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Two legendary figures from the Irish music scene join forces in a new venture.


Terry Woods is an Irish folk musician, noted for playing the mandolin and cittern, but also plays acoustic and electric guitar, mandola, five-string banjo and concertina. He is also a singer and songwriter.

In 1967 Terry joined the first Irish folk rock band Sweenys Men, with Johnny Moynihan and Andy Irvine and later Henry McCullagh “. They released two albums and split in 1969.

Terry and his wife Gay then went to England, where they met up with Ashley Hutchings from Fairport Convention and the folk duo Tim Hart and Maddy Prior and they became Steeleye Span, releasing “Hark! The village Wait”.

In 1970. Gay and Terry formed “The Woods Band” and recorded three albums.

In 1986 Terry was recruited by The Pogues and had a hugely successful international career with them. He recorded five albums with them.


Pete a singer and songwriter is same vintage as Terry but started out in beat groups playing rock music, in 1968 he joined Granny’s Intentions, they released one album Honest Injun.

The band split in 1971 and three of it’s members joined The Woods Band while Pete teamed with folk singer Donovan, later on he played with Freddie White in The Fake, in 1985 he formed the Fleadh Cowboys with Johnny Moynihan and Frankie Lane. They produced two albums High Ace to Heaven and Time of your Life,
The band toured with The Pogues, and supported Bob Dylan, U2, and Emmylou Harris.

Pete has played with The Chieftains, Nanci Griffith, and recorded with Townes Van Zandt.

He has released three solo albums, The Brilliant Architect, and Crooked Highway and Lookin’ for the Magic.



€11 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat)

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or credit card bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required


Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue – Free Entry via front door until 10:30pm | Drinks Promos