PHIL LYNOTT - rock icon, Black-Irishman, singer, songwriter, icon, inspiration, and the personification of Thin Lizzy, died 31 years ago this year, and Galway will mark his passing and celebrate his music, this week.
Thin Lizy tribute band, Remembering Lizzy, play Monroe's Live on Friday January 6 at 10pm, where the band will play such Lynott classics as ‘Dancing in the Moonlight’, ‘Whiskey in the Jar’, ‘Sarah’, ‘Jailbreak’, ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’, and the mighty 'Emerald', among others.
Remembering Lizzy formed in 1991, and have previously been joined onstage by Phil’s mother Philomena Lynott for a rendition of ‘Dancing in the Moonlight’. Founder member and drummer, the late Frank Mulveen, was formerly in a band called Skull, and they supported Thin Lizzy in the early 1970s and performed live with them on-stage in the Hangar Ballroom, Salthill, in 1973.
Admission is €10/8. See www.monroes.ie