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Friday, March 14 • 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Driving By Night

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Driving by Night are a five-piece band from Cookstown, now based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After releasing their debut AA Single -‘Fears Of Men/In Denial’ in February 2007, The guys toured and promoted themselves to steady acclaim throughout the U.K and Ireland The band have previously recorded at first class studios; Grouse Lodge,Ireland and Parr Street, Liverpool (Coldplay, Echo and the Bunnymen) Produced by Rupert Christie (U2/Greenday) DBN have supported many high profile acts including Keane, The Thrills, Kings of Leon, Faithless, and Arctic Monkeys. Featuring in a showcase at the prestigious IN THE CITY festival in Manchester, they received vast interest from record label and management companies alike. Recently Asked to play not one but three shows at this years South By South West festival in Austin, Texas, this see's Driving By Night moving forward on a grander scale of musical endeavour and what seems to be turning into one hell of a year! Further to this, the band have been locked away in their rehearsal studio, gigging quietly with new tunes to air, and a long awaited Debut album is currently in the making, due out March/April 2008 For gig listings, info, pics and updates go to www.myspace.com/drivingbynight or www.drivingbynight.co.uk (Fears of Men/In Denial single is available in C.D and 7” blue vinyl format from all good music stores and also available for download from registered sites) "Playing heartfelt anthems of love and loss for the heartbroken, Driving by Night are mere steps away from the adulation that they deserve" - Morning Star, London "A charismatic, fiery performance and melancholic, crooning vocals match perfectly their lively dynamics, while the acoustic 'Weakness' brings a few wistful, mournfully laid back moments" - BBC - Across The Line "This single shows they have almost mastered the effortless indie longing sound. You can tell that this band has been brought up on a diet of the best bands of the Nineties, and they aren't afraid to distill their influences into a sound that is their own. The result is confident and unforced" - BelfastToday.net (Fears of men single review) "You sense they could slide up the slipstream to become a band of the people with such heart wrenching anthems as 'In Denial'" - Designer Magazine, Manchester
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Friday March 14, 2008 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Soho Lounge 217 E 6th St

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