Biography

barley mob

The BaRLey MOB are a 6 piece group of talented and lively musicians who’s collective influences have fused to create a unique style of music. Their music does not fall neatly into one genre as they deliver a fresh blend of uplifting music embellished and delivered with equal measures of rock riffs, soulful melodies, folk jigs and infectious beats.

With over 350 shows to their credit since forming in 2010, the band have been widely acclaimed for their live performances. Over the last three years they have built a large and growing fan base from playing in the smallest venues to the largest festivals including Electric Picnic, Knockanstockan, Sligo Live, Dublin City Soul Festival and Boomtown Fair(UK) as well as performances on RTE Radio 1, FM104 and Phantom 105.2.

The BaRLey MOB are: Adam Daly, Neil Butler, Andy Moore, John Heraghty, Conor Byrne and Sean Behan

Album Reviews

“The Barley Mob is a cracking record. If you thought Irish Folk and reggae made strange bedfellows, prepare to eat your words” – Hot Press Magazine

Right from the opening track, ‘The Barley Mob’ bottles the joyous, feel-good vibe that the band have brought to their live shows.. ” – Golden Plec

“A great debut for a band that have created a new sound” – Dublin Concerts

“In a sentence – The Barley Mob’s debut album is a truly excellent affair by any standards” – Festival & Gig Guide

Live Reviews:

“..a combination of a band in top form, clearly enjoying themselves and spreading a message that is overwhelmingly positive made for a wonderful evening’s entertainment” – Dublin Concerts Whelans Review, December 2013

“..but for us the headliner came hours earlier. The Barley Mob are a true rarity: reggae isn’t exactly storming the fort of the Irish music scene, but there’s far more to this impressive grouping than a clever play on words.”
AU Magazine – Vantastival 2012 review

“The Barley Mob are as good if not better than any band on the gig circuit in Ireland right now, make it your business to check them out.”
Goldenplec – Vantastival 2012 review

“..if Ireland need a voice for the modern day generations, The Barley Mob are that voice..” Online Live Review

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