• Cate Le Bon Set For Dublin and Belfast Shows

    Cate Le Bon will play two Irish shows next year. Supported by Mega Bog on both dates, the Welsh avant-pop singer-songwriter will play Belfast’s Empire Music Hall on Friday, March 18th and Dublin’s National Concert Hall on Saturday, March 19th. On sale this Friday, October 15th from 10am, tickets cost £24.00 and €28.00 respectively. On 4th February, 2022, Le Bon releases her sixth studio album, Pompeii, via Mexican Summer. Watch the video for lead single ‘Running Away’ below. Photo by H. Hawkline

  • Cate Le Bon – Reward

    The songs on Cate Le Bon’s fifth album, Reward, came about as the result of time spent in a cottage in England’s rural Lake District, where she lived for a year in almost total isolation. Retreating from several years of going through the looped motions of touring, writing, and recording, there in nature and solitude Le Bon spent her days learning how to build furniture from scratch and her nights pouring over a second-hand piano, where she found herself writing the most introspective and personal songs of her career. Unsurprisingly then, location plays a vital part in Le Bon’s writing,…

  • Cate Le Bon For Dun Laoghaire

    Welsh avant-pop singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon will play a solo piano show at the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire at the start of next year. The critically-acclaimed artist – who is currently working on her fifth studio album – will play the venue on January 6. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Thursday, November 29) at 9am, priced €22.

  • Drinks – Hippo Lite

    Drinks, a collaboration between Welsh experimental-pop musician Cate Le Bon and Californian sonic-chameleon Tim Presely of White Fence (and The Fall for a brief period), have returned with their sophomore record Hippo Lite. Its creation stemmed from the following activities and amenities or lack thereof: No Wi-Fi, a month in an old mill, river swimming, night sounds. It is by their interpretation, “An album made for each other by one another with no piercing the bubble, the opposite of a typical recording experience”. While it may have been made for each other though, Hippo Lite will, if there is any…

  • Cate Le Bon @ Black Box, Belfast

    Four albums in, Cate Le Bon is making her long overdue Belfast headlining debut with the rest of her band, having previously only been here for a solo set supporting Manic Street Preachers a few years ago. Her guest appearances on the works of fellow Welsh artists the Manics and Neon Neon have brought extra attention her way, but her solo career has been on a gradual rise on its own terms, and with this year’s impressive Crab Day making waves, it’s as good a time as any to make up for that absence. Le Bon’s music has undergone something…