Rufus Coates & the Blackened Trees

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Rufus Coates & the Blackened Trees are a unique and atmospheric blues/folk band based from Ireland . 2015 saw the band tour extensively around Ireland and Europe. The band released their much anticipated self titled debut album in March 2016 to much critical acclaim. The album was named The Irish Times Album of the week and held the number 1 spot in the iTunes Blues charts. The band will be relocating to Berlin in October 2016 and are available for gigs throughout Europe

“the gravel-voiced Nick Cave-esque Coates, with a counterpoint of the sweet female vocals of Jess Smith, these are dour blues songs that have enough beauty to lighten the hearth of the home.” The Irish Times(Nialler9)

“Listening to this debut LP from the Irish five-piece brings to mind what is most enjoyable about music for me: being transported by sound, being suggested to by style and being impressed by complexity”. Dublin Concerts

“Rufus Coates and Jess Smith would not be the first pick to be a duo in the school choir, but in this environment, in this strange pit where folk and blues never meet yet are the same thing, they fit perfectly. He is the devil’s voice in your head; she: the other devil.” PureM

Rufus Coates & the Blackened Trees are a unique and atmospheric blues/folk band based from Ireland . 2015 saw the band tour extensively around Ireland and Europe. The band released their much anticipated self titled debut album in March 2016 to much critical acclaim. The album was named The Irish Times Album of the week and held the number 1 spot in the iTunes Blues charts. The band will be relocating to Berlin in October 2016 and are available for gigs throughout Europe

“the gravel-voiced Nick Cave-esque Coates, with a counterpoint of the sweet female vocals of Jess Smith, these are dour blues songs that have enough beauty to lighten th...

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Rufus Coates & the Blackened Trees on Tour

  • 13 | 01 | 2017 Berlin Madamme Claude

Past Gigs Rufus Coates & the Blackened Trees

  • 11 | 2016 Berlin Artliners
  • 09 | 2016 Galway Strange Brew @ Roisin Dubh
  • 07 | 2016 Melbourne Windsor Ale House
  • 06 | 2016 Clifden Mullarkeys
  • 06 | 2016 Dublin The Cobblestone
  • 05 | 2016 Dublin Avenue

Discography Rufus Coates & the Blackened Trees

  • 2016 Rufus Coates & the Blackened Trees Album |

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Origin

  • Dublin/Berlin IE

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Rufus Coates Vocal/Guitar
  • Jess Smith Vocal
  • John McNaeidhe Piano
  • Paul Daly Drums
  • David Feathstone Bass

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