Welcome to the website of Rory & The Island and thanks for taking the time to visit.The new album ‘Auntie Depressant & Uncle Hope’ is available now from all good record stores as well as the Rory & the Island webstore.
Rory & the Island returns to the UK during the first week of March for a string of six dates.
The ‘Dumb Celebrity’ UK Tour dates are as follows:
01/03: London: Camden Barfly
02/03: Manchester: the Attic
03/03: Brighton: the Brunswick
04/03: Bristol: Mr Wolfs
05/03: Bristol: the Croft
06/03: High Wycombe: Scorpios
For more information: www.otrproductions.co.uk
Rory & the Island’s November Irish tour dates are as follows:
Saturday 10th November, 2012
the Balor Theatre, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal
8pm / €8
Sunday 11th November, 2012
the Green Room, Voodoo, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
8pm / €8
Monday 12th November, 2012
the Derry City Social Club, Derry
Wednesday 14th November, 2012
Friday 16th November, 2012
the Workman’s Club, Dublin
8pm / €7 (Tix available on ticketmaster.ie)
Sunday 18th November, 2012
Crane Lane Theatre, Cork
Monday 19th November, 2012
DCU @ NuBar, Dublin
Tuesday 20th November, 2012
NUIM @ YOURCLUBHOUSE, Maynooth, Kildare
For more info keep an eye on the website and on Facebook.
The online sensation ‘Jimmy’s Winning Matches’ by Rory & the Island has now exceeded 70, 000 views on YouTube in just five days.
The song, a tribute to Jim McGuinness and Donegal 2012 ahead of their All Ireland clash with Cork in the semi final, is a re-working of the original Rory & the Island song ‘Jimmy Selling Watches’.
Check out the video featuring ‘Jimmy Barry Murphy ‘ from Senegal below. The video was shot on Playa Chica in Lanzarote last week.
You can also check out the video for the original ‘Jimmy Selling Watches’ here:
The Rory and the Island online store is now open!
Here you can purchase the brand new album ‘Auntie Depressant & Uncle Hope’.
Check out this picture taken last week when Rory, Ronnie Whelan and Sharon Shannon visited the TV3 studios to promote the single ‘Boys in Green 2012′.
Rory and the Island need a child’s drawing for the cover of the new album “Auntie Depressant and Uncle Hope” … Rory said “i want it to be a drawing of a Man and a Woman on a beach holding hands, a sun in the top corner etc …the more child-like the better! (prob look best using Crayons) . E-mail me a JPEG or something similar. A nice little prize involved for the winner” .. or you can upload entries to http://www.facebook.com/RoryandtheIsland
Here’s one sent in by Marian
Rory and the Island to play Charity Gig to raise funds for Clic Sargent, the hospice that took care of Aidan Duffy who lost his battle against cancer aged 5…Tonight (8.30pm) http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=150202928408865
Rory and The Island to play the Lanzarote Summer Music Festival this Friday 30th September.This years event will consist of the 4th Lanzarote Summer Music Festival and the 2nd Oktoberfest as the 2011 Event Weekend of The Year, held at Plaza de las Naciones in Los Pocillos, Puerto Del Carmen.
The Friday Night Live Music Concert will take place on the auditorium area on the lower level, (as always), leading up to the main area which will host the Oktoberfest on the Saturday and Sunday.
Check the Lanzarote Summer Music Festival Facebook page for times and details.