Dublin-based We Raise Bears make their first headline appearance in Waterford this May, ahead of releasing of their debut EP later this summer. With the band fast becoming known for their live performances described as intense, emotionally-charged and raw, an equally noticeable approach to song-crafting reveals a penchant for provoking lyricism and curiously arresting arrangements.
We Raise Bears spent 2014 regularly gigging around the country, making festival appearances that include Other Voices (Dingle) and Light Colour Sound (Kilkenny) as well as headlining Dublin's Workman's Club. The band have an interesting year ahead having already been included in The Last Mixtape's 20 Emerging Acts for 2015 and were invited to play January's Ones To Watch Festival 2015. So far Vantastival has been announced as one of their upcoming festivals this summer, with more to be announced shortly.
Support on the night comes from Daithí Glas (In The Willows)