Mundy with special guest Peco
The headline act at The Acoustic Yard Music Festival is the multi platinum winning songwriter ‘Mundy’. He is one of a number of artists to successfully make the transition from street busking in Dublin to international stardom during the ’90s.
Mundy’s mainly acoustic, folk-based pop/rock has been compared to Damien Rice and Josh Ritter; however, his style is more upbeat and celebratory than either, and his jangle pop influence and tendency to experiment with unconventional sonic textures and beats further distinguishes him.
Mundy signed with Sony subsidiary Epic Records, and released his debut single, “To You I Bestow”, shortly before his album “Jelly Legs” was released in 1996. “To You I Bestow” was included on the soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann’s Shakespeare adaptation Romeo & Juliet, alongside tracks by Radiohead and Garbage. It sold 11 million copies and “Jelly Legs” a respectable 50,000 worldwide.
Galway Girl was recorded on his live album ‘Live and Confusion’ as an encore and went on to become the best selling single and most downloaded song 2 years in a row in Ireland.
Special guest is the talented ‘Peco’ who recently released the infectious EP ‘And So I Arrived At The Start’
The Clock Tavern will host the event and tickets are €20 available at
www.theacousticyard.com with doors opening at 7.30pm on Saturday May 12th 2018.