Becoming a Jackal is the debut single from Irish singer/songwriter/poet Conor J. O' Brien AKA Villagers. Information on The debut will be announced shortly. So far the band have toured Ireland twice, shared staged with Neil Young and Wild Beasts and are set to support Tindersticks on their next UK tour.
Villagers is also set to play 3 showcases this years SxSW festival.
17 Mar SXSW - 3pm show @ Urban Outfitters stage, 11pm show at Music from Ireland showcase@ 'Friends'; 6.30pm: Rare magazine party @ the Long Centre, City Terrace - Austin, TX, USA (Conor solo)
19 Mar SXSW - 1.30pm: Full Irish Breakfast MFI Showcase @ BD Riley's - Austin, TX, USA (Conor solo)
20 Mar SXSW - 1.35pm: Domino Publishing/ Press Here Party@ French Legation; 3.50pm; Mojo magazine BBQ @ Mean Eyed Cat; 6.40pm: Kevchino.com party@ Tin Art Space - Austin, TX, USA (Conor solo)
22 Mar Queens Hall, supporting Tindersticks Edinburgh, UK (Conor solo)
23 Mar Manchester Cathedral, supporting Tindersticks Manchester, UK (Conor solo)
24 Mar Shepherds Bush Empire, supporting Tindersticks London, UK (Conor solo)
25 Mar Roisin Dubh, supporting Wild Beasts Galway, IRELAND (full band)
26 Mar Cyprus Avenue, supporting Wild Beasts Cork, IRELAND (full band)
27 Mar The Academy, supporting Wild Beasts Dublin, IRELAND (full band)
Many ticket-holders couldn't get into the O2 Arena show on Tuesday night (September 19th) because they didn't bring photo ID to match their booking.
An album re-release, a new song and a documentary mark the singer's legacy this year.
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