Ballinteer , County Dublin

***Full UK and Irish 12 date Summer Headline Tour 2016 completed and full Winter Tour now on going***

**Full time, unsigned, independent Irish band playing original music, working hard and touring all over Europe to grow our audience and listenership**

** Sell Out shows on the Summer tour included Dublin, London and Edinburgh as well as other Irish dates**

**Latest Video Releases below include - "Scenes of Joy" - Official Video and "Quicksand"( Live Version) recorded during our Whelan's Main room Headline show - both videos released June 2016**

Scoops- The Facts so far:
1- Originally formed as 2 piece (Acoustic Guitar and Cajon) group in early 2015

2- Became the current full band line up and began rehearsals in mid 2015.

3- Members: Stephen Cooper (Lead Vocals and Acoustic Guitar - Dublin), Stephen O'Rourke (Drums and Percussion - Waterford) and Kevin Murphy (Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals - Meath). Joined on stage by a session Bass player for live gigs.

4- Debut Single (Best of You) and Debut EP (Scenes of Joy) released November 2015. It was recorded, mixed and produced in Caludron Studios Dublin by Bill Shanley.

5- Debut EP went 2nd in the Official Irish iTunes charts behind Adele on release.

6- Supported acts such as Walking on Cars, Hermitage Green, The Academic, The Strypes, Danny O Reilly of The Coronas, Keywest and many more.

7- Full bands debut Headline show Sold Out weeks in advance in Whelan’s upstairs venue in January 2016.

8- 4 months on from selling out Whelan’s upstairs they went and headlined their own show to a full house in the downstairs Main Whelan’s venue as part of their Summer Tour.

9- Received amazing reviews for their energetic action packed live shows.

10- Amassed a following of 9k fans on Facebook and 4k plus on twitter, 2.5k plus on Instagram and just over 1400 Snapchat followers.

11- They have already completed a 12-date Headline Ireland and UK tour off the back of the success of their first single release 'Best of You' which had sell out shows in Dublin, London and Edinburgh as well as many others in Ireland.

12- They are already playing many festivals this year both at home and abroad including gaining great traction in Denmark having festival slots at Ringstead, Skagen, Borkavn and Bellarup music festivals.

13- Their second EP is being recorded from August 2016 with a plan to release early 2017.

Please take your time and enjoy the tracks off "Scoops" debut EP here on Breaking Tunes. Don't forget to keep up with us on our social media pages with the links here on our profile page :)

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