Promises and Lies are an eight piece authentic tribute to the boy's from Birmingham. There a Dublin based band who love keeping the music from the boys in Bermingham alive so keep an eye out for them in a venue near you home or abroad. If you are a fan of UB40 or just love music from this magic period Promises and Lies promise you a night you will never forget.
Damien Dempsey’s importance as a singer and songwriter of great passion, conviction and beauty has never been more prominent. Dempsey achieves a feeling at his concerts that other artists can only dream of. His connection with his audience is so palpable the most cynical of souls cannot help but be moved by the experience.
Something amazing happens when Hothouse Flowers step onto the stage – something that has been shaped by over thirty years of singing and playing all over the world, yet no two shows have ever been the same! There is a sense of musical adventure - an impulse to reach new heights and depths in music where the unspoken aim is that the band and the audience become one and the world becomes a different place for a while.
Formed at school in Dublin's late 1980's, Kíla are heralded as one of Ireland’s most innovative and exciting bands. Their unique sound has been ever evolving, rooted in tradition, yet inspired by a myriad of influences and ideas from all around the world.
A truly unique evening with the most sought-after duo in Irish traditional music; the extraordinary talent that is fiddle player Martin Hayes, and master guitarist Dennis Cahill; and one of the most distinctive unaccompanied singing groups of recent times - The Voice Squad; Phil Callery, Fran McPhail and Gerry Cullen.
A gala opening-concert featuring the crème of talent from the North East, including sean-nós dancer Sibéal Davitt, celebrated fiddle-player Gerry O’Connor, Ulaid; John McSherry, Dónal O’Connor and Seán Óg Graham, Drogheda’s folk/trad trio- Kern, banjo-player Stevie Dunne, O-Reel, and many more.