Whelans Dec 28th


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Ann Scott has announced a rare and intimate headline show for Dubin at Whelans of Wexford Street on December 28th next. Expect some surprise early repertoire mixed with plenty from the latest record. Ann will be joined by Karl Odlum plus special guests to be announced. Doors 8pm, Tickets €14

Venus To The Sky

Ann Scott has released her fourth studio album, Venus to the Sky. Recorded over several installments in Electrical Audio, Chicago and Sun Studios in Dublin, Venus to the Sky comprises ten brand new songs. Co-produced with Karl Odlum and featuring a cast of favourites from Scott’s regular musical squad (Dave Hingerty, Kim Porcelli, Katherine Atkinson, Gemma Hayes and Katell Keineg), the album is available digitally via annscott.bandcamp.com, from itunes and in physical format from from the annscott.net shop page.

For regular updates please fan the Ann Scott Facebook page here.

October Shows

Delighted to be participating in two live events this October….
Sat 8th Oct – The feminists are awake – Filmbase, 2 Curved St, Dublin 2, Ireland
An evening of performances featuring everything from storytelling to poetry to burlesque. Hosted by the brilliant Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh, all proceeds collected go to the Rape Crisis Network Ireland. There’s raffles, music, cakes and all attendees are welcome to BYOB. Starts 7pm, see http://filmbase.ie/

Sat 29th  – Sligo live Folk Roots and indie festival – 4pm @ Kate’s Kitchen, 3 Castle Street, Sligo, Ireland, F91 YK2E
Arrivals is a series of intimate gigs held in city-centre venues across the festival weekend. See http://www.sligolive.ie/ for full festival details.

Joy Video

Here is a new mini video for joy. It was made from snippets of iPhone footage taken while traveling through small towns around France, along coastal Croatia, some parks in Barcelona and fun fairs around Dublin. Looks best viewed on a phone.

Horror Time

‘Love is in him’ features in one of the best and most-awarded Irish horror films in some time. Ciarán Foy’s Citadel is an urban horror story in which a grieving husband must protect his daughter from violent neighbourhood children. Showcased as part of IFI Horrorthon 2012, the film went out to American cinemas last year and finally see’s Irish cinema release on June 21st.

Listen to ‘Love is in him’ from the film Citadel here http://soundcloud.com/ann-scott/love-is-in-him