Venue: The Loft
Tuesday, 30th October 2018
Doors: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Admission: €15 - Buy Tickets Now!
Bristol based Elder Island deliver a beautifully unique sound. Katy’s sweet and soulful tones
flow over Dave and Luke’s multi-layered synths, beats and melodic broodings to stir up
emotions and get any crowd dancing. Sonically placed somewhere between the likes of The xx, Sylvan Esso, Mount Kimbie & Maribou State, there is no denying Elder Island are
carving out a home for themselves in our musical landscape. Elder Island live at The GrandSocial, 30th October.
Fresh from supporting Glass Animals on their European tour in 2017 they wowed The Great Escape Festival before descending on Boomtown Fair, Love Saves the Day (Main Stage), Lovebox, Lost Village, Farm Fest, Ventnor Fringe Festival and more. Each performance saw not only the return of their dedicated fanbase but hoards of buzzing new fans. They quickly became the band not to be missed of the 2017 festival season, with national and online press singing their praises after witnessing their electric live sets.
The band have garnered huge support from BBC Introducing and were hand-picked to
perform at their Maida Vale sessions as well as that of BBC6 Music on their debut self-titled EP. Elder Island continue to be championed by the likes of Huw Stephens, who featured single ‘Bamboo’ and Phil Taggart who premiered 2017 single ‘Welcome State’ on their respective BBC Radio 1 shows. With Gilles Peterson, BBC6 Music’s Tom Robinson and Beats 1’s Zane Lowe also showing appreciation, they are turning heads everywhere they go.
Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon’s Music Unlimited have also been showing their support
for the band via various adds to their playlists. After releasing their acclaimed 2016 ‘Seeds in Sand’ EP, ‘Welcome State’ and ‘Bonfires’ followed soon after to support a sold out October 2017 run of shows to a selective trio of cities. The momentum continued on to a sold out UK headline tour in January 2018 including a London Jazz Café and Bristol Thekla show.