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Pillow Queens

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Pillow Queens The Cluny Newcastle Upon Tyne

Pillow Queens are one of our new favourite bands. Hailing from Dublin, their lyrics expertly blend and Irish Catholic upbringing with their own experiences as being open members of the LGBTQ+ community – all set against infectious pop-punk hooks.

Formed in winter 2016 with the immediate release of their demo EP, Calm Girls – which sparked a successful string of UK and Irish dates & festival appearances – Pillow Queens’ second EP, State of the State, made its way onto BBC 6 Music’s playlists. The lead single ‘Favourite’ picked up lots of great support on the UK’s national airwaves, including plays on BBC RADIO 1, BBC Introducing, RADIO X & Amazing Radio.

After two more UK tours, and two sellout hometown gigs, the band soon found themselves more and more comfortable on bigger stages – opening for the likes of American Football and Pussy Riot and capping off summer 2018 with a stadium performance opening for Idles & Future Islands.

This quick momentum led to the band working with Mercury Prize-nominated producer Tommy McLaughlin for their next single, ‘Gay Girls’, which received a nomination for the RTE Choice Music Prize song of the year, as well as International airplay on NPR’s World Cafe & KEXP.


May 7
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm


The Cluny
36 Lime Street, Ouseburn
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ United Kingdom
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0191 230 4474
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