Artane, County Dublin
When deciding on what to call the band, a dart was thrown at a map. It landed on the Moroccan city of ‘Tanjier’.
Tanjier are an indie-pop band based in Ireland. The past 12 months have seen Tanjier bring their live show nationwide to the likes of Electric Picnic, Forbidden Fruit and Other Voices. Their recent tour saw them sell out their headline Dublin gig and support the likes of Slow Readers Club, Sorcha Richardson, and Le Galaxie. With unique audiovisual and light shows, Tanjier have gained a reputation as one of the most exciting Irish live acts.
Their latest two singles ‘Crave’ and 'Lights' have together amassed over quarter of a million streams on Spotify and were featured on Spotify’s official playlists. They were selected as Today FM's 'Irish Artist of the Week', 2FM's 'Fresh on Fridays', Spin 1038's 'One to Watch'
Their indie-pop melodies are influenced the likes of LANY, Sigrid, The 1975, The XX, Roosevelt
Tanjier are Mick Killen, Ronan Lynch, and Tommy Buckley.
1. Previous Festival Experience
- Forbidden Fruit 2018 (Undergrowth Stage)
- Electric Picnic 2018, 2017 (Body and Soul, Cosby Stage)
- Castlepalooza 2018 (Main Stage)
- Other Voices 2017 (Music Trail - Festival closer)
2. Success with recent releases
- Latest release ‘Crave’ amassed 120k+ streams on Spotify.
- Featured on official Spotify playlists e.g. ‘The Pop List’, ’New Music Friday’, ‘New Pop Revolution’, ‘Alt-Pop’ etc.
- Currently over 50k monthly Spotify listeners
- Last two singles have amassed over quarter of a million streams on Spotify
3. Headline Ticket Sales
- Studio 10 - Dublin - 100 tix - SOLD OUT
- Balor Arts Theatre - Donegal - 150 tix
- Spirit Store - Dundalk - 80 tix
- Nelliefreds - Dingle - 80 tix
4. Press Quotes
'A sound that carries the promise of mass appeal (...) One of our Irish gig standouts of the year.' - Nialler9
'One of the best acts in Ireland right now' - The Best of Music and Film
'Hints of world-beating originality' - BBC Across the Line
'Tanjier are a must-listen.' - Karen Howley, RTÉ Culture
5. Recent Accolades
- Today FM’s ‘Irish Artist of the Week’
- Nialler9’s ‘Top 50 Best New Irish Acts of 2018’
- 2FM’s ‘Fresh on Friday’
- Spin 1038’s ‘Ones to Watch’
-Song of the Day - Joe.ie
6. Previous Support Slots
- Slow Readers Club (Button Factory)
- Le Galaxie (Westport)
- The Strypes (Bandon)
- Sorcha Richardson (Crowbar, Dublin)
- Ryan Sheridan (Bandon)
|28 Mar 2019||23:00||Whelan's, 25 Wexford Street, Dublin 2||Midnight City|
|11 Apr 2019||21:00||Mike the Pies, Listowel, co. Kerry||Supporting True Tides||Buy Tickets|
|12 Apr 2019||21:00||Kasbah Social Club, Dock Rd, Limerick||Supporting True Tides||Buy Tickets|
|13 Apr 2019||21:00||Voodoo Belfast, 11A Fountain St, Belfast||Supporting True Tides||Buy Tickets|
|25 Apr 2019||21:00||Roisin Dubh, 8 Lower Dominick Street, Galway||Supporting True Tides||Buy Tickets|
|26 Apr 2019||21:00||Whelan's, 25 Wexford Street, Dublin 2||Supporting True Tides||Buy Tickets|
|27 Apr 2019||21:00||Cyprus Avenue, Caroline Street, Cork||Supporting True Tides||Buy Tickets|