Derry City, County Derry
are an unorthodox pop band from Derry in the North of Ireland. Led by singer Rory Moore they describe their music as 'Werewolf Pop'. They use bass guitar, organ and beats to accompany the lyrical narratives of Moore’s powerful voice - The resulting music nods to the past in a familiar way, but has a personality that is Immediate, Fierce and Now.
Successfully crowd funded their debut album in 2018
Their songs have featured on Steve Lamacq and Gideon Coe at BBC6 music
They have featured in Vice/NOISEY, Hot Press, The Thin Air and the Irish Mirror.
They have received air time on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Foyle, BBC Radio Ulster ,RTE 2FM, and Absolute Radio with Frank Skinner.
Their song 'Northern Ireland Ye's is currently being used in the award-winning contemporary dance show, 'Hope Hunt', by choreographer Oona Doherty.
“ Werewolf Pop ” I think it’s a pretty good term actually.
-STEVE LAMACQ BBC6 Music-
“1956 Olympics" is a mad song. Totally awesome !”
- VICE / NOISEY-
"I really like the sound of Strength N.I.A, reminds me of the Stranglers!"
- Gideon Coe BBC6 Music -
"The Genuine article "
- HOT PRESS-
|25 Apr 2019||23:00||Neds point centre (tbc), Buncrana, Donegal||Headline show|
|26 Apr 2019||22:00||Bennigans Bar (tbc), John St, Derry, Bt 28 NI||Headline show|
|3 May 2019||23:00||The Roundy (tbc), 1 Castle Street, Cork||Headline show|