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The Spirit Store = Music, Comedy, Gigs, Venue, Bar, Drink...
George's Quay, Dundalk, Co. Louth +353-42-9352697
JULY 2014
Thu 31st July
Patrick Martin And Terry Conlon jnr
Downstairs - FREE - 9pm

This thursday night sees two renowned musicians Patrick Martin and Terry Conlon jnr performing downstairs with their popular mix of songs and tunes, with Patrick on flutes, uilleann and electric pipes, and Terrys original and creative vocals and guitar.
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AUGUST 2014
  Fri 1st August
DJ's Tyson Dillinger (The Trampz) and Goza
6pm - Outside

The irreverent pairing of these mischevious pups has been a hit since they started here this summer. Playing a whole host of cool tunes throughout the decades dating all the way back to the beginning of rock through to modern records.
Fri 1st August
Losing To Elizabeth, Duct Tape And Prayers, 1440
Doors 8pm - €5 Admission

A night of Mod/Grunge/Punk and Rock And Roll from three emerging bands from the Louth/Armagh area.
Sat 2nd August
Crow Black Chicken
Doors 8pm - Tickets €8

This Summer’s Hottest Album from Ireland’s best new rock act Crow Black Chicken is a Blues Rock Journey of no nonsense storytelling and foot stomping powerful tunes… Follow up to CBC's critically acclaimed 2012 debut "Electric Soup". The band's sophomore album "Rumble Shake" builds upon the foundations of their debut release. Featuring 10 greasy no bullshit blues rock songs forged in Ireland's deep south. The album flows and pounds with honest tales and sinful music, featuring guest performances from friends including Texas music legend Ray Wylie Hubbard.
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Sat 2nd August
The Stonecold Hobo
Downstairs - FREE - 8-10pm

Blues Rock on the dock as Martin Cummins solo show takes place outside to warm you up for the Crow Black Chicken show in the venue. A master of the blues and slide guitar, Martin's show will be accompanied by a BBQ...
Sun 3rd August
Backroom Bashment
Downstairs - FREE 8-10pm Outside

BACKROOM BASHMENT in'a D area! Sounds for your Summer vibrations!!! Righteous Reggae... Heavy Hip-Hop brought to you by resident DJ B. Augustus + special guests!
Sun 3rd August
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
Sat 9th August
Lock Up Big Day Out
4pm Till Late - FREE

Three stages, 24 bands and DJ's, BBQ and much more. The Lock Up is a bona fide rehearsal space in Dundalk, but the Lock Up as a name has been combining and encouraging Dundalk's musically talented for years, and will do for years to come. An all day, bill-packed, FREE event from the guys who brought you the Lock Up stage at previous Vantastival's, and the last two weekenders at the Spirit Store.
Sun 10th August
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
Wed 13th August
Juicebox Comedy Open Mic
Downstairs - FREE - 9pm

The Juicebox Comedy Open Mic is a free show featuring emerging comedians from Ireland's comedy underground. On the 2nd Wednesday of every month, starting at 9PM, The Spirit Store welcomes you to become part of the scene. To book a slot email katstandsup@gmail.com
Fri 15th August
Race The Flux play QOTSA's Album “Songs For The Deaf”
+ guest Abandcalledboy
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

After the success of their debut performance of "Songs for the Deaf" in The Cellar Galway back in April this year, The Galway 4 piece will perform "Songs For The Deaf" by Queens of the Stone Age in full across the country this August. Not only will the band be performing the cult classic album, they will be testing out new original tracks, some of which will be getting there first live airing outside of the rehearsal room. The Band are preparing to enter the studio to begin work on a follow up release to the band's Debut LP "Dutch Buffalo" released June last year to rave reviews....
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Sat 16th August
Andiamo Scooter Club
Downstairs FREE

Moved to the third Saturday of the month as a once off this time. . All welcome! Ska, Motown, and Northern Soul
Sat 16th August
Private Event
Upstairs
Sun 17th August
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
Fri 22nd August
Angry Chair (Alice In Chains Tribute)
+ guest Words That Burn
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Formed originally in 2007, Alice In Chains tribute band Angry Chair, combines members of some of the tightest bands on the Dublin music scene. With a string of gigs under the belt of each member, the band 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.
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Sat 23rd August
Danny And The Champions Of The World
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Danny has been touring and making critically acclaimed records for 20 years now, the first Grand Drive release was on Loose back in 1997. 'Stay True' was recorded this year over five days at North London's Reservoir Studios with Champs bass player Chris Clarke (ex Rockingbirds) and Danny at the helm. Danny describes the scene: "catching sleep on the control room sofa, recording deep into the night, friends and musicians dropping by, inspired by the great soul, country and rock n roll of Stax, Muscle Shoals, The Band, Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham, Dion DiMucci, Van Morrison…Ronnie Lane meets Ronnie Spector!"
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Sun 24th August
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
Thu 28th August
Red Checks (French Traditional Band)
Downstairs FREE

Red Checks is an original blend of finely matured French traditional music, mixed with hints of Irish, baroque and jazz for your pleasure. This 3-year-old sextet offers you dynamical dance music, not only for your feet but also for your ears, in a freshly composed repertoire of traditional dances.
Sun 31st August
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
SEPTEMBER 2014
Sat 27th September
Rebel Rebel (David Bowie Tribute)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

The iconic rock God David Bowie is back with a bang, his face gracing almost every magazine and newspaper lately. Enter Irish Bowie tribute band Rebel Rebel; 6 experienced musicians who dont regard themselves as a covers band but as “Bowie fans playing music we love to Bowie fans”. Rebel Rebel play a costumed show of Bowie’s greatest hits and key album tracks from 'Space Oddity' to 'Where Are We Now' - no mean feat when you consider the range of musical styles and techniques that the legendary chameleon has deployed over 6 decades of enthralling music.
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Sun 28th September
Sinnerboy
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

The good news for all Rory Gallagher fans is that SINNERBOY, the top international tribute band, are paying a very welcome return visit to Ireland. Hailing from Manchester, this powerful three piece outfit has a great reputation for faithfully recapturing the legendary excitement and energy of Rory’s live performance.
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OCTOBER 2014
Fri 3rd October
The Riptide Movement
Doors 8pm - Tickets €17.50

Touring their Number 1 Album “Getting Through” , It has been a rollercoaster couple of years for these four guys with a deal with Universal,rave reviews,fantastic album sales and even supporting The Rolling Stones and playing Glastonbury. The hot gig of the summer here for sure!!
Tickets on sale at 6pm Tue 29th July
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Thu 9th October
Simeon Kirkegaard & The Existentialists
+ Guests
€5 Admission

Norwegian rocker Simeon Kirkegaard is bringing his band, The Existentialists to the Spirit Store for a special night on Thursday, October 9th as part of their Irish tour. The music has been described as a crossing between 60’s and 90’s pop rock with references to bands such as The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Verve and many more.
Fri 10th October
Girl Band
+ special guests Spies
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

They formed in late 2011 with influences ranging from bands and acts such as Bad Brains, Swell Maps, James Chance and the Contortions, Neu, The Birthday Party, Ben Frost and a lot of minimal techno. Girl Band structure their songs with sparse, shouty vocals, over intense noise textures and soundscapes which develop around repetitive groves. The band have released an EP and 2 singles with Any Other City Records. Their live show is known for being loud, intense and energetic.
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Sat 11th October
Love Minus Zero
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Since playing their first gigs to packed houses in 2012, LMZ have gone from strength to strength, playing top venues around the country, including The Grand Social, The Forum Waterford, Whelan's, the Mercantile and many others. Their interpretations of the best known and well-loved Dylan compositions are guaranteed to capture any audience and energise the house for a storming good night of rocking Dylan favourites.
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Sat 18th October
Paddy Casey
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Paddy Casey has been the forefront of the the Irish music scene since his debut album Amen (So Be It) in 1999, while his second release Living became the biggest seller in Ireland out-selling U2. After a five year hiatus, Paddy Casey returned with his fourth album The Secret Life Of . It was recorded, produced and mixed at home in Paddy’s kitchen by Paddy and Pat Donne. Pat worked on the first album Amen (So Be It), as well as on the demos for all the other albums.
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Wed 22nd October
Band Of Friends – A Celebration Of The Music Of Rory Gallagher
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Featuring Gerry McAvoy, Ted McKenna & Marcel Scherpenzeel. The band consists of musicians who played with Rory throughout his career. .Rory’s music reached a massive audience from Norway to Spain, from Japan to the USA, covering all parts of the globe and producing some of the greatest rock/blues albums of the 60’s 70’s and the 80’s.
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Sun 26th October
Pearl Jem (Pearl Jam Tribute)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12

Gaining the hard-earned respect of even the most hardcore fan of the real thing, this highly acclaimed tribute are now widely regarded as Europe's No.1. Truly a must-see show for all Pearl Jam fans out there. Whether it's the more melodic, chilled-out aspect of this 2 hour plus programme or the full-on guitar driven songs you desire, these lads have it covered with a set-list made up of songs taken from every album in the back catalogue from Ten right up to the most recent offering Lightning Bolt.
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NOVEMBER 2014
Sat 1st November
Damien Dempsey (Solo)
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.
On sale 6pm 21st July
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Sat 8th November
Danny Bryant
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Europe's leading Blues & Rock publication, Classic Rock Blues, recently called Danny a "National Blues Treasure", a title that he has worked tirelessly and passionately to earn. Riding high on the European blues scene for over a decade, yet still only 32, Danny has carved a name for himself the old-fashioned way having played over 2000 club and festival shows to his many fans around the world and is acknowledged by those in the business as one of the cream of the crop.
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Sun 9th November
Paper Aeroplanes
+ guests
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Last year they played over one hundred dates, selling out venues across the UK and Germany with their stunning concoction of dream-folk-pop. In May this year the band released Little Letters (on the Navigator label) an album of evocative, honest and personal songs, to a barrage of acclaim from critics and fans alike. Album of the month – Folk Radio “As soon as you’ve identified one highlight, another comes along. There are no duds here, and the album as a whole has a beautifully judged balance. Little Letters is a very fine record. It may come to be regarded as a classic.“
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Sat 22nd November
The Legend Of Luke Kelly
Doors 8pm - Tickets €17.50

They have amazed audiences following powerful sell-out performances with the regular attendance of the Kelly family.Their popularity has seen them touring in the Uk,Europe and Australia. Lead singer Chris Kavanagh bears a remarkable resemblance to Luke, while his singing captures the depth and passion of the great man. He is joined on stage by accomplished musicians who all consider it an honour to bring Luke's memory to the stage.
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DECEMBER 2014
Sun 7th December
Bob Log III
+ guests
Doors 8pm - Tickets €10

Witnessing Bob Log live is an unmissable and unforgettable experience. By rights he should be a punk blues stadium super star. He takes to the stage with his face masked in a crash helmet with a black visor and a telephone wired in it for a mic and wearing a blue jump suit. Bob then unleashes a torrent of hardcore Mississippi Delta blues, hip hop beats and punk rock. The crash helmet telephone distorts the vocals and his hands, arms, legs and feet become a blur of jump suit clad limbs as he plays slide, triggers drum machines and drums with his feet simultaneously.
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Fri 19th December
Declan O'Rourke
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

Declans star has ascended even more since he was last here . A superbly disarming performer and wonderful songwriter. “He writes the sort of classic songs that people don’t write anymore, songs that sound like they’ve been around forever ..Listen to Galileo, which is possibly the greatest song written in the last 30 years.”- Paul Weller, Mojo Magazine (Apr 2012).
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Tues 23rd December
Bobby McCarthy
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12

Following his sold out show last Christmas, Bobby returns to the Store for a night of song, laughs and festivities. Bobby, armed with his guitar and his ukulele pays homage to the musical greats from the last 50 years, putting his own twist on both classic tracks and obscure gems from artists as diametrically opposed as Bruce Springsteen and Britney Spears.
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Sat 27th December
The 4 Of Us (acoustic)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €18

Brendan & Declan Murphy will perform the highlights of their 20 year career, along with new material, on their upcoming Irish dates This show will be an chance to hear “Mary”, “Washington Down”, “Sunlight”, “She Hits Me”, and many more classics in an acoustic setting...
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Tues 30th December
These Charming Men
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

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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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.
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