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JANUARY 2020
Sat 18th January
Absolute Eagles
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

SOLD OUT
Playing all the hits from 1972 right up to the modern day classics,Absolute Eagles are devoted Eagles fans and have worked to reproduce every nuance of the original records.From tight five part vocals to intricate guitar harmonies,Absolute Eagles will take you on a musical journey through the hits of one of the greatest bands of all time.
Sun 19th January
Neil Delamere "End Of Watch"
Doors 7:30pm - Tickets €25

SOLD OUT
Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC's the Blame Game, Fighting Talk and the Newsquiz Neil Delamere returns to the Spirit Store with a brand new show. Time waits for no man, especially one trying to buy a watch. Things always get complicated. "You'll be hard pressed to find a more gifted comic at the Fringe. *****" The Scotsman "One lean, mean, comedy, killing machine. *****." The Herald
Sun 19th January
Traditional Session
Downstairs
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 20th January
Monday Night Pub Quiz
Downstairs - 9pm sharp - €4 per team of 4

Carlsberg dont do quizzes, but if they did, they would have Bamber Goosecoigne as host. Every Monday night. Pints for prizes. You know it makes sense.
Wed 22nd January
Des Bishop “Mia Mamma”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €27

I think it’s tougher to lose your mum. My Dad was best supporting actor. My mother was the actress in a leading role. You are never ready when the star of the show dies. So this is a show about My mother. It’s a show about motherhood and sacrifice, anxiety and grief, the mistakes you make as a mother and a son and the hard road to forgiveness and finally it’s about loss, grief and the chaos that surrounds it.
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Thu 23rd January
Des Bishop “Mia Mamma”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €27

SOLD OUT
I think it’s tougher to lose your mum. My Dad was best supporting actor. My mother was the actress in a leading role. You are never ready when the star of the show dies. So this is a show about My mother. It’s a show about motherhood and sacrifice, anxiety and grief, the mistakes you make as a mother and a son and the hard road to forgiveness and finally it’s about loss, grief and the chaos that surrounds it.

Fri 24th January
Mack Fleetwood
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

SOLD OUT
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.

Sat 25th January
Mack Fleetwood
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

SOLD OUT
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.
Sun 26th January
Neil Delamere "End Of Watch"
Doors 7:30pm - Tickets €25
SOLD OUT

Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC's the Blame Game, Fighting Talk and the Newsquiz Neil Delamere returns to the Spirit Store with a brand new show. Time waits for no man, especially one trying to buy a watch. Things always get complicated. "You'll be hard pressed to find a more gifted comic at the Fringe. *****" The Scotsman "One lean, mean, comedy, killing machine. *****." The Herald
Sun 26th January
Traditional Session
Downstairs
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 27th January
Monday Night Pub Quiz
Downstairs - 9pm sharp - €4 per team of 4

Carlsberg dont do quizzes, but if they did, they would have Bamber Goosecoigne as host. Every Monday night. Pints for prizes. You know it makes sense.

Thu 30th January
Qween
Doors 8pm - Tickets €21.50

SOLD OUT
A deluxe Queen tribute for all you bohemians out there. Their 3 sold out shows here were stunning and we welcome them back again.Hear all the very best Queen hits and many more from Ireland's best tribute to one of the greatest bands of all time. Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/qweenband/

Thu 30th January
Tommy McGovern & Friends
Backroom@Spiritstore - 9pm

Tommy McGovern is a musician from Dundalk who is getting ready to release his first collection of songs, titled A New Castle.He comes wielding a piano and an acoustic guitar with a distinctly Irish vocal. He is influenced by individuals such as Jinx Lennon and Christy Moore.

Fri 31st January
Qween
Doors 8pm - Tickets €21.50

SOLD OUT
A deluxe Queen tribute for all you bohemians out there. Their 3 sold out shows here were stunning and we welcome them back again.Hear all the very best Queen hits and many more from Ireland's best tribute to one of the greatest bands of all time. Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/qweenband/

FEBRUARY 2020
Sat 1st February
Private Party
Upstairs
Sun 2nd February
Carvin Jones
Doors 7.30pm

World renowned blues guitarist Carvin Jones brings his Ultimate Guitar Experience to The Spirt Store! Voted one of top 50 Blues Guitarists of all time by Guitarist magazine. Eric Clapton quote "Carvin Jones is a young cat out of Phoenix who I think is the next up-and-coming blues player."
Tickets ONLY from Eventbrite
Sun 2nd February
Traditional Session
Downstairs
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 3rd February
Monday Night Pub Quiz
Downstairs - 9pm sharp - €4 per team of 4

Carlsberg dont do quizzes, but if they did, they would have Bamber Goosecoigne as host. Every Monday night. Pints for prizes. You know it makes sense.
Wed 5th February
“The Magic Of Painting” With Hannah Morgan
7-9pm Upstairs - Tickets €15

Grab your friends, a drink and unleash your inner artist. Guided step by step by a Painting Graduate you won’t believe what you can create, and how much fun you’ll have along the way! Don’t worry if you haven’t painted since primary school as this no experience required event will have every participant leave with a masterpiece."
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Fri 7th February
The Laughter Lounge On Tour
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

We’ve been in the Comedy business a long, long, LONG time and for 21 years, we’ve only delivered our premier brand of comedy to the good folks of Dublin town….. But, we want to make the whole of Ireland laugh, so guess what? We’re going on tour! Yep, we’ll be bringing Laughter Lounge vibes to a venue near you! Come see the Laughter Lounge’s most requested acts - Eric Lalor, John Colleary and Gar Murran for one craic’in night out!
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Sat 8th February
El Clash Combo London Calling 40th Anniversary Tour
Doors8pm - Tickets €12.50

London Calling is regarded as the band’s artistic pinnacle. Rolling Stone named it the best album of the '80s and ranked it at #8 on their list of The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time. The show will include the album in its entirety as well as other Clash hits, including Rock the Casbah, I Fought the Law and Should I Stay or Should I Go?
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Sun 9th February
The Fiddle Case
+ Guest Sean Matthews
Doors 8pm - Tickets €13.50

The Fiddle Case have gigged and toured all over Ireland and Europe, including festival gigs as diverse as Na Fir Bolg in Belgium to Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Ireland. Other notable gigs include The Doolin Folk Festival and support to Stocktons Wing. A recent collaboration with Luka Bloom was well received, and the two came together for a concert in The Spirit Store last May.
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Sun 9th February
Traditional Session
Downstairs
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 10th February
Monday Night Pub Quiz
Downstairs - 9pm sharp - €4 per team of 4

Carlsberg dont do quizzes, but if they did, they would have Bamber Goosecoigne as host. Every Monday night. Pints for prizes. You know it makes sense.
Tues 11th February
Kevin Montgomery
Doors 8pm
Tickets €12 adv / €15 at the door

Kevin will be joined by Gregor Philip from Deacon Blue on guitar and Kelli Jones on fiddle, Kelli will also open the show for Kevin. Kevin was last here in 2017 opening for and touring with Garry Tallent from the E-Street Band.
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Thu 13th February
Maria McCormack
Backroom@Spiritstore 9pm

Maria Mc Cormack singer songwriter from Donegal. Released album in Feb called " I choose to love". The album has been really successful on RTÉ radio 1 and BBC Ulster. Maria just supported Aslan in Letterkenny and has been asked to support them again in the Millennium Forum..Influenced by Suzanne Vega, James Taylor and Paul Simon.
Fri 14th February
Colin Murphy
Doors 8pm - Tickets €18

The star of the award winning BBC series The Blame Game is back on tour with a new stand-up show for 2020, Colinization. Since his last tour he has had a DNA test, become an artist, been to a funeral and built a shed, so the question is; who the hell do you think you are?
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Sat 15th February
Colin Murphy
Doors 8pm - Tickets €18

SOLD OUT
The star of the award winning BBC series The Blame Game is back on tour with a new stand-up show for 2020, Colinization. Since his last tour he has had a DNA test, become an artist, been to a funeral and built a shed, so the question is; who the hell do you think you are?
Sun 16th February
Daoirí Farrell
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50

Winner of two BBC Folk Awards 2017: The Horizon Award for best newcomer and Best Traditional Track ‘Daoirí is one of the most important traditional singers to emerge in the last decade’ Dónal Lunny‘. I’ve been listening to Daoirí’s emerging sounds since first hearing him at the Góilin Singers Club in Dublin when he was a young lad... always a treat to hear him sing.’ Christy Moore' It doesn't get much better than that. The real deal. What a voice .'Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 Folk Show.
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Sun 16th February
Traditional Session
Downstairs
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 17th February
Monday Night Pub Quiz
Downstairs - 9pm sharp - €4 per team of 4

Carlsberg dont do quizzes, but if they did, they would have Bamber Goosecoigne as host. Every Monday night. Pints for prizes. You know it makes sense.
Fri 21st February
Tommy Tiernan “A Work In Progress Tour”
Doors 8pm Show 8.30pm
Tickets €20 (+1.50 booking fee)

SOLD OUT
Tommy returns with his ‘notions for a new show’ tour. These are the idea’s in their rough and ready state. Expect lots of experimentation and mischief as he tries to cram six months’ worth of thinking into a 90-minute stand-up comedy routine. The host of his own highly critically praised improvised TV chat show on RTE 1 and star of the hit TV show Derry Girls brings his Work In Progress Tour to some of his favourite intimate venues across the country.
Sat 22nd February
Tommy Tiernan “A Work In Progress Tour”
Doors 8pm Show 8.30pm
Tickets €20 (+1.50 booking fee)

SOLD OUT
Tommy returns with his ‘notions for a new show’ tour. These are the idea’s in their rough and ready state. Expect lots of experimentation and mischief as he tries to cram six months’ worth of thinking into a 90-minute stand-up comedy routine. The host of his own highly critically praised improvised TV chat show on RTE 1 and star of the hit TV show Derry Girls brings his Work In Progress Tour to some of his favourite intimate venues across the country.
Sun 23rd February
Traditional Session
Downstairs
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 24th February
Monday Night Pub Quiz
Downstairs - 9pm sharp - €4 per team of 4

Carlsberg dont do quizzes, but if they did, they would have Bamber Goosecoigne as host. Every Monday night. Pints for prizes. You know it makes sense.

Thu 27th February
Brí + Guests
Backroom@Spiritstore 9pm

Brí is an Irish electro-folk artist based in Dublin. Upon the release of her debut single 'Low Supply', Brí received high praise from a multitude of reputable blogs and radio. From making her debut at the 'Ruby Sessions', selling out 'Whelan's', to playing festivals such as RiverFest alongside Hudson Taylor and Chasing Abbey, Brí is an up and coming artist to watch out for.
Fri 28th February
Mick Flannery
Doors 8pm - Tickets €22.50

SOLD OUT
An award-winning, double-platinum selling artist, Mick Flannery has not only released his self-titled sixth album (debuting at No. 1 in Ireland), but also oversaw the worldwide premiere of the stage musical, Evening Train (so named after his 2007 debut album). With his latest release, Mick touches on loose themes of ambition and the search for a meaningful life in the context of a musician’s sometimes feckless and dysfunctional lifestyle.
Sat 29th February
The Legend Of Luke Kelly
+ Special Guest Niamh Kelly
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

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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MARCH 2020
Sun 1st March
Jason Byrne “Wrecked But Ready”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €22

Jason Byrne has had a hard year. But he doesn’t want to talk about that. He’s wrecked but ready. Ready for a laugh. This show is a celebration. A celebration of triumph over adversity. A celebration of the fact that everybody’d got their own crap going on and they don’t need to listen to someone else moaning about their problems. So, leave your worries at the door and find out why ‘The Times’ described Jason as ‘The Outright King of Live Comedy’.
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Thu 5th March
Danny O'Brien : Reformer
Doors 8pm - Tickets €16

Whats happens when a touring stand-up comedian can no longer stand up? After a near career-ending knee injury O' Brien is too young for pilates and too unbalanced for yoga. This award-winning performer brings you his hilarious new hour of stand-up where self-destruction and self-discovery meet! ‘Reformer’ completely sold out its month-long run of shows at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Galway International Arts Festival as well as a European and US tour and now he’s back touring the show nationwide and beyond!
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Fri 6th March
Pilgrim Street
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Drawing from fellow luminaries such as Hank Williams, Woody Guthrie, The Pogues and Bruce Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions outfit, Pilgrim St are about to bring their infectious melodies, harmonies and songs to venues all around the country.
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Sat 7th March
Pat Coldrick
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Pat Coldrick is an Irish classical guitarist and composer who has been working for the last six years at home but has also performed recitals in Europe, the USA and Russia. Pat has been described as ‘pushing the boundaries of classical guitar’ with his musical interpretations and compositions and has made classical guitar exciting, interesting and more accessible to music lovers in general.
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Tues 10th March
PDF Pockethole & Nits
Backroom@Spiritstore 9pm


PDF Pockethole is an experimental hip-hop artist with a strong sense of humour. His hypnotic performances feature glitched out electronic music with an erratic vocal style - occasionally taking detours into an absurd stand-up comedy routine. The main philosophy is simply to have fun. Nits is a collective focused on performance art to the backdrop of electronic dance music.
Thu 12th March
A Different Thread
Backroom@Spiritstore - 9pm

English/American duo, A Different Thread deliver a bluesy blend of Beatlesque folk rock meets Gillian Welch dark country. Alicia Best (of Durham, NC) and Robert Jackson (of Lichfield, UK) were both traveling songwriters in their own right when they met busking in Ireland in 2016. Joining forces they have been on the road together ever since.
Fri 13th March
Chris Kent “Christy Doesn’t Live Here”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €14

Cork comedian Chris Kent is back with another show, with more kids, stories and a keep cup to compensate for his guilt about over population. Chris tries to come to terms with being called “well trained” for carrying out basic tasks. Chris also gets deep and talks about his favorite clothes horse or “garment donkey” if you’re a maniac…
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Sat 14th March
Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi Tribute)
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Hear all the classic Bon Jovi hits like Living On A Prayer, You Give Love A Bad Name, Its My Life, Blaze Of Glory and many more as the musicians take you through the bands incredible 33 year career.
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Sat 21st March
Tony Cantwell “Pure GRÁ” Irish Tour
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Fresh from sell-out shows at the Dublin and Edinburgh Fringe, cult-comedian Tony Cantwell is taking to the road for his first-ever Irish tour. Join the him for a new night of standup, sketches, and songs all based on his meme-soaked social media page. Over 5 million views online. "The funniest Irish sketch of all time. Simple as.” - JOE.ie "His unconventional take on comedy belongs on the Adult Swim network” - The Irish Times. "One of the city's most exciting emerging comics." -Totally Dublin
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APRIL 2020
Fri 3rd April
Gis A Laugh's Enya Martin “Would Ya Be Able?”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

Enya Martin , creator , writer and performer of the hilarious Facebook and Instagram comedy video page Giz A Laugh is returning to Dundalk Her facebook page has almost 300,000 followers . Video views have hit over the millions mark!! Enya ( named after the singer, thank God her Mam was nt a fan of the singer Meatloaf ) has successfully made the transition from online 2 minute comedy videos to the nerve racking live stage of stand up comedy.
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Fri 10th April
Farmer Michael And Kathleen
Doors 8pm - Tickets €22.50

The King & Queen of farming satire, after only 3 years on the comedy scene, Stevo & Sinéad have gathered a following of over 500,000 people worldwide, and over 100 million views on some of their single sketches. They've sold out shows all over Ireland and the UK, also collaborated with Official Rugby World Cup. As featured on: RTE, TV3's Six O Clock Show, CNN, FOX, SKY TV.
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Sat 11th April
The Ultimate Police - A Tribute To The Police
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

The Ultimate Police are the ultimate tribute to The Police, covering the trio's assured, reggae injected rock from their debut album Outlandos D'Amour right through to their final album Synchronicity...! Massive hit's like Message in a Bottle, Roxanne, Every Breath You Take, So Lonely, Every Little Thing She Does is Magic and Can't Stand Losing You, next to deeper cuts like Driven To Tears, Invisible Sun, Spirits in the Material World and Next to You are performed in an incendiary two hour show.
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Fri 17th April
The Prodigy Sons
Doors 8pm - Tickets €13.50

The Prodigy Sons are a 6 piece Prodigy tribute band. Originally set up way back in 1996 by 4 school friends after attended their very first concert, The Prodigy. Fast forward to 2018 and the band decided to reform They have vowed to keep the memory and spirit alive of Keith Flint by bringing the joy of the Prodigy sound and music to the warriors. We live for the beats and we keep the beats alive
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Sat 18th April
Alison Spittle “Mother Of God”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €15

Star of RTÉ‘s Nowhere Fast. As heard on The Guilty Feminist and BBC Radio 4's Grownup Land. It's 2001, The world's changed irreparably and somewhere in the middle of Ireland, a girl fights for the meaty role of Mary of Nazareth in the school nativity. This is a show about righting a wrong and looking like you want it enough. Light a candle for a ticket. "Whether character or citizen, Spittle comes across as a kind of genius.” **** Irish Times"
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Sun 19th April
Owen Colgan “On The Dry”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €20

Owen Colgan is best known for his role as Buzz McDonnell from Hardy Bucks. Owen is a life coach from the west of Ireland who has seen it all. After 25 years addicted to pints and smoking, it seems he has finally knocked it all on the head. Now in a very loving and highly sexual relationship with his partner/manager Maureen, Owen intends to bring a bright and fresh approach to his upcoming tour.
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Fri 24th April
"An Evening With Jack Lukeman"
Doors 8pm - Tickets €22.50

Jack new show celebrates his career to date with road tales, and tall short stories spun in an evening that explores the globe-trotting joys and magic of 25 years of music-making."An Evening with Jack Lukeman" features the most celebrated songs from his multi-platinum and number 1 selling albums like Magic Days, Metropolis Blue, 27 Club, Wax, Broken Songs, Burn on Universe to name but a few. Don't miss, this one in a million artist, doing what he does best in a perfect venue.
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MAY 2020
Sun 10th May
Ryan McMullan
Doors 8pm - Tickets €16

Ryan has already earned a formidable reputation in the European live music scene, gaining the favour of Foy Vance and Gary Lightbody and supporting Ed Sheeran on Ed’s arena tour. Hailing from Portaferry, Ryan is a fresh new talent on the singer/songwriter scene. With a voice reminiscent of Paolo Nutini and early Tom Waits.
Tickets on sale 10am Friday 17th January
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Fri 22nd May
Joanne McNally “The Prosecco Express”
Doors 8pm - Tickets €16

The world around her is getting married, having children and streaming off to buy slow cooker crock pots and buggies. Joanne owns nothing and has birthed nothing and despite some ABSOLUTELY MASSIVE (incredibly minor) comedic achievements, her mother is still trying to convince her to go back and study nursing. Due to her thirties age box, Joanne spends her weekends celebrating other people’s milestones at their garden parties drinking prosecco out of jam jars.
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Thu 28th May
Lioness-The Amy Winehouse Experience
Doors 8pm - Tickets €22.50

She’s back to black ...The astounding and most talked about Amy Winehouse Lioness show returns to The Spirit Store. Amy Winehouse made a huge impact in her career which was tragically too short . Her voice and her unique interpretation of songs made her simply an icon in the world of music .Amy’s albums “Frank”, the Grammy award winning “Back To Black” and “Lioness” are rated as amongst the best albums ever. To honour such a music icon as Amy Winehouse takes a very special talent
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