Mary Coughlan sings Billie Holiday

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This is the second added date due to popular demand! SOLD OUT!! A special Tribute Concert to Billie Holiday from Mary Coughlan, Ireland’s Premiere Jazz & Blues Singer Mary Coughlan – voice Johnny Taylor – piano Cormac O’Brien – bass Dominic Mullen – drums Doors 8.30 Music 9-11

Jimmy Smyth Band F/ Sophie Rischar

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Jimmy Smyth Guitars/Vocals Sophie Rishcar Guest Vocals Adam Taylor Bass Paul Finlay Keys Jason Duffy Kit Jimmy Smyth makes his debut at Arthur’s on October 13th. Jimmy has played with every Irish artist worth mentioning and has fronted his own bands: ‘The Cry’ in the US, and the Legendary ‘The Bogey Boys’ back in the day. The Grammy Nominated guitarist is no stranger to Rock, Jazz and Blues fans in Dublin, having been a regular in the late, lamented JJ Smyths until it’s sad demise. Jimmy has been busy producing new artists like Clare SANDS and Karrie O’Sullivan as well as working on his own new music for release in early 2020. His guest vocalist is the Irish Italian Blues/Rock sensation Sophie Rishcar, who is currently living in Vancouver, where she is working on her own latest album. Expect an evening of Tour De Force guitaring on Rock and Blues Classics from Jimmy. Doors 4.30 Music 5-7 Entry 10€

The Bal-Musette Trio

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Together again for “round 2” after their successful sold out show in the National Gallery Last year, which was a response to the Roderic O’Conor Exhibition. Tasked with weaving a story through the music that influenced Django Reinhardt and Edith Piaf amongst others, they will be doing this again and more .A night of musette and Swing and some other surprises with a possible guest or two!

Martin Tourish Originally from Co. Donegal, Martin Tourish is an accordionist, composer and producer, now based in Dublin. In 2014, Martin was awarded a PhD for his research into style in Irish traditional music. Shortly after, he became a member of the band Altan, with whom he performs internationally. The same year also saw the release of his critically acclaimed solo album Under A Red Sky Night. He has recorded film music for the Naxos label with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, played venues such as the Royal Albert Hall with The Chieftains, and the Grand Ole Opry with Altan and Ricky Skaggs. David Redmond Irish bassist David Redmond is best known for his collaborations with renowned Irish and International groups, and musicians including Van Morrison, Luka Bloom, the acclaimed American pianist Bill Carrothers, Larry Coryell, and the UK leading jazz vocalist, Ian Shaw. He attended The Newpark Music Centre, Dublin where he focused on double bass receiving the ‘Associate in Jazz Double Bass Performance. He is also a member of Yurodny (one of Ireland’s leading world music groups) and performs annually at national and international jazz festivals. Stephen Daly Stephen Daly’s musical interests vary from traditional to Balkan to jazz and swing. Entirely self-taught, he plays guitar, banjo and violin and has worked with Irish acts and artists such as Betty Swing Machine, Wally Page and Jerry Fish. He toured Ireland and the UK extensively as a member of the instrumental ensemble the North Strand Kontra Band, and has supported groups such as the Buena Vista Social Club, Mahala Rai Banda, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Kíla and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. A regular on the gypsy jazz scene and festival circuit, he currently fronts the Dublin Based outfit, the Tolka Hot Club. Doors 9 Music 9.30 Entry 10€

Parchman Farm Blues Band

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Five piece classic Chicago / Texas style blues band , with a large helping of original material Tommy Grime’s … Vocals Pete Mc Gowan … Guitar Pat Courtney… Bass Fran Dowling … Drums Sean Plunkett … Harp doors 9.30 music 10-12 entry 10e


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