With his songs of beauty, heartache and hope, Dermot captivates and holds his audience, and what you hear in his voice is unmistakable honesty. His songs are laden with imagery and crafted with passion, and delivered with a soulful and stirring vocal.
Booka Brass embark on "The Parish Tour" this Spring. After a hugely busy and successful 2016 with the release of their debut album "Chilled Milk", along with enjoying their biggest Irish tour to date, once more taking in shows in Vicar Street, Cork Opera House and festivals all over Ireland, the UK and Europe, Booka Brass prepare to tour small towns all over Ireland bringing their unique brand of musical energy off the beaten track throughout the countryside.
Best known for his prolific mixtape work and as the tour DJ for Killer Mike and Run the Jewels, Trackstar the DJ has been working to curate and progress hip hop culture while entertaining audiences from behind the turntables since his start on college radio in St Louis in 1999.
“We have played in back rooms ,front rooms bar rooms and bedrooms, flat bed trucks concert halls the albert hall and everywhere else in between” says Philip King “The urge to sit and play in some of these rooms especially in the Ireland in 2017 is powerful.
First chance to dance with the Le Galaxie boys this year, come shake your ass with us for their first show of 2017 .2016, Last time LG DJed in The Sugar Club they blew the roof off (and sold out in advance!) expect more of the same for this night. Extra production and lighting for this special April Fools day Party
In this continuation of the "Star Wars" saga, balance returns to the Force as the First Order, emerging from the ashes of the Empire, clashes with the Resistance, which includes scrappy newcomers as well as heroes from the former Rebel Alliance. Packed with action and populated by both familiar faces and fresh blood, The Force Awakens successfully recalls the series' former glory while injecting it with renewed energy.
Star Wars Sunday is here and our evenign sreening is the critically acclaimed Rogue One with free Gourmet Popcorn with your ticket. We are serving Pizzas, Beers, Cocktails before and during the movie. Join us for this special screening
3 albums dropping this year. 2017 release dates for Ruler Rebel, Diaspora & The Emancipation coming soon ... #Trilogy #2017.
An epic return to the Future Jazz Sessions... Christian Scott Quintet Tickets on sale Friday 11th November Support tbc.
Hosting a show as fun as this is like jumping down a rabbit hole and entering a fantastical world of creativity, time machines, robots, clockwork worlds and futuristic Victorian heroines.
Just Six Degrees is a web project based around the idea of inspiration. It asks each participate one question: who inspires you right now? For a very special live edition created for MusicTown, Just Six Degrees will ask this question to Richie Egan (Jape, The Redneck Manifesto). On the night, he will reveal who inspires him within music spheres and they in turn will be asked the question until a connection of six people/collectives is made. Expect a tune or two, video and unique insights into a world of inspiration all stemming from Richie as a starting point.
Austrian designer Stefan Sagmeister is doing well. He lives in New York, the city of his dreams, and he has success in his work, designing album covers for the Rolling Stones, Jay-Z and the Talking Heads. But in the back of his mind he suspects there must be something more. He decides to turn himself into a design project.
Yussef Kamaal are shaped by the sound of London. Growing up in the capital, they frame jazz within the bass-saturated, pirate radio broadcasts of the UK capital. The pair, made up of Yussef Dayes and Kamaal Williams (aka Henry Wu), have had little in the way of formal training. Instead, their musical tastes – and approach to playing – are indebted to Thelonious Monk’s piano as much as the drum programming of Kaidi Tatham.
Well, it's that time of year again! Now in it's fourth year running, we're very proud to present 2017's edition of The Discotekken Jungle Book Party. While we don't like repeating ourselves with ideas or lineups, some things bring so much joy we want to experience them over and over. Once a year is good for this one. Doors open at 9pm, we'll have DJs playing afrobeat, soul, funk.. Manden Express performing live West African music, and of course a screening of Disney's all-time, enuring classic, The Jungle Book. Oh we'll be screen-printing Cesca Saunders' beautiful artwork on some tees, totes and paper as well – for free.
Like his mythological namesake, Daedelus – otherwise known as Alfred Darlington – is an inventor, a creator of sonic labyrinths combining sounds from an eclectic palette into an innovative genre all his own.
Joey Dosik is a singer / songwriter / multi-instrumentalist / producer with a voice that you may not expect to come out of that body.
Joey Dosik is a singer / songwriter / multi-instrumentalist / producer with a voice that you may not expect to come out of that body. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Joey continues to be a part of the recent musical renaissance in the City of Angels.
AINE CAHILL GETS HER INSPIRATION FROM CONTEMPORARY POP MUSIC AND COMBINES IT WITH CLASSIC JAZZ FROM THE 1950'S TO CREATE HER OWN TAKE ON MUSIC AND SHOWCASE HER INCREDIBLE STORYTELLING ABILITY
Join us for a celebration of Prince, we will dedicate this night to him by having a special screening of Sign of The Times, edits of his videos, DJs spinning your favourite Purple jams and even signature cocktails for the night. Please wear of bring some purple to honour one of the greatest artists of our generation.
The exceptional legacy of Levon Helm, drummer and vocalist with the legendary Americana act The Band, will be celebrated by a cast of stellar musicians on April 22. Levon’s work with the seminal outfit includes the classic albums Music From Big Pink, The Band and the era-defining long-player and concert film The Last Waltz. In addition, he had a successful solo career; his last three solo albums Dirt Farmer, Electric Dirt and Ramble At The Ryman were all Grammy Award winners.
The Kid is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with singer, Apollonia. But, another musician, Morris, looks to steal the Kid's spotlight -- and his girl.
It's Blizzard 4 - The Journey Continues! The Blizzard (@blzzrd) is a quarterly football publication - part book, part magazine - providing a platform for top-class writers from across the globe to write about the football stories that matter to them. Join us this evening for a rousing Q&A of two halves with audience participation, visual footage, social media interaction & competitions to discuss the in-depth, topical & humorous football questions of import. Advance tickets now available via Eventbrite and we anticipate a sell-out audience as with the previous three events.
Æ MAK's soundscape, visuals and bewitching live performance transport us to another realm. With their percussive vocal harmonies, synchronised choreography and punk-esque performance style, Æ MAK are a fiery live duo.
DabbledooMusic is an award-winning new way to teach music to kids using colour coded animated notation. But kids can't have all the fun, so we're hosting a showcase night in the wonderful surrounds of the Sugar Club to demonstrate what we're all about. There'll be a music-making workshop for adults, with a party afterwards featuring Attention Bébé and Redmonk.
Massive news.... "a night after the night before type affair if you will". A very limited and intimate gathering for fans of Grammy Award Winners Snarky Puppy. Tickets on sale Friday April 1st 2017....9am After their amazing performances in The Sugar Club a couple of years back, Michael Leagues & Co. have decided to do a 2nd show especially for the environs of this very special room.