The Shades

Live Act Rhythm & Blues (R&B) Blues Rock ’n’ Roll
The Shades - Rhythm & Blues (R&B) Blues Rock ’n’ Roll Live Act in Dublin

The Shades Short Info

The Shades are a five piece rhythm 'n' blues / rock 'n' roll group from Dublin. Made up of five hardworking, accomplished musicians and taking inspiration from artists such as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Chuck Berry, The Everly Brothers and The Animals, The Shades are on their way to bringing this raw rock'n'roll sound to the mainstream.

The Shades performed @ Body and Soul Festival in June of 2014 to an energetic crowd. In July, the group began releasing a series of YouTube videos showcasing the raw, back to basics ethos of their live performances entitled the 'Live Sessions”.

In September 2014, the group set out on a successful tour of the UK and Ireland. The Shades were superbly received in cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Cork and Limerick.

With non-stop energetic live shows and plans for a debut release in 2015, The Shades are definitely a group to watch on the Irish circuit. Their debut release is out in 2015.

"The Shades are a full live energetic act...thoroughly enjoyable, thrilling and entertaining" - Pure M

"Several of their own numbers...could be hidden songs from The Beatles debut album ‘Please, Please Me" - DublinConcerts.ie

The Shades are a five piece rhythm 'n' blues / rock 'n' roll group from Dublin. Made up of five hardworking, accomplished musicians and taking inspiration from artists such as The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Chuck Berry, The Everly Brothers and The Animals, The Shades are on their way to bringing this raw rock'n'roll sound to the mainstream.

The Shades performed @ Body and Soul Festival in June of 2014 to an energetic crowd. In July, the group began releasing a series of YouTube videos showcasing the raw, back to basics ethos of their live performances entitled the 'Live Sessions”.

In September 2014, the group set out on a successful ...

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Media

  • Video The Shades - I Give Up (Liv...
  • Video The Shades - Long Tall Sall...
  • Video The Shades - Down on 59th S...
  • Video The Shades - Bless My Soul ...

Origin

  • Dublin IE

Founded

  • 2013

Members

  • Donagh Cadogan Vocals / Keys
  • Stefan Byrne Vocals / Bass Guitar
  • David Bellew Lead Guitar
  • Micheal Treacy Rhythm Guitar
  • Mark Lynch Drums / Vocals