Summer Tour 2016

Date for the diary June 24th, our Irish & UK Summer tour kicks off at Interlude Festival and we release our new single ‘She Was a Question’, really can’t wait to get back to Ireland and also play our first UK shows, tickets now on sale for all shows.


August Wells Tour Jun / July 2016

Fri 24th Jun – Interlude Festival – Dublin
Sat 25th Jun – Sailors Bar – Clare Island
Sun 26th Jun – Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival – Bundoran
Thurs 30th Jun – Mike the Pies – Listowel
Fri 1st Jul – Coughlan’s Live – Cork
Sat 2nd Jul – Levis’ Bar – Ballydehob
Fri 8th Jul – The Cave, Clonmel Junction Festival
Sat 9th Jul – Pine Lodge – Myrtleville IRL
Tues 12th Jul – Bom Banes – Brighton
Wed 13th Jul – The Islington – London
Sat 16th Jul – The Railway Hotel – Southend-on-Sea
Fri 22nd Jul – The Hot Spot Music Club – Greystones
Sat 23rd Jul – The Workman’s Club, Dublin
Sun 24th Jul – KnockanStockan Festival – Blessington
Thurs 28th Jul – Kasbah Social Club – Limerick
Fri 29th Jul – John Cleere’s Bar & Theatre – Kilkeeny
Sun 31st Jul – Indiependence Music & Arts Festival – Mitchelstown

Rising Against Homelessness

We recently recorded a track for the album ‘Rising Against Homelessness’ a new album to Fight Homelessness, It includes covers of classics like ‘The Foggy Dew’, ‘The Auld Triangle’, and our take on ‘The Night Visiting Song’, Glen Hansard, Sinead O’Connor, Mundy , The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Camille O’Sullivan and many more have contributed tracks.The initiative has thus far raised €35,000, and aims to raise €1 million. It has just been released and you pick up a CD in record shops and Starbucks outlets around Ireland for just €10 or if you want your music in digital form, you can also find it on iTunes.


Exposed Vocals Interviews August Wells


“With their critically acclaimed debut album ‘A Living & A Dying Game’ and a string of fine singles already under their belts 2016 is shaping to be another busy year for August Wells. April will see the bands sumptuous single ‘Here in the Wild’ get its official UK release. A thoughtful, piano and string-drenched track that bears the wistful hallmarks of songwriters whose place in a weary world is tempered by the acceptance of some of its fateful twists”…

Read it here –


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Exciting new musical project August Wells – Dublin’s Ken Griffin (ex-Rollerskate Skinny, Favourite Sons) and New York pianist John Rauchenberger – share new single ‘Here in the Wild’, out in the UK on April 22nd via FIFA Records.

The solidly luscious tune, gets our full attention from the start, graced by Griffin’s poetic, timelessly emotive and stirring voice.

See full article here

Here in the Wild


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Kenneth Griffin – Vocals, backing vocals, guitars
John Rauchenberger – Piano
Louis Schwadron – French horn
Leyna Marika Papach – Violin
Clara Kennedy – Cello
Robbie Lee – Saxophones, Flute
Graham Finn – Bass
John Truscinski – Drums

Written by Kenneth Griffin
Arranged/Produced by Kenneth Griffin and John Rauchenberger

Engineered/Mixed by Daniel Schlett (Strange Weather Studios)
Mastered by Patrick Klem (Klemflastic Sound)

Cover art by Jude Griffin
Cover design by John Rauchenberger

Published by Ken Griffin 70 Publishing (ASCAP), John Rauchenberger Publishing (ASCAP)

Licensed by FIFA Records.