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  • Nix Moon win Firestone Battle of the Bands!


    Nix Moon have taken the top prize in our Firestone Battle of the Bands competition! The Dundalk five-piece beat four other acts in Odd Mollies with a rousing set, which has earned them the headline slot on the Firestone Music Station stage at Vantastival as well as an €1,800 voucher for Musicmaker and three days residential recording time at the renowned Grouse Lodge Studios in Co. Westmeath.

    Nix Moon are a progressive folk act that dabble with multiple genres, combining complex rhythms, a range of harmonies and genuine lyrics, and draw their influence from rock, jazz, folk and indigenous music.  They have featured at Irish festivals including Electric Picnic, Knockanstockan and Vantastival over the last three years, while regularly selling out their local venue – IMRO’s 2016 best venue in Leinster, the Spirit Store. Their debut ep, ‘Soul Traffic’, was released last summer and the band won ‘best performers’ at the Busker Fleadh in Dublin in September. You can catch them at Vantastival on Sunday 4th June headlining the Firestone stage at 11.15pm!

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