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The Spirit Store = Music, Comedy, Gigs, Venue, Bar, Drink...
George's Quay, Dundalk, Co. Louth +353-42-9352697
SEP 2015
Thu 3rd September
Bars And Melody
Doors 7pm - Tickets €20

Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult
Bars and Melody, Leondre Devries (14) and Charlie Lenehan (16), are 2 musicians from the UK that infuse hip hop , RnB and pop. The band shot to fame in 2014 when they appeared on TV show 'Britains Got Talent' and Simon Cowell pressed his golden buzzer for them. That video on Youtube has now had over 64 Million views . As soon as the TV show finished Bars and Melody signed a 1 single deal with SYCO records and released track 'Hopeful' which entered the Official UK charts at number 5. This video now has over 25 million views on Youtube.
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Fri 4th September
Breaking Trad Album Launch
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Breaking Trad is made up of Dónal Murphy (Accordion), from Abbeyfeale,West Limerick, a winner of numerous All-Ireland titles on both Button Accordion and Melodeon, Niall Murphy (Fiddle) from Camlough, South Armagh, a winner of multiple awards including All-Ireland Senior Fiddle competition, Fiddler Of Dooney and Fiddler of Oriel, and also Multi-Instrumentalist Mike Galvin who has vast experience working in a wide range of musical styles from Rock and Roll to Irish Traditional.
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Sat 5th September
SAS
+ Guests
Doors 8pm - €5 Admission

Dundalk-based Trio SAS (Formerly Anton&Stephanie )got their start in music by uploading cover versions of their favourite songs to their YouTube and SoundCloud accounts . They are known for taking popular songs and putting their own unique twist on them. 2015 hopes to be a promising year for their song writing and for putting a stamp on their original music.
Sun 6th September
Traditional Session
Downtairs in the kitchen
Free - All welcome 6-9pm

The session has been going for many years here now and is still going strong. This weekly get together of folk and traditional musicians is a wonderful way to spend your early Sunday evenings
Mon 7th September
The Monday Night Pub Quiz
€4 per team of four - 9.30pm

6 rounds of 10 General Knowledge questions with your quizmaster Tony.
Fri 11th September
Beatnik Hurricane
+ Jinx Lennon + David Keenan + Chris Parkes
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Barry Sutton (Fabian Rothschilde) joined The La's in August 1988 appearing in the music video for "There She Goes". Beatnik Hurricane formed in December 2010. Starting as acoustic sets, this gradually developed into a full band show with a revolving line up of musicians including Budgie, Cammy, Neil Mavers, Tony Elson (Real People), Leon (Ian McCulloch band), Steve (Scarface & The Pigs), Mick (Edgar Jones), Mark (The Proprietor), Beardo (Rampton secure psychiatric unit).
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Sat 12th September
Abuse Your Illusion (Guns N Roses Tribute)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10
For all you die hard Guns N Roses fans here a chance to hear Welcome To The Jungle, Sweet Child Of Mine, Paradise City and countless classic songs from one of the worlds biggest bands ever. A night of sweet rock n roll from this 6 piece Dublin outfit who are touring all the major venues in Ireland this Autumn.
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Sat 12th September
Andiamo Scooter Club
Downstairs FREE

Ska, Motown, and Northern Soul courtesy of Andiamo Scooter Club. Second Saturday of the month. All welcome!
Sun 13th September
Traditional Session
Downtairs in the kitchen
Free - All welcome 6-9pm

The session has been going for many years here now and is still going strong. This weekly get together of folk and traditional musicians is a wonderful way to spend your early Sunday evenings
Mon 14th September
The Monday Night Pub Quiz
€4 per team of four - 9.30pm

6 rounds of 10 General Knowledge questions with your quizmaster Tony.
Fri 18th September
Backroom Bashment
Downstairs FREE

BACKROOM BASHMENT in'a D area!.. Sounds for your Autumn vibrations!!! Righteous Reggae... Heavy Hip-Hop brought to you by resident DJ B. Augustus + special guests!
Sun 20th September
Traditional Session
Downtairs in the kitchen
Free - All welcome 6-9pm

The session has been going for many years here now and is still going strong. This weekly get together of folk and traditional musicians is a wonderful way to spend your early Sunday evenings
Mon 21st September
The Monday Night Pub Quiz
€4 per team of four - 9.30pm

6 rounds of 10 General Knowledge questions with your quizmaster Tony.
Sat 26th September
Angry Chair + Still Alive
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

With a string of gigs under the belt of each member, Angry Chair came together from a mutual love of the music of Alice in Chains, an unrivalled passion to perform, and a desire to deliver a sound worthy of the memory of the late Layne Staley. Negative Creeps pay homage to Nirvana, One of the most influential bands of the past 30 years.
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Sun 27th September
Traditional Session
Downtairs in the kitchen
Free - All welcome 6-9pm

The session has been going for many years here now and is still going strong. This weekly get together of folk and traditional musicians is a wonderful way to spend your early Sunday evenings
Mon 28th September
The Monday Night Pub Quiz
€4 per team of four - 9.30pm

6 rounds of 10 General Knowledge questions with your quizmaster Tony.
OCT 2015
Fri 2nd October
Live Forever (Oasis Tribute)
+ Paul Gallagher DJ Set

Doors 8pm - Tickets €16.50

Fri 2nd Oct marks the 20th Anniversary of the release of (What’s The Story) Morning Glory to mark this momentous occasion and to relive the hey days of the mid 90s Up Close & Personal Promotions have brought together LIVE FOREVER & PAUL GALLAGHER for a one off Irish Tour. The eldest of the Gallagher brothers to Noel & Liam, Paul has DJ’ed all over the world in recent years he has been Tour DJ & Aftershow DJ to Oasis, Beady Eye & Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. His set contains Indie Cult Classics, Soul, Blues & good old Rock n Roll.
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Sat 10th October
King Kong Company
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

King Kong Company are that all dancing, late night, party band that have been racking up the must-not-miss accolades over the last two summers. Think of a festival, and more than likely they’ve been there and all your mates told you just what you missed. Brilliant (Goldenplec), Festival Favourites (Nialler9), Brilliant (The Skinny) and Incredible (State.ie) are just some of the kind words used to describe the six piece’s late night lunacy.
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Sun 11th October
Kathryn Williams + Michele Stodart
(The Magic Numbers)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Two of the Uks best songwriters team up for an Irish tour with full band this October. A set each from Kathryn and Michele will be well worth checking out. Kathryn released a brand new album of songs inspired by Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar: ‘Hypoxia’ has received glowing reviews so far. Michele's Wide-Eyed Crossing is a beautifully composed solo album... Michele has self-produced a charming album of ten songs with the help of engineer Phil Brown (Laura Marling and Joni Mitchell).”
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Thu 15th October
Bell X1 (Acoustic)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €25

SOLD OUT
Two years on from their last appearance here we welcome back one of the best and most enduring bands Ireland has ever produced. Paul, Dom and Dave will be playing songs old and new from their extensive back catalogue.

Fri 16th October
Ardal O'Hanlon
Doors 8pm - Tickets €18

Although best known for his starring roles in FATHER TED and MY HERO, Ardal’s other TV credits include SKY comedy-drama AFTER HOURS,CUCUMBER, LONDON IRISH, SKINS, DR WHO and LIVE AT THE APOLLO, and was nominated for an Olivier Award for his role in the 2014 West End production of THE WEIR. ARDAL has even found the time to write a book, his best-selling novel TALK OF THE TOWN features in the book list ‘1001 books to read before you die’
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Thu 22nd October
The Suitcase Junket
Downstairs FREE 9pm

Matt Lorenz is a Vermont born musician, visual artist and tinkerer currently based in Massachusetts. Lorenz tours The Suitcase Junket nationally playing on festival stages and city street corners, in concert halls and dive bars, in living rooms and listening rooms. The sound isn't easy to pin into a genre, but The Suitcase Junket is often likened to Tom Waits, The Black Keys and Andrew Bird.
Sat 24th October
The Minutes
+ Special Guests Third Smoke
Doors 8pm - Tickets €13.50

Drill deep down and this is where The Minutes live: on a daily mission to transform the temporal into the divine, cherry stones into cherry bombs. Their weapons of choice: guitar, bass and drums. Their chosen medium: rock ‘n’ roll. Ah… Rock ‘n’ roll: approaching pensionable age, looking a bit rough round the edges, too many late nights with the booze and the fags and the birds.“Live Well, Change Often” – shake the mundane chains, drop your shoulder, send workaday the wrong way. Why settle for natural when you can be Supernatural?
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Sun 25th October
Pearl Jem
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Formed in 2005 “Pearl Jem” have gone form strength to strength and this highly acclaimed tribute show is now regarded as Europe’s No. 1 Tribute to the Seattle giants Pearl Jam. Truly a must see show for any Pearl Jam fan out there. Whether it’s the more melodic, chill out aspect of the 2 hour plus programme or the full on guitar driven songs Pearl Jem capture all the passion and emotion of the music as the lads have given great attention to detail when rehearsing their show.
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Sat 31st October
These Charming Men
Doors 8pm - Tickets €13.50

These Charming Men have been playing the music of The Smiths for over ten years now. With uncanny similarities and superb live performances the Dublin four piece have played sell-out gigs throughout Ireland and headlining The Smiths/Morrissey Convention in LA 6 years running. The band have headlined the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan, playing to their biggest crowd to date, some 35,000 people. These Charming Men are a must for all Smiths / Morrissey fans.
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NOV 2015
Sat 7th November
David Murray Magician
+ special guest Danial Chard The Card Shark
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

David Murray presents his new show Curious Circumstances with special guest Danial Chard the card shark. David's show makes for a memorable experience and an even stranger night!!! This is magic you have not seen before!!!
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Sun 8th November
Dermot Byrne with Steve Cooney and Trevor Hutchinson
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Dermot Byrne, one of Ireland’s finest traditional accordion players, will tour the country later this year to mark the twentieth anniversary of his solo album 'Dermot Byrne' released in 1995. The album was hailed at the time and still stands as one of the foremost albums of the genre. For many years a member of Altan Dermot performed, recorded and toured extensively with the group along with artists like Donal Lunny, Steve Cooney and Stephane Grapelli.
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Sat 14th November
Bob Wayne And Band
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

After six albums of all original music by Outlaw Country singer BOB WAYNE, he now gives us his take on some of the world's biggest hits. There are no boundaries on "Hits The Hits". BOB WAYNE covers songs all the way from Rihanna to Led Zeppelin and Adele to The Offspring, putting his Country roots spin on them while not leaving out the classic BOB WAYNE edge.
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Sat 21st November
Green Floyd (Pink Floyd Tribute)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €13.50

Hear Comfortably Numb, Money, Another Brick In The Wall, Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Wish You Were Here and many many more Waters and Gilmore classic Floyd songs from a hugely talented group of experienced musicians.Their debut show here in May last year was fantastic, with full lighting effects and a 2 hour show.
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JAN 2016
Sat 2nd January
Mack Fleetwood
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Ireland’s premier tribute to the Supergroup Fleetwood Mac, bring you on a magical musical journey from the Peter Green blues era to the multi-platinum selling Anglo/American band that still tour today. MACK FLEETWOOD deliver a spellbinding show. Their love of the material and musical prowess shines through in each song.They will bewitch you with authentic renditions all your favourite Fleetwood Mac hits.
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