Upcoming ITO Shows
Whelans: ITO showcase new songs from their soon-to-be-released Load Star EP. Expect a wild show with special guests. Admission 16, or 10 to anyone who says 'Outrageous Records ate my hamster' at the door.
The Mezz: Celebrate New Years with ITO at their special party in Eustace St. Admission 5.
Pravda: ITO perform some new material at the quayside venue.
The Mezz: ITO play the midnight shift. Two hours of rocking live music.
Electric Avenue, Waterford: ITO perform a high octane set in Waterford's premier music venue.
ITO are currently hard at work in their St. Judes Studio, producing new tracks for an EP to be launched in 08.
ITO take up a month long residency in The Mezz on Eustace St., playing every thursday night 12-2am
Standby now available in all good record shops.
ITO perform an acoustic version of Breezes on Phantom 105.2.
Eoin Murphy, reviewing StandBy in the Irish sun, describes ITO as "bleedin' bangin!"
StandBy is Larry Gogan's album of the week on his Sunday afternoon show. ITO play with Kojii and others at The Sugar Club
on Leeson St.
StandBy is reviewed by Kevin Courtney in the Friday supplement of the Irish Times. He compares ITO to the Doors, The Manics
and The Jam before concluding: "There is no doubting their ability to create slick, contemporary indie rock."
ITO perform on Newstalk's The Meaning of Music.
ITO play in Radio City.
ITO appear on The Open Mic on Dublin 104fm.
ITO perform to a cool boho crowd in McGruders on Thomas St.
ITO's debut album StandBy will be available in shops from 17th of August. ITO perform live that evening
in Tower Records, Wicklow street from 6pm. The launch will be at the Village, Wexford st. on Saturday 18th of August.
Exciting events lie on the horizon. The new single Vermilion will be released in July, with a special extended edition
featuring cult favourite 'Children know Fear'. A nationwide tour will follow, culminating at the launch of our debut album at the Village
in August. Tour dates will include venues in Meath, Galway, Longford, Waterford and Kilkenny. Look out for gigs and in-stores in
ITO welcome back their beloved drummer Steve 'The' Case from his sabbatical across the Atlantic. Big up to Eugene, Massimo and Dom; all of whom
took on the big chair over the last six weeks. Celebrations held in the Mezz; fun experienced by many.
ITO play a free gig to old and new fans in the bowels of Eustace St's Hub. Much drinking and levity ensues. La Phadraig shona duibh! Ta an fear grinn ag
snamh in eineacht libh!
ITO wish their loyal following a merry little Christmas, and hope that Santa comes to each and every one of them. Don't foget to join our
post-Xmas Xtivities in Sin E on the day after Stephens.
ITO regale a large and vocal crowd at The Mezzanine bar on Eustace St. Much buffeting and jostling ensues.
ITO play a marathon session in The Lower Deck between 10pm and 1am. Expect a mixture of new and old numbers as well as some hot improv action. A mere 10 euro at the door.
Higher than the Sun is available from Tower Records and Road Records (Fade st.)
ITO launch their new single, Higher than the Sun in Tower records from one o'clock in the afternoon of saturday 19th Aug. This will be followed by a super gig
in Whelans, with support from Fredrick and the Golden Dawn. All are welcome. Dress as you see fit.
Proceedings come to a close in Suite studios on Herbert Place. The last day of mixing has come. A single from the sessions, Higher than the Sun will be available to buy from Aug 19th.
Join us in Whelans for the launch.
7/May/06 - ITO Retreato
ITO repair to their st. jude studios to begin recording on their debut album. Chief engineer on the project is maverick Ciaran Bradshaw, who oversaw work on their
earlier EP Supernow.
Our picks for the World Cup:
Conrad: Brazil (of course!)
Niall: Argentina, Spain or Italy: all of whom I have money on.
Johnny: I tip the French side to repeat former glories.
Steve: U S A! U S A!
Evo: Anyone but England. Should they win, months of heavy rains will follow. Children will be born deformed.
A super cool extended jam recorded in our St. Jude Studios can be heard here. Enjoy it in all its unedited glory!
ITO will be retiring to their studio for the month of May to work on new recordings. Release dates and news of an exciting TBMC gig to follow.
More tracks have been added to our myspace site.
New pictures have been added to the gallery, including snaps of our photogenic new maverick, Conrad.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ITO gig sheduled for February in Whelans has been cancelled.
We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause.
ITO play their hearts and minds out in Pravda from nine of the clock.
ITO preform in the student bar in UCD.
ITO wish all their fans and followers a happy ought-six! Look out for more fantastic gigs in the new year.
Download a free copy of Electric Tornado at myspace.com/itoband.
ITO play On The Verge at Sin É to a large and vocal audience.
ITO play the Christmas party at Pravda, Liffey St.
ITO play with Triphazard at Annesley House on North Strand Road. New guitarist Conrad makes his debut to great acclaim.
ITO play a special gig on Hallowe'en night in Bewley's cafe, Grafton Street. Come along and combine the excitement of seeing
your favourite band with the fun of hallowe'en. Concessions at the door for fancy dress. No fireworks.
ITO take part in the Hard Working Class Heroes weekend, playing from
8:00 on Saturday the 27th of August in Eamon Dorans, Crown Alley.
Enjoy ITO in the Pravda Bar. Power to the people.
ITO have a great night eating, dancing and performing in Bia on Stephen's St.
ITO return to the TBMC, to entertain and inform.
ITO play at the Lower Deck, Rathmines, in conjuction with On the Verge Recordings.
ITO play a short set with Aidan and friends at CYO, Wexford St.
Find ITO on the European Directory--we're in there somewhere...
ITO will perform at the Junction Festival Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.
ITO play TBMC, with support from the excellent Minty and the Freshmen.
ITO play at the TBMC with very special guests Banda Zingara.
ITO play a short acoustic set at CYO on Wexford St.
ITO play an outdoor festival in Carrick-on-Shannon. Some fighting erupted in the crowd; ITO like to think it was their
rabble-rousing music that caused it. ITO also caught up on a spot of fishing.
ITO returned to the Temple Bar Music Centre, and rocked your bank-holiday-weekend world.
Hope you all had a fun time.
ITO shoot the breeze with Aidan on The Soup Music,
which airs between 11pm and midnight on Dublin's Anna Livia 103.2 FM.
Video footage of us performing Supernow is archived HERE.