Aiken Promotions in partnership with Dublin City Council
MusicTown: Little Green Cars & Andrew Vickery
19 April 2018
Date: 19 April
On the Abbey Stage
MusicTown 2018 presents a collaboration between Irish indie-rock group, Little Green Cars, and painter Andrew Vickery.
Little Green Cars have made two acclaimed albums, 2012’s debut Absolute Zero, and the follow-up, Ephemera, in 2016. They are currently working on their third collection of songs. The band feature two lead singers, Faye O’Rourke and Stevie Appleby, and their songs are hallmarked with a dark lyrical essence. They have headlined concerts all over the world including a special open-air event at Iveagh Gardens, Dublin in July 2016. The band are also renowned for their strong aesthetic sensibilities and references to architecture and visual art. They are been influenced greatly by Andrew Vickery who will contribute special artwork backdrops to their for this event.
Devon born Andrew Vickery makes paintings related to personal memories, that are usually photographed as slides and projected onto screens in small model theatres. The resulting narratives loosely based on reality, are founded on recurring themes of culture, nature, sex, and travel. Solo exhibitions include the Douglas Hyde Gallery and the Royal Hibernian Academy. His work has also been exhibited in group shows around Ireland and is included in the collections of the Irish Museum of Modern Art and The Arts Council of Ireland.
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