Starting this Friday, Independence Month at Crawdaddy will see a series of gigs hosted by Popical Island, Smalltown America and other leading independent Irish labels.

Independent labels around the country have brought us some incredible releases in 2011, and The Pod are celebrating their success throughout January with INDEPENDENCE MONTH – a series of live shows in Crawdaddy, put together by the home-grown labels, who are at the forefront in promoting Irish music.

The shows will be a chance for each label to get together and showcase the acts that we’ll no doubt be loving throughout 2012.

The schedule is:

Friday January 13th
Smalltown America and +4 Promotions
Fighting With Wire

La Faro (cancelled due to injury)
Wiltz
Former Monarchs
Our Krypton Son

Saturday January 21st
Delphi and Bluestack
The Debutantes
Hush War Cry 
Go Panda Go (DJ set)
Sacred Animals (DJ set)
Adultrock

Friday January 27th
Quarter Inch – Quompilation Launch
Ginola
Turning Down Sex
Simon Bird
Girl Band
Cloud Castle Lake

Saturday January 28th
Popical Island
Walpurgis Family Album Launch

Admission for each gig is an easy on the pocket €5.

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