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24th Sep 2014

Adebisi Shank announce their break up and two farewell shows in Dublin this week

We're going to miss these guys a hell of a lot...

Joe Harrington

We’re going to miss these guys a hell of a lot…

Venue: Whelan’s, Dublin.
Date: Thursday, September 25 // Friday, September 26.
Ticket Price: €19 (on sale now),
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There’s some sad news for the Irish music scene today as Adebisi Shank have announced that they’re splitting up.

The bands released this statement earlier: “Dear friends, We hereby announce the end of a band called Adebisi Shank. From the three of us to all of you, thank you for coming with us on this crazy journey. To Cathy and the Sargent House crew past and present, thank you for believing in us.

“Life and music moves on – Lar is making music in All Tvvins, Vin is producing/mixing, working on video games and other cool stuff as VMC Sound, and is also one half of Speed of Snakes. Mick will continue to train for his UFC career.

“This Thursday and Friday in Whelans, we will play on an Irish stage for the very last time. Join us if you can. After that, we intend to honour our one existing overseas tour commitment. To any kids starting bands we offer one piece of advice – play music you love, with people you love, for the people you love.”

We are genuinely gutted about this news because Adebisi are easily one of the best live bands this country has to offer. The ferocity and intensity of their performances is just astounding.

We urge you to head along to Whelan’s tomorrow or Friday, it’s going to be sad but very special.

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