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Rock // Dublin, Dublin

Velourias are a 3 piece rock band from Dublin. They are Phil (Guitar + Vox), Rob (Bass + Vox) and Nick (Drums). They play sharp shooting, hip shaking rock music recalling the sounds of alternative rock, post punk, indie and hardcore.

They are known for their raw, high energy live performances which they toured throughout Ireland the UK.

Their self titled first album released in 2012 was called “One of the best Irish rock albums I’ve heard all year” and “A full-on, alt. rock tour de force with killer choruses” by Edwin Mcfee of hotpress.

After a hiatus in 2016 they reformed this year and are currently working on their second album with new track “We Float Down Rivers” which was released in February

The Track was picked up by Dan Hegarty and played on his 2FM show 'The alternative' and Nialler9 who described it as a 'A fine rock song about “human trust, corporations, mortality and selfishness,”

It was also picked up by 'indierocks radio' and played by Dermot De Faoite as well as various online publications and playlists

The band will play Whelans on the 8th of April and will follow up with a new release 'Old Age Home Lament' in May as well as working on their second album

Upcoming Gigs

8th April 2023 21:00 Velourias + Garage Olimpo @ Whelans

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