773018
Failte Ireland Approved
Free high speed WiFi for all of our customers.
   
The Spirit Store = Music, Comedy, Gigs, Venue, Bar, Drink...
George's Quay, Dundalk, Co. Louth +353-42-9352697
APRIL 2015
Thu 16th April
Peter Doran
+ guests
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Peter Doran takes his new album “Outlines” on the road from April -June with a series of intimate shows across Ireland. Peter Doran is four albums into his musical journey and 2015 promises to be the songwriter’s busiest year to date. Peter will be joined by Nicky Brennan on electric guitar and Darren Sweeney on Upright Bass.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Thu 16th April
Garr Cleary
Downstairs - FREE - 9pm

Garr Cleary is literally starting to make waves in the Irish music circuit. Since 2012 Garr has released his Debut EP - ‘Goodbye to Yeahman', played all major Irish festivals Including Electric Picnic and Castlepalooza and even some major shows in New York. He is becoming a strong favourite in the Irish music industry. This singer-songwriter cannot be boxed into one particular genre. His music is raw to the soul;real, yet, modestly honest.
Fri 17th April
Rob Heron And The Teapad Orchestra
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, they play their own brand of Western swing, blues, Gypsy jazz and country, or “North Eastern Swing” as they've memorably coined it. Drawing on an eclectic range of styles and influenced by early 20th century American music, with the addition of “razor-sharp” solos, irresistible arrangements and an expanding repertoire of original material; their music harks back to a golden age whilst staying perfectly modern.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Fri 17th April
Stereo Mike
Downstairs - FREE - 9pm

So the wait is over, it's here, and Friday night's may never be the same again. It's back. Yes that 4 hours of musical confectionary that only Stereo Mike can provide, M.A.D. night is back!! Mike's Alternative Disco, the best of rock, punk, grunge and Indie, with a little bit of 70's synth pop thrown in for good measure. The new era of Stereo Mike's M.A.D. night will take place this FRIDAY 17th April in The Spirit Store!!!!
Sat 18th April
GnR (Guns N Roses Tribute)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

GnR are recognised as the largest, most accurate and most loved Guns 'n' Roses tribute band in the country. Widely regarded by fans, music critics and venue owners alike as one of the top Irish touring bands, GnR have played on the country's premier live music circuit for several years now and are back together for a select number of shows.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sun 19th April
Na Leanai
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Eimear, Fra, Ry, and Sorcha grew up performing songs and tunes they learnt as children from their musical parents The Sands Family,and from renowned musicians they've met in their own kitchens or back stage at some of the world's most prestigious theatres and concert halls. They have mastered the art of blending old and new, so you might see a djembe used with flute, whistles, fiddle and guitar as well as the more traditional bodhran.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sun 19th April
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
Monday 20th April
The Monday Night Pub Quiz!
"Intelligent" Kev hosts 6 rounds of 10 general knowledge questions with delicious pints for the winners!! €4 per team of four, every Monday at 9.30ish
Tues 21st April
Seanie Vaughan Album Launch
+ Guests Keith Plunkett + Benny Volance
€6 admission

2015 is set to be a big year for Seanie and his 5 piece band with the release of his new album, “Redemption”, due for release on 18th April. ‘Redemption’ shows a real development in Seanie Vaughan’s music and you get a sense that here is an artist and a band ready to break boundaries. ‘Redemption’ is a gutsy album with a deliberate rawness that makes for great listening and a great live show.
Wed 22nd April
Dick Valentine
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Dick Valentine of hit-machine Electric Six rides into town on a Satanic horse to break it down for you. He will be playing stripped down acoustic versions of songs from the Electric Six catalogue as well as songs from his three solo albums. The acoustic experience is low-pressure, high-stakes, medium-rare. He's an American music legend and he's seeking political asylum in your Irish mind. Let Dick Valentine have access to your shit.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Thu 23rd April
Juicebox Comedy Open Mic
Upstairs FREE 8pm
With special guest Patrick McDonnell.
The Juicebox Comedy Open Mic is a free show featuring emerging comedians from Ireland's comedy underground. Starting at 9PM, The Spirit Store welcomes you to become part of the scene. To book a slot email juiceboxcomedy@gmail.com
Fri 24th April
Neil Delamere “The Fresh Prince Of Delamere”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

Described by The Scotsman as “a master”, Delamere is renowned for his on-stage banter and quick-witted, well-observed yarns and previous tours and international appearances – including the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival – have been a sell-out. Expect The Fresh Prince of Delamere to deliver the same powerhouse performance from the star of RTÉ’s The Panel, 2nd Republic, BBC’s The Blame Game, Fighting Talk and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sat 25th April
Neil Delamere “The Fresh Prince Of Delamere”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

SOLD OUT
Second date added by popular demand. 24/4.

Described by The Scotsman as “a master”, Delamere is renowned for his on-stage banter and quick-witted, well-observed yarns and previous tours and international appearances – including the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival – have been a sell-out. Expect The Fresh Prince of Delamere to deliver the same powerhouse performance from the star of RTÉ’s The Panel, 2nd Republic, BBC’s The Blame Game, Fighting Talk and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.
Sat 25th April
Hang The DJ
Downstairs FREE 9pm

Burn down the disco, Hang the blessed DJ Because the music that they constantly play IT SAYS NOTHING TO ME ABOUT MY LIFE The PANIC is over….. so why not join us on the last Saturday of each month to hear the very best in Indie – Alternative and Retro tunes – Last Saturday of every Month.
Sun 26th April
Amazing Apples
Doors 8pm - Tickets €8

Amazing Apples are set to release ‘Lullaby’ as the first single from their debut album having tasted success with their single ‘Slipping By’ in 2014, which peaked at number 1 in the iTunes charts. They have just been added to Sea Sessions 2015 although the five piece multi instrumentalist Indie/Folk band from Galway have already proven themselves worthy contenders having supported Damien Dempsey, Ryan Sheridan, Mundy, Walking on Cars and Little Green Cars.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sun 26th April
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
Monday 27th April
The Monday Night Pub Quiz!
"Intelligent" Kev hosts 6 rounds of 10 general knowledge questions with delicious pints for the winners!! €4 per team of four, every Monday at 9.30ish
Wed 29th April
Cúchulainn Players Presents
John Joe's Wake
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Following on last year’s acclaimed success with The Wedding, the Cúchulainn Players this year turn their focus on an Irish Wake, at which things are not as they should be. An incompetent Undertaker’s son, a scheming neighbour, two cynical Balladeers, wailing Keeners, a smarmy politician and town gossips all serve to provide a mixture of nostalgia, laughter, music and cynicism.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Wed 29th April
Brett Newski (solo)
Downstairs - FREE - 9pm

Brett Newski moved to Vietnam after becoming jobless, band-less, and girl-less in 2011. There, he wrote nearly 100 power-folk songs in the steaming city of Saigon for his latest release American Folk Armageddon. He has been featured in NoDepression, Rolling Stone S Africa, Guitar World, and Blurt Magazine. His style has been compared to Violent Femmes, Frank Turner, Jake Bugg, and Billy Bragg.
Thu 30th April
Cúchulainn Players Presents
John Joe's Wake
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Following on last year’s acclaimed success with The Wedding, the Cúchulainn Players this year turn their focus on an Irish Wake, at which things are not as they should be. An incompetent Undertaker’s son, a scheming neighbour, two cynical Balladeers, wailing Keeners, a smarmy politician and town gossips all serve to provide a mixture of nostalgia, laughter, music and cynicism.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
MAY 2015
Fri 1st May
Cúchulainn Players Presents
John Joe's Wake
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Following on last year’s acclaimed success with The Wedding, the Cúchulainn Players this year turn their focus on an Irish Wake, at which things are not as they should be. An incompetent Undertaker’s son, a scheming neighbour, two cynical Balladeers, wailing Keeners, a smarmy politician and town gossips all serve to provide a mixture of nostalgia, laughter, music and cynicism.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sat 2nd May
Cúchulainn Players Presents
John Joe's Wake
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Following on last year’s acclaimed success with The Wedding, the Cúchulainn Players this year turn their focus on an Irish Wake, at which things are not as they should be. An incompetent Undertaker’s son, a scheming neighbour, two cynical Balladeers, wailing Keeners, a smarmy politician and town gossips all serve to provide a mixture of nostalgia, laughter, music and cynicism.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Fri 8th May
The Very Round Robin Tour with Declan O'Rourke, Roesy, The Young Folk
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

The concept behind The Very Round Robin Tour as simple as it is endearing. We bring together three wonderful acts on stage together, ‘in the round’ style and piece together an old style music show sharing music and stories, harmonies and talents, each artist playing their own songs and each others and giving the audience the unique opportunity to see an itimate display of talents and experiences between musical peers on stage.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sat 9th May
HamsandwicH
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

In the recent past you can tick the boxes here: selling out Dublin’s Olympia Theatre in April, playing with Arcade Fire & The Pixies in Marley Park, packing out the Electric Arena tent at the Electric Picnic, supporting Bon Jovi at Slane Castle, a direct special request to support Mumford & Sons at Phoenix Park, an invitation to the President of Ireland’s Garden Party on the lawn of his rather stately gaff.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Thu 14th May
Ben Jordan
Downstairs - FREE - 9pm

Ben Jordan can best be classified as a 21st century bard, or a modern troubadour. For years Ben has traveled, listening, learning & playing. His voyage has taken him to several musical hot beds (including New York City, Nashville, New Orleans, San Francisco, Boulder, CO, London, Dublin & Prague) where he had the privilege of befriending some rising stars, and established vets, including Derek Trucks, Soulive, Adam MacDougall (The Black Crowes & Chris Robinson Brotherhood).
Fri 15th May
Tucan
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

This second album comes six years after their first studio album (Aliquot Strings 2009) and it is their first since the band expanded to include brass and strings. Produced by Torsten Kinsella (God Is An Astronaut), these new compositions are subtle and melodic though cinematic in their scope and arrangement, and represent a musical evolution for the band.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sat 16th May
Ben Reel
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Ben will release his 7th studio album in May titled `7th’ which promises to be a real rock`n’record. Like the previous album `Darkness & the Light’ the new album 7th was recorded & produced by Ben in his home studio in Co.Armagh, Ireland. In the past he has had numerous high profile TV & Radio appearances and airplay under his belt including Bob Harris and has supported names like Jools Holland, Alabama 3, and The Cranberries.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sun 17th May
Jason Byrne “Theres A Grand Stretch In The Evenings”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €22

Summer is coming to Ireland. Celebrate slightly less rain and slightly smaller gas bills with an evening in the company of 'The outright King of live comedy' The Times. What more could you want, and evening with a grand stretch in it and an evening with Jason Byrne. The Star of 'Live At The Apollo' BBC and 'Jason Byrne's Snaptastic Show' TV3 performs a handful of intimate shows to get everyone in the mood for the holliers. ‘A Comedy God’ – The Mirror
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Thu 21st May
Daniel Romano Duo
+ guests
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Daniel Romano is making country music. He is currently working on his 3rd album, which will be released on Normaltown Records later this year. The new project follows two critically acclaimed records Sleep Beneath The Willow and Workin’ For The Music Man. Daniel has a platinum record for his production work with City and Colour and a Juno Nomination for graphic design. For the past seven years he has performed in the critically acclaimed rock band, Attack in Black.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>

Fri 22nd May
Le Galaxie
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12

Fresh from signing with Universal Music, Le Galaxie will release their much anticipated follow up album “Le Club” on 24th April 2015. From the stomping, technicolour opener “Put the Chain On” to synth-driven title track “Le Club” and back to colossal hit-makers “Humanise” and “Carmen”, the album is bursting with 14 shimmering electronica tracks heavy with rhythmic sequences, vocal samples and all round good sounds.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sat 23rd May
Mick Flannery (Solo)
+ Special Guest Niall Connolly
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

Following the huge success of his number 1 album “By The Rule”, Mick embarks on a short series of solo shows that encompass tracks from his now extensive catalogue of songs. Mick has just sold out The Olympia again and will be touring Germany in March where his profile is steadily rising.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sat 30th May
Jack L
Doors 8pm - Tickets €22.50

One of the most engaging and charismatic performers ever to come out of Ireland, Jack Lukeman returns to us with a new show that will aim to reach the peaks of previous endeavours like "The 27 Club" and his Jacqes Brel influenced "Chez Jack L".
Tickets on sale Wednesday 15/4 at 9am
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
JUN 2015
Fri 5th June
PJ Gallagher and Joanne McNally “Seperated At Birth”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €18

Separated at Birth is the love child / unplanned theatrical pregnancy of PJ Gallagher and rising comic star Joanne McNally (Singlehood / Concussed). Borne out of a gluttonous penchant for multiple parents, Separated at Birth is a hilarious and (every now and then) moving look at how the opposing pair navigate the highs and low of growing up adopted in Ireland.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sat 20th June
Damien Dempsey
Doors 8pm - Tickets €18

Walk around Damien Dempsey’s patch of Dublin’s northside and the places and people are like ancient dolmens round his lyrics. For Dempsey, people and place are King. His voice is Dublin yet wholly distinctive, he is part of a rich bloodline of Irish singers from Luke Kelly to Ronnie Drew, Christy Moore to Andy Irvine. Their kin outside Ireland are Springsteen and Guthrie, Dylan and Marley.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sun 21st June
Paul Miles
Downstairs - FREE - 9pm

This multi-talented singer songwriter and musician has decided to go back to the basis of American Popular music "The Blues" and use this as venue to share his love of music and spread his message of Peace to the masses. He had influences of James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and Richie Havens but decided to go back a little further to artists like Lightning Hopkins, B.B. King, Mississippi John Hurt, Furry Lewis for some inspiration. His contemporary influences have been Taj Mahal and Keb Mo'.
AUG 2015
Sat 1st August
Pretty Things Peepshow
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

The Pretty Things Peepshow is a sexy mix of variety entertainment called BROADVILLE. The show has been on the road since 2009 having done over 700 shows in nightclubs, concert halls, Festivals, Car Shows, Tattoo Conventions, private parties and more. With a rotating cast of charaters this show constantly evolving and expoling new talent and acts.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Sat 8th August
Tim Eriksen
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Tim Eriksen is acclaimed for transforming American tradition with his startling interpretations of old ballads, love songs, shape-note gospel and dance tunes from New England and Southern Appalachia. He combines hair-raising vocals with inventive accompaniment on banjo, fiddle, guitar and bajo sexto - a twelve string Mexican acoustic bass - creating a distinctive hardcore Americana sound.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
Fri 21st August
Morgan O'Kane Trio
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Morgan O'Kane plays banjo like no other. Originally hailing from Virginia; O'Kane currently resides in Brooklyn when he is not on tour, where he sometimes plays in the subway and on the street. The music is "to bluegrass and old timey what punk was to rock in the late seventies" (Ian Spafford/ www.stirrings.org.uk) Deeply steeped in old traditions, O'Kane treats the banjo differently than you've heard it before and brings a punk sensibility to his music.
BUY TICKETS ONLINE >>
   
.
.
Click Here to buy tickets online for any of our ticketed events. You will receive your tickets instantly by email.
Tickets can also be purchased at the bar in The Spirit Store (042-9352697 for Credit Card booking from 4pm to 10pm), and McAteers Food House, 15 Clanbrassil St, Dundalk.
All events are over 18 (ID required) unless otherwise indicated.
.

Subscribe to the mailing list for all the latest info

 email
Spirit Store Guardian The Worlds Best Small Music Venues