Little Hours & Brave Giant
Sligo Live Festival Village Main Stage
Saturday 27th October 2018 | Doors open 10:30pm on stage 11:00pm | €16 (+s.c.)
Little Hours is the musical moniker for Killybegs multi-instrumentalist and songwriter John Doherty. The young troubadour from Donegal crafts subtle and sublime pop moments blending acoustic guitar, piano and his unique commanding voice.
In 2014 Little Hours released the debut Ep which featured the Choice Music Prize nominated song of the year ‘It’s Still Love’. The song picked up significant Irish radio airplay and propelled Little Hours to sold out shows across the country as well as appearances at Electric Picnic and supports with James Bay, Tom Baxter and Hudson Taylor. Further singles ‘Water’, ‘How Could I Love You’ and ‘Heavy On You’ all enjoyed prominent airplay. He plays Sligo Live Festival Club with his full band.
Little Hours will play the Headline Stage at 12:15 a.m.
The last two years have been remarkable for Longford based four-piece indie band, Brave Giant. Their video The Time I Met the Devil single from 2017 has enjoyed almost 100,000 views and won the music video category at the Young Director Awards Ireland 2018. They celebrated their first official No 1 on iTunes, played Longitude, sold out several headline Irish shows, together with making a trip stateside for the Milwaukee Festival and a headline show in New York. The year concluded with Brave Giant playing their biggest headline Dublin show to date at The Academy, which was the band’s sixth consecutive headline-show to sell out in the capital. Brave Giant take to the Headline Stage at 11:00 p.m.