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The Academic graduate as Ireland's tip for greatness
Up and coming Irish indie rock band The Academic are riding the crest of a wave. The four talented young musicians from Westmeath learnt their craft in school and are using their tech-savvy skills and high-energy live act to bring their songs to an ever-growing audience. When you buy and sell The Academic tickets on StubHub, you'll be able to see a group tipped to be the next big thing in music.
From school days to growing Academic success
With crisp, catchy guitar riffs and accessible melody hooks, The Academic know how to please their fans with memorable tunes. Their happy, up-tempo brand of music gives plenty of opportunities for singalong moments, while their coming of age subjects will relate to an audience of younger fans. Hailing from the outskirts of the town of Mullingar, Craig Fitzgerald, Dean Gavin and brothers Matthew and Stephen Murtagh have known each other since schooldays. Forming a band came naturally - and since they were still in class at the time, the name The Academic fit - and has stuck. Their hometown is a hive of artistic activity, and they retain a large well of support there. The foursome grew up listening to indie bands such as The White Stripes, The Kooks, Kings of Leon and The Killers, all of whom have been major influences. Critics say their guitar work is reminiscent of The Arctic Monkeys, another band they greatly admire. As The Academic continue to refine and evolve their own sound, you can follow their rise when you purchase or offload The Academic tickets at StubHub.
Tech-savvy The Academic reach a wider stage
The Academic produced their first studio album Tales From The Backseat, followed by their jaunty, anthemic single Bear Claws. They used a clever technical device, performing on Facebook Live, which delighted their growing band of fans. Already widely known in Ireland, a worldwide publishing deal took their work to more and more people. However, the boys say they are happiest performing on stage, enjoying the freedom of expression that music gives. Theirs is a relaxed style, keen not to take life too seriously. Lyrics are inspired by their rural upbringing in Ireland and the trials and tribulations of young adults there but also reference matters as diverse as American Football and The Supremes. They have successfully toured the USA, sold out a UK tour and supported acts of the calibre of The Pixies, The Strokes and Noel Gallagher at live events. There is much more to come from The Academic, and you can follow their progress when you buy and sell The Academic tickets on StubHub.
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