Thu, 20 May | The Grand Social

MCD Presents: BANANAGUN

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MCD Presents: BANANAGUN

Time & Location

20 May, 19:00
The Grand Social, 35 Liffey Street Lower, Northside, Dublin 1, D01 C3N0, Ireland

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MCD PRESENTS BANANAGUN

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THE GRAND SOCIAL THURSDAY 20TH  MAY 2021 DOORS 7.00PM | OVER 18’S | ID REQUIRED

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There’s a deeply percussive element to the band’s psychedelic ode to mother nature, touching upon Fela Kuti-esque repetitions, Os Muntates and The Monks songwriting, exotica, jazz and 1960s pop-rock. Much like a lot of the influences it filters into its own unique spin on it all, it’s intended as “music for the people” - a unifying groove that spans genres. Even the seemingly innocuous band name has an underlying message of connectivity that matches the universality of the music. “It’s like non-violent combat! Or the guy who does a stick up but it’s just a banana, not a gun, and he tells the authorities not to take themselves too seriously.” This extends to the underlying message of their debut single “Do Yeah” too: “try to love and not hate because you’re the one who has to carry it around.”

The band released their second 7” single “Out of Reach” in Feb 2020

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