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Album review: Frankie Cosmos

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THE MELODY and manner in which Frankie (aka Greta Kline) sings the opening line of opening track 'Caramelize', her stretching the words, making them rise and fall, as though on some blissful roller-coaster, should send a frisson of excitement through any true indie-fan.

Staying healthy at Christmas

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"It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas." Yes it may only be November but shops have their decorations on display, the council is putting up Christmas lights, and the temperature is starting to plummet. And when December 25 arrives everyone indulges, from presents, lazing about on the sofa, to food and drink.

Pat Shortt’s I Am The Band begins Irish and UK tour

Fresh from his recent success starring alongside Daniel Radcliffe as Jonnypateenmike in Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan, Pat wowed audiences in London’s West End and was critically acclaimed.

Pat Shortt is coming back to Castlebar

The one and only Pat Shortt brings his hilarious new show I Am the Band to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Saturday, March 23 at 8pm.

Pat Shortt returns to the Mullingar Arts Centre

I Am The Band, Pat Shortt’s new one-man comedy show, charts the life of everyone’s favourite lounge muso, Dixie Walsh.

Dixie Rides Again

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It has been six years since comedian Pat Shortt first introduced us to the character of showband singer Dixie Walsh with the song ‘Jumbo Breakfast Roll’. The song took the Irish charts by storm, staying at Number One for six weeks and went on to be the best-selling Irish single of 2006. It also instantly established Dixie Walsh as one of Shortt’s best-loved creations from his wide array of comic characters.

An appreciation — the late Dixie Brennan

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Bad news travels fast, and when the sad news came last Monday that another ‘Butt’s’ gentleman had passed on, my thoughts immediately flashed back to the Water Barracks, Larry Dowling's (now the Black Cat), Rings – Cards – Darts – and mighty craic – Yes the late great Dixie (Seamus) Brennan was a major part of that era and how we all enjoyed those wonderful times.

So this is Christmas.

And a Happy Christmas to you too!

 

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