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Little Green Cars in collaboration with Andrew Vickery
The Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Thursday April 19th
MusicTown 18 is proud to present another unique collaboration, this time between one of Ireland’s most acclaimed indie-rock groups Little Green Cars and acclaimed painter Andrew Vickery.
Little Green Cras, from Dublin, have made two acclaimed albums, 2012’s debut Absolute Zero, and the follow-up, Ephemera, in 2016. They are currently working on their third collection of songs. The band feature two lead singers, Faye O’Rourke and Stevie Appleby, and their songs are hall-marked with a dark lyrical essence. They have headlined concerts all over the world including a special open-air event at Iveagh Gardens, Dublin in July 2016. The band are also renowned for their strong aesthetic sensibilities and references to architecture and visual art. They are been influenced greatly by Andrew Vickery who will contribute special artwork backdrops to their for this event.
Devon born Andrew Vickery makes paintings related to personal memories, that are usually photographed as slides and projected onto screens in small model theatres. The resulting narratives loosely based on reality, are founded on recurring themes of culture, nature, sex, and travel.
Solo exhibitions include the Douglas Hyde Gallery and the Royal Hibernian Academy. His work has also been exhibited in group shows around Ireland and is included in the collections of the Irish Museum of Modern Art and The Arts Council of Ireland.