Basht. are a five-piece Irish rock outfit with four single releases to date. Formed in November 2021, In the past year the band performed festival slots at Forbidden Fruit, Otherside, Whelan’s ‘Ones to Watch’, and Dublin City’s Culture Night.
Selling out both of their headline shows in 2022, Workman’s Cellar in March, The Grand Social on Halloween Night, and “Bringing unbelievable energy to a free show in Blackbird Rathmines” - covered by Hot Press.
So far this year, Basht have played sets at the St Patrick’s Day Festival, been on tour as support for Wunderhorse around Ireland, and played a multitude of pulse-racing shows around the UK, including three London shows in February and a show in Glasgow's famous King Tut's Wah Wah Hut.
Upcoming gigs include:
Basht's first-ever London headline show is on the 28th of June 2023. Otherside Festival, All Together Now, and supporting The Goo Goo Dolls in Vicar Street on June 13th.
Basht are also set to support Wunderhorse again on their headline UK tour in October with dates in venues such as the London O2 Forum Kentish Town, O2 Ritz in Manchester, and SWX in Bristol.
They have been named ‘Hot For 2023’ and shortlisted for “Most Promising Act” of the year by Hot Press
“The five-piece have been identified by music business insiders as one of the most exciting young rock bands to emerge in Ireland in eons”. “You can immediately hear that these guys know what they’re at,” Hot Press editor Niall Stokes said of the emerging act. “It is early days of course, but there are times when the first record is enough to set the pulse racing – and this is one of them. BASHT. also sound like a fine live proposition, made for a big festival stage. This really could be the start of something big." - Niall Stokes, Editor of Hot Press Magazine.