The Hip-Neck Blues Collective – farewell gig in Limerick tonight
What you may need to know…
01. Hip-hop with a live blues/folk tinge was the order of the day for Limerick five-piece The Hip-Neck Blues Collective.
02. Forming in 2011, the band quickly garnering followings in their respective genres in Ireland, and sharing stages with Scroobius Pip, B.Dolan, DJ Woody and Sneaky Soundsystem, amid gigging around Ireland and various radio session appearances.
03. Streaming above are the band’s sole EP, Millie, released in 2012, and the following year’s Bill Murray video, directed by Shane Serrano.
04. Their last gig ever (for now) happens tonight at Cobblestone Joe’s in Limerick. Kick-off at 9pm, free in.
Verdict: A Venn diagram of sounds and influences that came together in distinctive fashion. Get out and bid them farewell if you can.