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Ghost mice come to town

Wednesday, 3rd July, 2013 2:47pm

Two-piece folk-punk band Ghost Mice play a stripped down show at Fred Zeppelins this Sunday 7 July. Coming all the way from Bloomington, Indiana, both members, Chris Johnston and Hannah Jones, have been in a handful of pop-punk bands together, like Disarm, The Devil is Electric and Operation: Cliff Clavin. The decided to turn to the folk music in 2002 in the hopes that they could tour more easily and play almost anywhere.

“We play 100 per cent acoustic. We never use amps or mics. We have been playing in bands together for about seven years and we started Ghost Mice in 2002 because we were tired of being restricted. We were tired of having to travel in big vans and depend on amps, PA systems and electricity. With Ghost Mice we can travel very light and we need nothing to play. We often play in back yards or on the street corner in front of the venue,” says Hannah.

“We sing a mix of personal and political lyrics. We are dedicated to the DIY ethic and the struggle to make the world a better place.”

Ghost Mice's records are available through Chris Johnston's record label Plan-It-X Records along with the respective labels, such as No Idea Records, that released them. The band feature in Roll Up Your Sleeves, directed by Dylan Haskins and released in 2008.

Ghost Mice play Fred Zeppelins this Sunday 7 July. Doors for the show are at 8pm and tickets are €5.

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