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Rackhouse Pilfer

Folk // Sligo, Sligo

RACKHOUSE PILFER are a fiery & exciting, Alt-Country & Roots-Rock Band from Sligo Ireland.

The rise of RACKHOUSE PILFER has been unstoppable. They were awarded ‘Live Band of the Year' by Jägermeister & Hotpress Magazine and 'Best Folk' by Hotpress Magazine, soon after releasing their self-penned album 'Love and Havoc'. They have become Festival favourites across Europe and have received rave reviews for their energetic live shows, harmony-vocals & original songs. After hearing their album, Love & Havoc, Legendary Producer ETHAN JOHNS approached the band to work on 2 songs for TOM JONES latest album (including an IMELDA MAY duet). Currently they are working on their 3rd album which will be released in late 2016.
RACKHOUSE PILFER are an incredible act best experienced live!

"Beer Flinging Banjo-Rock" - Shortlist Magazine UK

“Stellar Roots Outfit, Superb original songs and a brilliant shit-kicking live band” - Hotpress Magazine

"9/10, Love and Havoc is an excellent, almost flawless album with a set of fantastic songs, great singing and outstanding musicianship" - Maverick (#1UK Country/Americana Music Mag)

“The 6-piece Pilfers aren’t short of energy, they can play up a storm" - Irish Times

Some RACKHOUSE PILFER highlights incl;

-In 2015 Rackhouse Pilfer were invited by Super Producer Ethan Johns (Kings of Leon, Ryan Adams) to work on 2 tracks for Tom Jones album 'Long Lost Suitcase' (released 9/10/'15), including the single 'Honey, Honey' an Imelda May duet.

- "BEST FOLK 2015" awarded by Hotpress Music Magazine (readers poll).

- "Live Band of the Year 2015" awarded by Hotpress & Jagermeister Freezer Sessions.

-2016 RHP were selected to perform at Country 2 Country Festival in the O2 London.

- Live performance on "The Ray Darcy Show" one of Irelands top chat shows, Jan 2016.

- RHP have headlined some of Ireland's, UK's & Europe's biggest music festivals incl; La Roche Bluegrass Festival France, Omagh Bluegrass, Body & Soul, Sea Sessions, Doolin Folk Festival, Great British Folk Festival, Country 2 Country O2 London, Piknik Country & Folk Festival Poland, Rendezvous-Country Festival France, Versasca Country Festival Switzerland & many more.

- RHP have released 2 albums 'Back to the Country' & 'Love and Havoc', the later was recorded in Nashville & produced by Brad Jones (Steve Earl, Josh Rouse, Bobby Bare Jr).

-RHP were Special Guests opening up for Imelda May at Sligo Live Roots & Indie Festival & also for Seasick Steve at Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival.

- Invited to perform for the Irish President at his yearly Summer Garden Party Event celebrating Irish people & Culture.

“LOVE AND HAVOC” is available in stores and digitally online.

To Book Rackhouse Pilfer
Tel: Willie +353 (0)87 6905401 (Or) Figs +353 (0)860774101
Email: [email protected]