Virtuoso Guitarist and Singer/Songwriter
Albert Niland is unquestionably one of Ireland ’s finest guitar talents. Blending various styles of intricate guitar playing, from flamenco to rock, and powerful vocals, this live show is not to be missed.
Since the release of his debut album Dirty Day in 2003, Albert Niland has received critical acclaim from every corner of the music industry. Described by musician and broadcaster Tom Dunne as “a major new talent. ” His second cd “Downtown Exit” is slightly more mainstream, with an excellent mix of light rock, latin spirit, and unique lyrics. An amazing cover from this album, “Wuthering Heights” by Kate Bush is probably his most well known work, but is unfortunate as his self penned work is indeed far better.
With airplay from Jools Holland and admiration from the likes of Jamie Cullum, Nilands’ flagship of original songwriting looks set to continue to attract international attention.
“this is refreshing, spirit shocking music” —-The Irish Times
“If Paul Simon and Sting took lessons from an acrobat of the fretboard like Adrian Legg, they might make albums like Niland” —Hot Press
Strictly over 18’s, I.D. may be required.
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Indie DJ from 11pm til late or you might even catch the end of Jaime Nanci and the Blue Boys in the front bar (9pm, Free).