Castlebar, County Mayo
Formed in 2009 in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, New Sunset Hotel’s first single garnered a No. 10 position in the Irish Charts with their independently released debut single - ‘The Bitter End’. Following the single’s success, the four-piece signed to London Indie label Wet Record’s. The single was launched to a sell-out show at the renowned Monto Water Rats Theatre, King’s Cross. The track received spins on BBC Radio as well as major Irish Radio Stations 2fm and Today Fm. They later performed on the notorious IMRO Showcase Tour, supporting fellow luminaries The Coronas, BellX1 and Pete Doherty.
In 2011 the band focused on recording their debut album with the addition of a new bassist Joey Kenny to the original members John Murray (Vocals/Keys), Mark Calvey (Guitar) and Ian McDonnell (Drums).
It is 2013 and their latest offering is the guitar-cool, key-laden single ‘Future Of Mankind’ set to be released on March 8th. Taken from their upcoming E.P. Check out www.newsunsethotel.com for more info!!