Christmas Day Radio

On Christmas at Day 2pm on RTE Radio 1 Lost Brothers join Philip King and a host a wonderful musicians and friends for a festive hooley of song and chat- A South Wind Blows Special.

MOJO Magazine

Mojo Magazine announce their Top Ten Americana Albums of 2018. The Lost Brothers make the top ten.


Brand new Christmas mini-album announced

We are pleased to announce our new Christmas mini-album which includes three brand new songs, Keep Christmas In The Heart, Seven Days Before Christmas and Here Comes The Snow. The recordings were produced by Stephen Shannon in Dublin and they feature special guests Paul Brainard (M Ward, Decemberists, The Eels) Steve Wickham (The Waterboys), Bill Ryder-Jones, members of O Emperor and many more.

We have put this Christmas release together in memory of the late Frank Murray who passed away in December 2016. Frank managed The Lost Brothers, The Pogues, The Frames among many others.

“Frank was always telling us to record a Christmas Album and we finally have” says Oisin. “We called up a few pals” adds Mark “and it all came together!”

Buy Limited Edition CD now from our online store or from the Bird Dog Recordings Bandcamp page.
Stream now from all the usual digital music locations.

Howe Gelb announced as support.

Howe Gelb announced as support on selected dates of upcoming Lost Brothers December Theatre Tour.

Giant Sand main man and indie legend Howe Gelb has been announced as very special guest on the upcoming Lost Brothers Irish Theatre Tour this December.
Based in Tuscon Arizona since 1972 Howe has collaborated with artists such as M Ward, PJ Harvey, John Parish and many more. His band Giant Sand spawned and inspired bands such as Calexico who are part of Howe’s extended musical family.
Lost Brothers celebrate ten years on the road this Winter and Howe Gelb recently produced their 2018 acclaimed album “Halfway Towards A Healing” so it’s a fitting way to mark a decade of touring. Howe will perform an opening set and then be joining The Lost Brothers onstage each night as part of an all-star band.
(* Letterkenny Dec 13 * Omagh Dec 14* Longford Dec 15* )

RTÉ Folk Awards 2018

We are please to announce that “Halfway Towards A Healing” was shortlisted last night for “BEST ALBUM” at the inaugural RTE Folk Awards 2018. The Lost Brothers are now shortlisted for “BEST GROUP” and “BEST ALBUM” and will perform at Vicar St October 25th as part of a live broadcast.