Month: August 2012

STRANGE BOATS

STRANGE BOATS + ORPHAN CODE Combining the parochial storytelling style of Bruce Springsteen with the popsong sensibilities of Sam Cooke, Strange Boats deliver their music with the intent of The Clash…

ZOE CONWAY & JOHN McINTYRE

ZOE CONWAY & JOHN McINTYRE – Album Launch – With an exciting blend of eclectic fiddle and guitar music, Zoë and John bring to the stage sympathetic arrangements of traditional Irish music, compositions and songs, old and new.

MIKE SCALA + DEM FOOLS

MIKE SCALA + DEM FOOLS Mike’s 2011 performance on RTE’s THE VIEW has received well over 100,000 hits from Ireland. At the age of 17 Mike Scala was performing at underground jazz and rock venues across New York and Los Angeles including CBGB’s, The Bitter End, Troubadour and The Viper Room. From busking on the… Read more »

FINBARR DOHERTY

Musiclee.ie presents FINBARR DOHERTY with Billy Robinson, Seamus Devenny, Kate O’Callaghan & Gary Raymond. Hotpress: Pick Of The Fortnight: Skyscrapers (Feb 9, 2012)  “The title track is a beguiling song about selling skyscrapers underpinned by a stomping riff that takes it beyond the norm for Irish acoustic based albums…. Doherty has a winning way with a lyric that… Read more »

THE QUICKSAND BAND

MUSICLEE.IE presents THE QUICKSAND BAND – Single launch – + guests In 2011 the band, accompanied by producer Gavin Glass, entered the studio to record their debut Album, Approaching Rain. The first single ‘Homesong’ was released on september 30th 2011, with the album released on Feb 4th 2012.

DENIS CAROLAN

Musiclee.ie presents DENIS CAROLAN & Friends Recently winning over audiences in New York and Nashville as a guitarist and songwriter Denis Carolan is also gaining increasing attention on this side of the water.

FRANK VIGNOLA & VINNY RANIOLO

Old Flat Top presents FRANK VIGNOLA & VINNY RANIOLO Frank Vignola is one of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. His stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel, the Boston Pops, the New… Read more »

YURODNY + NORTH STRAND KONTRA BAND

Double headline show w/ YURODNY NORTH STRAND KONTRA BAND Led by saxophonist and composer Nick Roth, Yurodny perform contemporary interpretations of traditional music from Eastern Europe and the Near East alongside new works from composers inspired by these traditions.

WAR CHILD BENEFIT

WAR CHILD BENEFIT Featuring THE PLEA + RED QUEEN CONTEST TICKETS €10 available online from WAV Tickets [Lo-Call 1890 200 078] (50c per ticket service charge applies on phone or creditcard bookings from WaV). AFTER THE GIG Whelan’s Indie/Electro Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm til late (FREE ENTRY).

ARTHUR’S DAY

ARTHUR’S DAY LINE UP TBA ARTHUR’S DAY ®, the celebration of the remarkable legacy of Arthur Guinness, the creator of GUINNESS, will make a welcome return on September 27th 2012. As ever, this year will see an incredible lineup of Irish and international music stars raising a glass to Arthur in a series of intimate gigs… Read more »