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Whelanslive.com in assoc. w/ O'Hara's presents

THE DUBLIN BLUES, ROOTS & BRASS FESTIVAL ~ Friday 17th - Sunday 19th August 2018

Blues Roots Brass 2018 P

Free Entry 2016

Whelanslive.com presents;

in association with O’HARA’S Craft Beers

DUBLIN BLUES, ROOTS & BRASS FESTIVAL

20+ Bands over 3 Days

FRI 17thSAT 18th & SUN 19th AUG

FREE ENTRY

_ Main Venue & Upstairs ^

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    The Dublin Blues, Roots and Brass Festival returns for its 4th year, bringing some of the best and most unique acts from around the world to perform at this FREE ENTRY festival from 17th– 19thAugust.

    Although a relative newcomeer to the scene, the festival has gone from strength to strength, and has become a must for those who like down home Blues, Roots and Brass music.

    This year’s lineup includes; Bronagh Gallagher and her band, highly rated blues guitarist Mike Brookfield and his band, local blues legends The Mary Stokes Band, Australia’s Ukulele Death Squad, Catfish Blues Orchestra, US band The 502’s and more TBA…

    The Dublin Blues, Roots and Brass Festival is an annual event, which takes place in the iconic Whelan’s on Wexford Street, in the Camden Quarter district of the city, and is supported by the good people at O’Hara’s Irish Craft Beer.

    FRIDAY 17th

    SQUARE PEGS
    MARY STOKES BAND
    GRAEME JAMES
    MULES & MEN
    THE TIPSY SCHOLARS

    SATURDAY 18th

    DIRTY BLUEPRINT
    UKULELE DEATH SQUAD
    MIKE BROOKFIELD BAND
    DESERT ACES
    THE 502’S
    ONE HORSE PONY
    DUBLIN CITY ROUNDERS

    SUNDAY 19th

    GRAEME JAMES
    UKULELE DEATH SQUAD
    BRONAGH GALLAGHER
    DUBLIN BLUES CARTEL
    BEN PREVO
    CATFISH BLUES ORCHESTRA

    TICKETS

    // FREE ENTRY //

    AFTER THE GIG

    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

    • Whelan's, 25 Wexford St.
    • Doors: 7pm
    • Tickets: FREE ENTRY


Sunday 15th July - Friday 31st August ~ SEAMUS ENNIS CULTURAL CENTRE GARDEN PARTY

The Séamus Ennis Cultural CentreJoin us for this Summer's Garden Party in The Piper's Garden at the SEAC.
Featuring live music, dancing, cinema, food and family friendly events.

Event List ~ Book your tickets now!

Howth Jazz & Blues Festival ~ Friday 24th - Sunday 26th August

Abbey Jazz Poster 2018 Final

Here's Fridays Music Trail:

9pm. The Harbour Bar: Hugh Buckley and Nigel Clarke (jazz)
9pm. McNeills-The Top House: DD & The Delta Boys (blues R&B)
10pm: The Waterside: Susan Tomelty Band (blues & Jazz)
10.30pm. Findlaters: Southern Xpress (funky jazz & blues)
10.30pm. The Bloody Stream: Colm Skwirbat & Luke Howard (cigar box blues & jazz)

Here's Saturday's music trail:

4pm. The Abbey Tavern: Afternoon Swing Dance Event with
DES HOPKINS DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND (Jazz)
6pm. McNeills The Top House: LEILA JANE BAND (Folk/Blues)
8.30pm. The Abbey Tavern: Festival Dance Event:
GAVIN POVEY & THE FABULOUS OKE SHE MOKE
SHE POPS (Boogie Woogie)
9pm. The Harbour Bar: SQUARE PEGS (Blues)
10pm. O'Connells: BLUES HQ (Blues)
10pm. The Waterside: The Urban Mojo Blues Band (Blues)
10pm. The Summit Inn: Los Paradiso (Blues)
10.30pm. Wrights Findlaters: Raimonda Jazz Quartet (Jazz/swing)
10.30pm. The Bloody Stream: Jesse John Heffernan (Soul/Jazz)
11pm. McNeills The Top House: The Roadhouse Doors (tribute)

Here's Sunday's Music Trail:

2pm. The Harbour Bar: Hollywood Slim and The Fat Cats (Blues R&B)
3pm. Howth Promenade: Pop Up Blues Festival (anything goes)
4pm. The Bloody Stream: Colm Skwirbat (cigar box blues)
5pm. McNeills The Top House: Barry McGinley (blues)
7pm. Wrights Findlaters: Soul Foolishness (Jazz-Funk)
7.30pm. The House: The Hugh Buckley Quartet (see separate event for details)
8pm. The Harbour Bar: Acoustic Jam Session (blues/folk)
9pm. The Summit Inn: The Ben Prevo Trio (Blues/R&B)
10.30pm. The Bloody Stream: The Guilty Party (70s/80s Rock & Blues)


 

FROM THE ARCHIVES!

Launch of The Hop House 13 Howth Jazz Festival ~ 2016

Howth Jazz Festival

Howth Jazz Festival

Howth Jazz Festival


 

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