AMANDA ST JOHN
^ Upstairs ^
Amanda St John is a soulful singer-songwriter from Co.Antrim. She is a mainstay on the Northern Irish radio, festival and gig circuit and has been described as “An incredible vocal performer and songwriter” by BBC Radio Ulster’s Ralph McLean.
Her debut album ‘Grow’ was launched in May 2016 and has received rave reviews and worldwide airplay. She has worked with artists like Brian Kennedy, Duke Special, Ciaran Gribbin (of INXS) and Jon Tiven (Nashville writer/producer who has worked with BB King, Van Morrison and The Rolling Stones etc…). Gaining substantial media interest in Ireland with RTE, Dublin City FM, Dundalk FM etc. as well as reviews in Hotpress & The Irish Times this is Amanda’s first headline gig in Dublin and is sure to be the first of many!
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Runabay are at the forefront of fresh, new music in Northern Ireland, a sound which has undeniably been shaped by the beautiful coastline which surrounds the Glens of Antrim and is felt through the swooping melodies and poignant lyrics. The band produce a mature sound that leaves the listener hanging on the intricate guitar riffs, mellow three part harmonies and haunting cello.
Having been championed by Tom Robinson on BBC 6music and Kathryn Tickell’s show on Amazing Radio the group has also been in numerous features and reviews in national print and international online media from the full page write up in Irish News to being tipped on the blog Hype Machine.
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Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Indie DJ in the bar and Sonntags [Disco/House/Funk] upstairs from 11pm til late (Free Entry).