Lisa O' Neill

Sat 3rd Dec, 9:30 pm

€18

On her way to heaven, Lisa O’Neill hit “a pothole in the sky.” And so it begins, a perfect way to start this tale, this journey, this album. Because all great things and all great art usually stem from a bump in the road, or a pothole in the sky. This is Lisa O’Neill third album, following a witty and charming debut (This Is An Album), and an altogether more serious follow-up (Same Cloth or Not) that marked her a serious artist, a contender, a voice, a forked tongue. And now Potholes in the .....more info

Malojian 'This Is Nowhere' Album Launch Show

Sun 4th Dec, 9:00 pm

€12

Malojian fans need to start creating room. For too long they’ve had this very special three-piece (singer-songwriter Stevie Scullion, drummer Mike Mormecha & bassist Joe McGurgan) all to themselves: enjoying a cosy eighteen month cycle that involves being introduced to a collection of songs that initially charm, then slowly disarm, before ultimately revealing themselves to be friends for life. Which is great for established fans (like Gary Lightbody, Lauren Laverne and Cerys Matthews), but n.....more info

Pierce Turner

Thu 8th Dec, 9:00 pm

€20

Pierce Turner returns to one of his favourite Towns, and a special intimate venue. He comes armed with a new album "Love Can't Always Be Articulate" which you have heard numerous times on RTE It would be wise to get hold of your ticket now. *Award winning Irish Musician Pierce Turner *Also lives in Manhattan * His last album “Songs For a Verry Small Orchestra” features a duet with PhilipGlass whom he also pe.....more info

Jim Rooney with Arty McGlynn and Mick Daly

Sun 11th Dec, 9:00 pm

€10

Jim Rooney with Arty McGlynn and Mick Daly. JIM ROONEY is a folksinger. He is a leading member of the generation that came of age during the great folk music revival of the late 50s/early 60s for whom the moniker ‘folksinger’ encompassed not only performing but, like Alan Lomax, Mike Seeger, Paul Clayton, Dave Van Ronk, and others, also included folklore ‘scholarship’ exploring related roots music. Rooney’s career branched into many areas of bringing this heritage into the .....more info

Marc O' Reilly & Jasper Høiby

Thu 15th Dec, 9:00 pm

€10

Irish singer-songwriter Marc O’Reilly released his new album 'Morality Mortality' on 28th Oct'16. Following the release of his critically acclaimed albums 'My Friend Marx’ and 'Human Herdings' Marc O’Reilly has established himself as one of the most exciting artists within the folk/blues genre gaining comparisons with artists such as John Martyn and Bon Iver. Marc has toured all over Europe including appearances a.....more info

Elly O' Keeffe

Tue 20th Dec, 9:00 pm

€10

"This voice has every reason to find an international audience as broad and enthusiastic as she has found at home" This quote from Nicki French Davis of the Irish Examiner perfectly describes the bright future that lies ahead for Irish singer/songwriter Elly O’Keeffe, whose unique and awe-inspiring vocal talent has captivated audiences both at home and abroad. Elly first made her mark on the Irish music scene at a very young age, singing in various venues around the.....more info

Jack O' Rourke (Sold Out)

Wed 21st Dec, 9:00 pm

€15

In the way that a story is only brought to life in the way in which it is told, the piano is an instrument truly appreciated by the way that it is played. To weave both a song and a story from the piano is something that, as music listeners, we long to hear fit side by side. The lone figure of Jack O’Rourke seated at a piano is one that Irish gig goers are becoming more accustomed to seeing. Whether performing startlingly honest ballads solo or driving Spe.....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 'Home Tour' at Amp

Fri 27th Jan, 8:30 pm

€24

Coughlans Live Promotions present WALLIS BIRD 'Home Tour'. at Amp, hanover Street. 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. Afterwards .....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