CANCELLED: Boy Harsher

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Wednesday 9th June 2021

 Dark electronic duo Boy Harsher, return to Ireland for two nights in 2021, after a cracking sold out debut Irish show in The Workman’s Club last year. Hailing from Savannah, Georgia, Boy Harsher have been wowing audiences all over the world with their upbeat energetic show.

Just a few days after performing at Primavera 2021, Barcelona, Boy Harsher will now play Dublin on Wednesday 9th June in Whelan'salso Voodoo, Belfast (Thursday 10th June). All tickets for the original dates remain valid.

Tickets for the new Dublin date, Wednesday 9th June 2021, cost EU20.00 and are on sale from

"Darkly delicious pop - with no smiling" 8/10 The Wire
"For all its moodiness, Careful is a glorious coming-out”  4/5 Q
"These 10 tracks contain a dark power, an atavistic pull. Give in to their bad romance”  NME

Boy Harsher began as an urgent need to produce and consume. In the winter of 2014, Jae Matthews and Augustus Muller started to experiment with sound, video, and text. The advent of Boy Harsher! Born out of this tumultuous relationship in swampy Georgia, their first EP “Lesser Man” is sexy as it is sulking. “Lesser Man” determined their morose, pop sound. In their second album, the full length “Yr Body is Nothing”, Matthews and Muller took that dark and ran with it. Both releases reflect the fervor present in their adolescent lust and anger.

Careful” marks Boy Harsher’s most dynamic album to date. The band expands upon the fine-tuned production developed in their last EP “Country Girl”, but with plenty of nods to the fast tempo and grittiness of “Lesser Man”. Matthews and Muller attribute the evolution of their sound to the extensive touring they completed in the last few years. “Traveling and connecting with people has been so fundamental;” Muller says “we’re really able to experiment with our material and it feels like the live set has grown into an entity of its own”. Careful was primarily written at home in Massachusetts, with just a handful of synthesizers and a laptop. For Muller a minimal set up is paramount to his process. Boy Harsher mixed the album in Italy with Maurizio Baggio of La Distilleria Studio who had a big hand in finalizing the sound.

Boy Harsher emphasizes emotive sounds and evocative narratives to generate palpable material in their latest release “Careful”. “Careful” is a timeless and original minimal synth record highlighted by a strong narrative and marks the definitive return of the enigmatic duo.

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Tickets for the new Dublin date, Wednesday 9th June 2021, cost EU20.00 and are on sale from

Tickets for the original dates remain valid.

Upcoming Selective Memory Events


26 September: Confidence Man - Vicar St
9 October: Mad Professor Mezzanine - The Sugar Club
22 October: Stefan Murphy - Whelan's


12 January: Bon Iver - 3Arena
17 March: Dublin Gospel Choir - Pepper Canister
18 March: Mount Alaska & Slow Moving Clouds - Pepper Canister
26 March: The Lovely Eggs - The Workman's Club
2 April: Cut Copy - Whelan’s
14 May: Joan As Police Woman - Pepper Canister
15 May: Joan As Police Woman - Pepper Canister
22 May: Jonathan Bree - Lost Lane
2 June: Dope Lemon - Button Factory
24 August: Boy Harsher - Whelan's
1 September: Bright Eyes - Vicar St

For all media enquiries and image requests please contact Aideen Darcy at Selective Memory 086-085 8779 | [email protected]

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Whelans 25 Wexford Street
Dublin 2, Dublin D02 H527
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