents

Track Dogs

Sun-shiny songs thriving on dark themes behind irresistible rhythms.
Made up of two Irishmen, an Englishman and an American the band came together in 2011 to create their unique brand of acoustic music; a veritable 4 x 4 of voices and instruments identified by the fusion of styles which include folk, latino, americana, bluegrass and, dare we say it...pop.
Comprising Garrett Wall, Dave Mooney, Howard Brown & Robbie K. Jones, their artistic name derives from the dark subterranean world of New York's subway system, present their fourth album "Kansas City Out Groove" in March 2018.
In 2017 they were invited to Kansas City to showcase at Folk Alliance International, the largest gathering of folk and acoustic musicians in the world, and from this musical experience comes the title to their new work. It was here also that they met The Barefoot Movement, from Nashville, who have collaborated with them on the track "Gonna Get My Way".

"Track Dogs were the hit of Rochester Sweeps Festival 2016. Their close harmonies, instrumentation but above all, interaction with the audience, proved a winner."
Doug Hudson, Director Rochester Sweeps
"Track Dogs played 2 shows at Vantastival 2016 and both were highlights of the weekend. Their unique show around 1 mic was perfect for the atmospheric smaller stage with their on-point vocal harmonies and rhythmic tribal beat. Their show as headline act for our larger stage was one of the biggest audiences of the weekend and left everyone in no doubt that this is a very very special band."
Mark Staunton, Vantastival Festival Director
"In a battle of the stages, Track Dogs were up against festival headliner Badly Drawn Boy. Wonderfully unfazed by this, the band drew one of the biggest crowds of the weekend to the GoldenPlec Stage, cheery, Spanish-tinged acoustic proving a hit with a crowd that wanted to dance."
Vantastival, Goldenplec.com

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PRESS

"This band turned out to be a total discovery, with vocal harmonies on a par with groups like Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, America or the most melodic style of, for example, the Eagles mixed in with the graceful irreverence of The Pogues". Renacer Eléctrico Music Magazine, Spain

"Their lively, melodic music has a strong American/Latin sentiment, a strong sense of fun and an abundance of sunshine".
Folkradio.co.uk

"Groovy" is not a word I often use in this column, but that's just the adjective I need to describe Madrid-based Irish band the Track Dogs...Released at the end of last year, the album is rhythmic, soulful and simply cool. This is indie-acoustic arranged with a hippie flair.The band's music is, like the band of ex-pats, an eclectic cultural crossover."
The Irish Echo, New York

"The antidote to a bad day"
Maverick

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Venue: Chapel Arts Centre

Performance

Friday 1st June

Price: £12 adv / £14 door
Doors open: 19:30  
Start time: 20:00  
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Venue access: We regret there is no wheelchair access to this venue

Tickets available on the door and from:

  • Chapel Arts< (Tel. 01225 461700)

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