“Elijah Wood – Known globally as Frodo Baggins, Wood has his own fellowship born through friendship and a love of Bushmills – Jason Zwolinski, an events producer; Jim Rota, DJ and lead singer of Fireball Ministry; and Ray Texel, an international
equestrian and trainer. Through their unique associations comes a common bond and a mutual love and respect for music, travel and Bushmills whiskey, that has maintained their close friendship.”
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“Best Coast – Formed in 2009 in Los Angeles best friends Bobb and Bethany are now creating the music that is the result of a decade long friendship. Their sound has been described as garage rock, surf pop and lo-fi, but rather than try to brand it I
suggest you just enjoy it. They think of themselves as very much part of the Bushmills family, and we’re happy to have such talented relatives!”
Actors on stage, screen and bar?!
“Filip And Friends – Filip, Petar and Dani are three friends, and talented actors, who are well cast together. Peter reckons he’s the fool, Filip the king and Dani the one from the Holy Inquisition!
An inspiring group who started their latest project over a glass or two of Bushmills – a play specially created to be performed in a bar. And you can guarantee it’ll be serving Bushmills.”
Virtuosos in handcrafting music in brass!
“ Brazz Association – Creating a classic sound that’s big, bold, beautiful and brassy! Vili, Misho and Cyril are the founding trio united in a love of good music, great times and even better friendship.
Determined to make the music they love in the country they adore, they’re staying put in Bulgaria but are always happy to expand their taste horizons to include Bushmills.”
American Indie Folk band
“BON IVER – that’s Justin Vernon, his brother Nate, friend Kyle Frenette and audio engineer Brian Joseph – understand what it is to build success as a group of friends around something
you love. The founders of BUSHMILLS developed a recipe that lasts, and they hope to do the same with their music.”
Electro Funk duo
“Chromeo – that’s P-Thugg and Dave 1 (or Patrick Gemayel and David Macklovitch to you and me) have been friends since they were kids. Sharing a love of music,
they now also share a love of BUSHMILLS – and you can usually find them, and hear them, at the best party in town.”
Music brains of Sofia
“SIRIUS & METHODIKAL – Called ‘the music brains of the capital’, Angel (Sirius) and Andrey (Methodikal) have known each other since way back. They’re a duo going places together, hosting joint projects, gigs in Sofia’s clubs, performances abroad, as well as
numerous sets and podcasts. Of course, the music life has made them close and they are friends outside the work environment, finding out they also have more in common – sport, traveling and, of course, sharing a Bushmills.”
of men’s style website
“ MICHAEL WILLIAMS – As founder and editor of the men’s style website A Continuous Lean – Michael has shared his vision of clothing, design, inspiration and Americana with the world, creating something to be
proud of. Sounds very much like the folks over at The Old Bushmills Distillery.”
“BODEGA – Founded by good friends, Jay Gordon, Dan Natola and Oliver Mak, Bodega started as a shared idea and is now one of the most talked about retail and design concepts on the planet. Selecting highly coveted collections
and scouring the earth for quality, it’s little wonder this band of brothers found themselves at The Old Bushmills Distillery, where the quality of the whiskey is second to
Music video and film directors
“THE MALLOY BROTHERS – Irish American brothers Brendan and Emmett Malloy see the world their way and it’s this vision that produced some of the most recognizable music videos over the past decade. Also known for their
documentary work and surf films, both of which have won them numerous awards and accolades, they know what it takes to succeed and what success tastes like...
Bushmills Irish Whiskey.”
Irish musician collaboration
“FOY VANCE, IAIN ARCHER, MARK 'MASH' ASHBRIDGE, & BRADLEY QUINN – A group of friends, three musicians and a photographer (Quinn), who have helped put Northern Ireland music on a global stage. Foy says: “We’re
basically a group of guys all doing what we love, creating things that inspire us and those around us – just like Bushmills. It’s what the best things in life are all about!”
irish rugby players
“RORY BEST & DENIS LEAMY – Irish rugby internationals Rory Best and Denis Leamy have been friends since they first player together for Irish schools. A friendship that endured through a combined 113 international caps and even playing
in opposing teams at club level. Denis puts this down to friendship and great whiskey: “We’ve been friends for so long, and both enjoy a wee
drink of Bushmills,
so we just run