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Hot Press Review of our gig at Bar 903

" Fling's facebook page describes their sound as high energy fusion folk, which would normally be enough to frighten most people away. In reality, on what is only their second gig, they're amazing. Bluegrass, traditional and gypsy sounds inform the melodies with killer harmonies, deadly rhythms and a big ol' double bass slapping away. Steve Earle's 'The Mountain' gets an outing with Maeve Kelly's vocals adding sublimely to the mix. There's a coherence here which belies their brief union. If Our Thursdays or Arthur's Day- just got that!- is about a worldwide celebration, they could do a lot worse than have Fling's traditional sound with a world music twist, light up the big stage." John Donnellan, Hot Press. Vol 34. Issue 15

New track release

Hey all, We've released a new track - Atlantic Swell. Let us know what you think!

Access Music Project benefit gig

Access Music Project presents HOT SUMMER’S NIGHT with TIMBERTRAMPS - THIS NACHEZ - THE RYE - FLING- MRS. NELLIE MURPHY. Wednesday 14th July Kelly’s Bar Upstairs Doors 8.00pm Admission €10 All proceeds- Access Music Project. Come and enjoy a night of Galway’s finest entertainers - Kelly’s Bar Upstairs, Bridge Street and feel happy ...knowing that you are supporting Galway’s very unique Access Music Project

YouBloom contest

Hi all,

Just letting you all know that Fling has been entered into a song contest on youbloom.com. The song put forward is "Streets of Vigo". Voting begins for us on June 21st.

Please get all your friends and family to vote for us. A way to spread the word could be to set an event in your Facebook and invite people to vote :)

We need all the support we can get.

To vote: Visit www.youbloom.com , register your details, search for Fling and vote!! Simple as that :)

AND here's an extra bonus for you guys....


Thanks everyone,


Hello all

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