There’s plenty of great live music planned for The Snug between now and New Year’s Eve starting with Hoppy Bar Stars taking to the stage from 6-8pm on St Stephen’s night. They are followed by Toxic Twins at 10pm.
On Saturday December 28 Buck Eye play at 10pm. Buck Eye are a lively vibrant band of Athlone-based musicians who play a wide variety of music, including rock, blues, bluegrass, folk, reggae, traditional, funk, and pop. The signature sound of the band comes from the banjo playing of John Shanagher and the vocal harmonies from all members of the band. The other members are Daniel Dempsey (bass, guitar, and vocals ), Mark Ryan (guitar, bass, and vocals ), and Paul Shanagher (drums and harmonica ).
Jig Jam are on stage at 9.30pm on Monday December 29 - with exhilarating melodies on the five string banjo, combined with the driving rhythm of guitar and double bass, they produce a fantastic blend of modern, Irish, and folk music with a special bluegrass twist. This Tullamore band really aims to please and creates a brilliant lively atmosphere not to be missed. A great night is guaranteed.
Gearing up for New Year’s V3 play The Snug on Tuesday December 30. Then on New Year’s Eve Rofi James make their debut kicking off at 9.30pm.
Rofi James are a three piece pop/rock band from Galway City. Since their formation in the summer of 2012 they have been making a name for themselves in the west of Ireland. Their self titled debut E.P was recorded in Grouse Lodge Recording Studios,Rosemount and was released in April 2014. The band are currently working on their second EP which is set for release in spring 2015.
But the fun doesn’t end there - Buck Eye are back in on Thursday January 1!