- 16 Nov 23
Alt-rock three-piece HAVVK are set to take to the Workman's Cellar stage in March of next year.
Grunge-fuelled Dublin indie trio HAVVK have announced a headline gig for Workmans Cellar in Dublin.
Oscillating between serene moments of dreamy shoegaze, to the thrashing cynicism and wailing distortion of punk, vis-a-vis the likes of Sprints and riot grrrl royalty Sleater-Kinney; navigated by the soaring vocality of frontwoman Julie Hawk, the band steer the listener through contrasting sonic territories, enveloping them in an all-encompassing blanket of enchanting fuzz. the band's live shows are equal parts confrontation and celebration, deftly tackling topics such as bodily autonomy, gender expression, and mental health, all couched in a wave of layered, distorted guitar.
Consisting of Julie Hawk (bass, vocals), Matthew Harris (guitar, vocals), and former Bitch Falcon drummer Nigel Kenny, HAVVK have seen sustained critical success at home and beyond, receiving airplay from KEXP, BBC Radio 1 and 2FM.
With early singles like ʻOnce Toldʼ confronting Irelandʼs pre-Repeal abortion laws, under all the noise, HAVVK's music analyses the current sociopolitical landscape under a critical conscious lens. Delicate moments of hazy reverie, akin to Cocteau Twins and MVP, are interspersed with bombastic displays of indie rock excellence, undoubtedly on par with the likes of Yeah Yeah Yeahs and My Vitriol.
With their third studio album, To Fall Asleep — which is set for release in March of next year — HAVVK sonically explore ‘the things that keep us awake at night.' The indie outfit's latest single 'City Creep,' tackles Dublin's housing crisis head on, in a resonant flurry of distorted guitars, muddy basslines and driving drums.
A dynamic, immersive live act, with an ability to draw you into the darker corners of their sonic sphere, HAVVK are not to be missed...
HAVVK are set to grace the Workmans Cellar on March 22nd 2024, with tickets available via Singular Artists from Thursday 23rd November at 10 am.