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THE FIRST time most people heard Damien Dempsey was in 1997, when the late Gerry Ryan played the songwriter's debut single 'Dublin Town' almost continuously on 2FM. It was catchy, but there was nothing to indicate this was the opening salvo from a man poised to become one of Ireland's most gifted songwriters.
TWENTY-NINE YEARS ago this week Ireland lost its most iconic rock musician and still greatest rock star, Phil Lynott. The Dublin singer-songwriter died on January 4 1986, but his extraordinary legacy continues and will be celebrated in Galway this week.
IT IS all systems go at the Mick Lally Theatre this week as Thereisbear! gear up for No Show, Peter Shine’s zestful showband-themed drama which starts previewing at the theatre from tomorrow and opens on Tuesday November 25.
Phil Lynott would have turned 65 this week, and in his honour the Thin Lizzy tribute act, Remembering Lizzy, will play a special show at Monroe’s Live tomorrow night.
SINGER-SONGWRITER Johnny Duhan has been plying his trade for almost 50 years now and his new album, Winter, released in CD + DVD format, eloquently attests to the fact that his muse burns as bright as ever, undimmed by the passing decades.
THE GALWAY ‘A Vibe for Phil Lynott’ takes place in Monroe’s Live tomorrow at 10pm, marking the 28th anniversary of the death of the legendary songwriter, singer, and Thin Lizzy leader.
Phil Lynott would have turned 64 this week, and in his honour, Thin Lizzy tribute act, Remembering Lizzy, will play a special show at Monroe’s Live tomorrow, August 23.
SONGWRITER, SINGER, poet, bass player, band leader, Black Irishman, icon - Phil Lynott is all of these things and Galway will pay tribute to the late master this week.
“IT WOULD be surprising if this band didn’t join the mainstays of the modern folk music world to become known as Ireland's best of the genre.”
WERE IT not for Eric Bell, Thin Lizzy may never have happened. It was the Belfastman’s idea to form the band and an imporpmtu meeting after a gig in Dublin convinced Phil Lynott that Bell’s idea was a good one.