February 10, 2024 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
“He is ticking all the right boxes. He has the sound du jour – his afrobeats game is down! – and it seems he can’t put a foot wrong” Irish Examiner, Hot Acts for 2023
Recently got featured at IRISH TIMES
He performed in front of 15k plus capacity Marquee Cork venue absolutely smashed it.
Currently in high demand as we speak !
“With hypnotic beats and gospel harmonies, his knack for compelling
electronics and hip-hop is elevated further by inflections of tropical house and
Afrobeats.” – HOTPRESS – TRACK OF THE WEEK
“‘Uplifting Afro-pop” – NIALLER9
“100% Chris is such a HUGE Talent” – RTE
“Big fans here of Chris Kabs” – BBC ATL
Chris Kabs is one of the most played Black Male Irish artists of 2022-2023 across Irish radio!!!
From Award-winning and critically acclaimed visionary Irish/African Artist, Producer, DJ, and Writer Chris Kabs. Will be touring Ireland Early January 2024 and Set to release his second major EP title “ H E R E NOW “on March 1st, 2024.
Renowned for his significant influence within the Irish Black community, he remains dedicated to paving the way for a brighter tomorrow. In 2020, he led the George Floyd marches, uniting over 7,000 individuals in Dublin city, collectively championing the cause of justice.
Known for his success as an influential Brand and award-winning (Virgin Media Gold Award) and his recently collaboration with Hugo Boss new fragrance bottle Chris Kabs Hugo BOSS Ad Dublin-based producer and musician, Chris Kabs has been hotly predicted to become one of Ireland’s most promising breakthrough artists in the near future and has been named as Ireland’s Top Artists to watch for 2023 (Irish Examiner).
The EP explores Kabs’ ability to fuse genres together creating a mix between modern afro-beats, RnB, and pop mainstream music that has led him to be one of the most played Black Irish male artists across Irish radio so far in 2023 reaching over 3 million listeners across Irish radio (playlisted on RTE2fm and BBC), and hailed one of the ‘Top Artists of the Year to Watch’ across various media platforms.
Having gained credibility and recognition across the live circuit performing on shows like Hard Working Class Heroes, Longitude, the legendary Dublin venue Whelans, RTE Live, SoundHouse, the Grand Social, and Cyprus Avenue – his energetic and vibrant live show has been called an almost spiritual experience.
Kabs has produced local and international artists such as Tolü Makay, JyellowL, and the late and great Coolio. His musical works have been featured on FIFA’s soundtrack on the TV series ‘Normal People’ just to name a few. 2023 sees a new chapter for Kabs as his focus is put on his own artistry and solo career, with new music dropping throughout 2023 exclusively via Rough Bones in the UK, in the form of his eagerly anticipated Ep in April.