Shobsy is a performer/songwriter from Dublin. He is about to embark on a solo career after years as the frontman and lead songwriter of acclaimed Irish band State Lights. The band had a run of sold-out shows in some of Ireland’s and the UK’s most acclaimed venues, and made celebrated appearances at Ireland’s biggest festivals (Electric Picnic, Indiependence, Castlepalooza), on television (Late Late Show, Ray Darcy Show and Podge and Rodge Show) and Radio (2fm, Today FM, etc.). Hot Press praised the band for its “powerhouse vocals that rival the enchanting beauty of Freddie Mercury and George Michael, State Lights write songs that send your spirits soaring.” Shobsy is currently developing and writing his new solo project. He is accompanied in his Rathfarnham Castle set by Joe Regan, founding member of State Lights.