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Music / September 3, 2021

Monjola, SELLÓ, Shiv & more to play Flourish

Music / September 3, 2021

Monjola, SELLÓ, Shiv & more to play Flourish

Words: Dylan Murphy

Live gigs are back and we’ve teamed up with Sense and Collective Films for ‘Flourish’, a series of intimate concerts featuring the most exciting acts from across the country.

It’s been a minute since we could showcase our favourite acts from all corners of the country in an intimate space and celebrate what is undoubtedly a golden era for emerging artists in Ireland. The restart of the live events industry also provides a clean slate of sorts and an opportunity to promote a more sustainable, conscious, and kind cultural landscape.

So with all that in mind, we’ve teamed up with Collective Films and Sense to run a series of intimate live events curated by Will Rolfe featuring 12 of the country’s most exciting acts at the Button Factory.

Speaking on the event series he said, “We are delighted to be back working on live events again. The pandemic has been an incredible challenge for art and culture, but we are now entering a more positive place. Our aim with Sense and this series is to continue to support, celebrate and collaborate with independent artists, creators, and communities.”

“We are very much focused on promoting and progressing a more sustainable, conscious, and kind cultural landscape. This series is made up of a combination of new and already established Irish artists, many of whom I’ve seen continue to grow over the last 19 months despite the absence of live shows. We are absolutely thrilled to welcome these artists back to perform in front of a live audience and give all of us the chance to experience some of the best contemporary music coming out of our community.”

“The traditional music venue will be re-imagined and transformed into a beautiful green space for this series. Not only will each attendee be encouraged to immerse themselves in live music once more, we hope to plant a seed by giving each artist, attendee and crew a wild flower seed pack. A gift from us, and a gentle reminder of the important and impactful role we can all play in the ecosystem.“

Full line up:

Tuesday, October 12th – Friday, October 15th live at the Button Factory

Featuring live performances from 12 artists over four nights.

Tuesday, October 12th – Monjola, SHIV and Elzzz x Trever

Wednesday, October 13th – Gemma Dunleavy, SELLÓ, and Fay’D

Thursday, October 14th – Aby Coulibaly, Malaki and Lucy McWilliams.

Friday, October 15th – Paddy Mulcahy, R.Kitt (Live) and EMA.

Sense has acknowledged that we are in the midst of an environmental crisis and are committed to bringing sustainability awareness to audiences and those working in the live events industry by collaborating with artists and partners to promote an overall kinder environment. Going forward Sense will ask all gig-goers to join us in Planting a Tree In Ireland, with the option to add €2 to your ticket, which covers the cost of planting at least one native Irish tree in Ireland. Partnering with Trees on the Land, who are working to leave a living legacy of tree cover and woodland for future generations, we will match each donation by gig-goer each year and more. We’ve so far helped plant 1165 Trees in Ireland thanks to donations in 2020. 

Tickets for all shows are ON SALE NOW priced from €12 . Click here for tickets.

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