Dublin, County Dublin
Jemson Green entered the Irish music scene in November 2008 with their profile support to Serj Tankian (System of a Down) in the Ambassador Theatre, Dublin. Ronan Power (Vocals), Bambi Morrissey (Bass) and Shaun Costello (Drums) formed the first line up. In 2009 when the trio found guitarist Shane Mason and guitarist Conor Dempsey (who had been attending the BCFE Rock School) in 2012, the final line up appeared.
The newly formed five-piece immediately took to developing their sound into what is now recognised as one of the finest examples of contemporary rock music in Ireland. Their diverse influences created a unique sound that escaped the stagnancy of the Irish rock scene. As a result they have moulded their modern grunge rock with a sense of danger and beauty that's been missing for far too long.
Their explosive yet gorgeous début single ‘Growing Stranger’ “is as compelling and irresistible a rocker you’ll hear all year” – Hotpress January 2012
With their reputation as an electrifying live band, Jemson Green are gaining popularity with ever-increasing requests for ‘Growing Stranger’ on domestic and international stations.
Jemson Green have also found a new audience from Ronan and Shanes A/V segment for Michael Winslow’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival show (Police Academy, Spaceballs, Gremlins), which he performed live in unison with at his Fringe run. Michael is also currently touring the clip worldwide, resulting in massive global exposure.
2013 is set to be a powerful year for Jemson Green, as their exposure grows daily. In February 2013, Jemson Green were named as Artist of the Month by www.musicreviewunsigned.com, including a full feature interview and front cover of MRU Magazine. In the same month they stunned crowds as they performed in Dublin’s Vicar Street alongside Bipolar Empire, Keywest, Paddy Casey, Walking on Cars and The Enemies in aid of Comic Relief.
The first half of 2013 has been a whirlwind of excitement for the band, taking in two UK performances in London’s Claddagh Ring as well as live performances including support for a sold-out Kerbdog show in Galway’s Roisín Dubh and the MRU Live Launch Party on May 9th.
The band also secured support slots for AC/DC tribute band ACCA/DACCA in Belfast, Derry and Newry for July 2013, as well as a support performance for the infamous Irish band The Riptide Movement and an acoustic appearance at the Le Cheile Music Festival in August.
Jemson Green are a force to be reckoned with, delivering exhilarating, heart-pumping, honest rock music that will leave you crying for more.