GALWAY FOLK and roots rockers The Cabin Collective join Elvis Costello, Christy Moore, Imelda May, The Waterboys, and ABC, at this year’s Westport Festival.
The Cabin Collective, featuring The Saw Doctors’ Leo Moran, Waterboys’ founder Anthony Thistlethwaite, and singer-songwriter Noelie McDonnell, will play The Westport Festival of Music & Food on the grounds of Westport House on Sunday June 30.
The nine piece band also includes singer-songwriter Keith Mullins whose new album, May It Mean Something to Someone will be released this summer; Dave Clancy (pedal steel ), Eimhin Cradock (percussion ), Larry Kelly (guitar ), Michael ‘Spud’ Coen (bass ), and Rickie O’Neill (drums ).
The Cabin Collective take their name from the Scandinavian style log cabin in rural Tuam where they rehearse. They release their debut single ‘Lines Are Fading’, written by Keith Mullins, on Friday June 28.
The Róisín Dubh has also chosen some of its favourite Irish artists to perform at Westport Festival including Delorentos, Le Galaxie, Squarehead, Daithi, Funeral Suits, Kid Karate, Sleep Thieves, Mojo Gogo, Elaine Mai, In Their Thousands, So Cow, Dott, The Depravations, Doghouse and Stephen James Band.