- 28 Sep 20
The new edition of the Hot Press Lockdown Sessions' Y&E Series continues with Tolü Makay – supported by the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht.
Since first dipping her toes into music by singing in church as a child, Tolü Makay has fast become one of Ireland's most thrilling talents. Ahead of the release of her debut EP, BEING, in October, she shared her latest single, 'Don't Let Go, last month.
Makay showcased her effortlessly incredible vocals with 'Let Me In', before moving straight into 'Ocean', and a newer track called 'Don't Let Go'.
Watch the full performance back below.
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Watch Clare Sands tonight, September 28, as part of the Hot Press Lockdown Sessions' The Y&E Series, supported by the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht – live on the Hot Press Instagram (@hotpressmagazine) at 8.30pm.
Monday, September 28: CLARE SANDS
A unique force in Irish music, Clare Sands has built up a powerful reputation as an award-winning musician and composer – crafting a sound that pulls from blues, jazz, folk and trad. Earlier this year, she raised funds for her highly anticipated self-titled album through a Fund It campaign.
Tuesday, September 29: TOYGIRL
Dublin-based quintet TOYGIRL blend their diverse influences to create a alternative-pop sound that is truly unique – with their debut single, 'Reign', clocking up over 206,000 streams on Spotify since its release last year. Earlier this month, their third single, 'Poison', was released to widespread acclaim.
Wednesday, September 30: NIAMH REGAN
Galway singer-songwriter Niamh Regan has rapidly established herself as one of the most compelling talents in the country. Her ecstatically-received debut album, Hemet, was released earlier this month.
Thursday, October 1: JACOB KOOPMAN
A Dublin-based singer-songwriter with Bali roots, Jacob Koopman initially built up his ever-growing following busking on Grafton Street. He has since played Electric Picnic and Castlepalooza, and worked with Ryan O'Shaughnessy on his debut EP, Blindfold.
Friday, October 2: STOLEN CITY
Dublin City-based three-piece Stolen City have built up a impressive fanbase in Ireland, off the back of a string of acclaimed pop releases. Earlier this year, they returned with their latest single, 'Sparks'.