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I Draw Slow to Perform at Anna Liffey's During Summer Tour

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I Draw SlowNew Haven, CT -- Dublin roots band, I Draw Slow, will bring their distinctive sound to the States with a performance at Anna Liffey's in New Haven, CT, on Sunday, July 21. Renowned fiddler, Betse Ellis, will start the show at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door.

"We can't wait to return to the U.S. this summer and share our music with audiences across the country," said guitarist Dave Holden.

Call it the “Irish Acoustic Music Invasion” if you would like to label it or simply call it good music from Ireland teaming up with some of the best acoustic artists in the United States as I Draw Slow brings their music to America. I Draw Slow brings their talents in songwriting and musicianship to a tour that will place them with many great artists in some of America’s top venues over a several weeks outing sharing the stage with some of the best in Americana and Roots Music. For I Draw Slow this will be their first time performing in the United States.

I Draw Slow is a Dublin-based band playing "original, enthralling, & outstandingly written songs" penned by siblings Dave and Louise Holden. The group's critically acclaimed debut album, Downside, was released in late 2008, and their highly praised follow-up album, Red Hills, was released in August 2012. I Draw Slow is comprised of Dave Holden (guitar), Louise Holden (vocals), Adrian Hart (violin / fiddle), Colin Derham (banjo), and Konrad Liddy (double bass). The band has played to numerous audiences in the UK, Germany, Denmark and Belgium. For more on I Draw Slow, visit

I Draw Slow is a five-piece outfit comprising vocals, guitar, fiddle, banjo and double bass. Holden siblings Dave (guitar) and Louise (vocals) have been writing together for two decades. In 2008 the pair teamed up with Violinist Adrian Hart, Claw hammer banjo player Colin Derham, Double bassist Konrad Liddy to form I Draw Slow. Their sound has been described as Alt-country, folk, roots, old-time, Americana, and bluegrass. The five have created their own sound, rooted in the old time style of the Appalachian Mountains, drawing on Irish traditional music and modern Americana. However, this band offers a whole new songbook of stories and melodies. These are dark tales of debauchery and trouble swinging from the kind of well-crafted melodies that survive. Due in large part to the success of their YouTube video hit with Goldmine the band has become a popular in the USA without the benefit of ever touring the country.

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