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Train Room is the brainchild of Balla songwriter, musician and producer Joe Monaghan. Train Room’s first gig, at Dublin’s showcase Hard Working Class Heroes Festival last October, and debut EP Delicate Bones, brought the band’s distinctive sound to general attention and significant interest. Joe, who has been honing his musical skills recording demos for the past seven or eight years (in his studio in Balla), cites musical influences as broad as Wilco, Whipping Boy, Kate Bush, Neil Young and Nina Simone. But listen to Delicate Bones, and you’ll hear that Train Room makes music that is very much its own. A band on the ascendant, and one to watch.

This May Train Room embark on their first tour –

08/05/17- Crane Lane – Cork
18/05/17- Linenhall arts centre
19/05/17- Monroes
20/07/17-Chez le Fab – Limerick
25/05/17-Spirit Store
27/05/17- Live on Air Festival
28/05/17- Whelans -Dublin

“Train Room is full of variety, beautiful musicianship and sublime vocals… Delicate Bones is a quality debut.” –  Ceol Caint

“Keep an eye out for this band… entrancing songs and arresting arrangements underpinned by his perfectionist work ethic, convincing passion and quiet confidence.” – Ciara Moynihan, Mayo News


€8 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 creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

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


Whelan’s Indie DJ in the bar and Sonntags [Disco/House/Funk] upstairs from 11pm til late (Free Entry).