Archive: IMBOLC 2023

IMBOLC Unsigned provides a platform for young and up-and-coming musical talent to help them reach a wider audience, supporting them in their performing careers and enhancing their development as artists.

TRAMP is an up-and-coming pop/indie punk band from the North West of Ireland. Influenced by bands such as The Cranberries and The Pixies, their unique Donegal-accented sound features on their successful debut single; 'Frankenstein'. They have supported names such as The Undertones, General Fiasco, Cherym & TOUTS over the last 12 months, as well as selling out in some of their debut England tour shows.

Fake Friends are a four piece Indie-Pop band from Derry. They formed in September 2018 whilst music students at North West Regional College (NWRC). In 2021 they won the Clash of the New Breeds Band competition in Belfast. The band consists of Neasa Brady (vocals), Matthew Lynch (guitar), Éadaoin O’Kane (bass) and Oliver Moore (drums). 

Emily McCormick is a soulful R&B influenced singer-songwriter based in Derry. Previously releasing music under the moniker of Bairie, her beautifully crafted songs have seen her selected as Moving on Music’s emerging artist of 2020. Firmly establishing herself as a stellar songwriter, McCormick also spent time honing her live performance playing on line ups with artists such as Rhys Lewis, Duke Special, ROE, Reevah.