Ye Vagabonds (Sold Out)

Thu 19th Jan, 9:00 pm

€15

As they prepare to record their debut album, few bands can claim accomplishments as broad or boast the level of interest from their musical peers as Ye Vagabonds before they had so much as a recorded track. Brothers Diarmuid and Brían spent their early years making music around their hometown of Carlow before moving to Dublin city and quickly becoming a staple and much talked about duo on the live scene in Ireland. Before long the brothers caught the eye of.....more info

James McMurtry

Thu 26th Jan, 9:00 pm

€20

McMurtry says. “Time to tour, I say. Back before Napster and Spotify, we toured to promote record sales. Now we make records to promote tour dates.” Clearly, the sea change has only inspired the singular songwriter. Witness Complicated Game. McMurtry’s first album in six years has garnered universal acclaim. “At a stage where most veteran musicians fall into a groove or rut, McMurtry continues to surprise,” Texas Music magazine recently noted. “[Complicated Game] is.....more info

C.L.P. present Wallis Bird & Band.Upstairs at The Oliver Plunkett

Fri 27th Jan, 8:30 pm

€24

Coughlans Live Promotions present WALLIS BIRD 'Home Tour'. Upstairs at The Oliver Plunkett. Ticket €24 (including booking fee) When Wallis Bird hit a roadblock during the writing of her new album, ‘Home’, she did the only thing she could think of. “I figured a 12 hour free concert would fix all the issues I had”, she chuckles. Bird stepped onto the stage of Berlin’s Auster club at 1.30pm one cold January afternoon and stayed there until the early hours of the morning. Af.....more info

August Wells 'Madness Is The Mercy' Band Shows

Thu 2nd Mar, 9:00 pm

€12

August Wells celebrate the release of their album 'Madness Is The Mercy' with 2 nights of band shows at Coughlans. August Wells is a musical project created by Ken Griffin and John Rauchenberger in New York. Griffin is the former creative mind behind the groups, Rollerskate Skinny, Kid Silver and Favourite Sons. John Rauchenberger, a New York pianist who has played with among others, The Favourite Sons, .....more info

August Wells 'Madness Is The Mercy' Band Shows

Fri 3rd Mar, 9:00 pm

€12

August Wells celebrate the release of their album 'Madness Is The Mercy' with 2 nights of band shows at Coughlans. August Wells is a musical project created by Ken Griffin and John Rauchenberger in New York. Griffin is the former creative mind behind the groups, Rollerskate Skinny, Kid Silver and Favourite Sons. John Rauchenberger, a New York pianist who has played with among others, The Favourite Sons, Maggie Estep and Daniel Carter. The music of August Wells has been described .....more info

Cry Monster Cry

Sun 5th Mar, 9:00 pm

€10

Irish brothers Richie and Jamie Martin have always had an interest in music. They attribute this to early exposure to the eclectic tastes of their parents. Summer holidays and long car journeys through the Irish wilds of their Mother’s home in Donegal were always accompanied by mixed tapes. Those nostalgic, youthful years are swathed in their memories in the sounds of Bob Dylan, The Everly Brothers, Van Morrison, Ray Charles and Simon and Garfunkel. It wasn’t long before the brothers were each p.....more info

Tiz McNamara

Fri 31st Mar, 9:30 pm

€10

Tiz McNamara's music has been streamed over 1.8 Million times on Spotify alone as well a featuring in a number of major UK TV Shows. His music has been championed by BBC Radio 2, RTE and NME Magazine. Tiz has supported James Bay and Oh Pep! during the respective UK and Irish tours as well as playing his own sold out shows in London,Liverpool, Dublin, Cork and Limerick. ..more info

Marlene Enright 'Placemats and Second Cuts' Album Launch

Thu 13th Apr, 9:00 pm

€12

Marlene Enright & Band Irish Tour for her forthcoming album 'Placements and Second Cuts' After a busy end to 2016, including an appearance at The Other Voices Festival, Marlene Enright is set to release her forthcoming debut solo album, Placemats and Second Cuts, on March 24th. The Cork based singer-songwriter, whose sound is that of roots music juxtaposed with contemporary indie pop, has announced an Irish tour in support of the album. ..more info

Chris Smither

Fri 2nd Jun, 9:30 pm

€20

A profound songwriter, Chris Smither draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets, and philosophers. Reviewers continue to praise his dazzling guitar work, gravelly voice and songwriting. “Smither is an American original – a product of the musical melting pot and one of the absolute best singer-songwriters in the world.”—Associated Press. Born in Miami, during World War II, Chris Smither grew up in New Orleans where he first started playing music as a child. The son of a T.....more info