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August at the Harbour

With that two day Irish heatwave now a distant memory, we’re not quite ready to give up the summer just yet... so check out the musical acts that we have in store throughout the month of August.

PLUS - we’ll shortly be unveiling a brand new festival hitting Bray in August Harbour to Hotspot / Roots Revival Festival

So keep your peepers peeled for the full line-up coming very soon!



What better way to spend a relaxing bank holiday than checking out the wonderful Tiny Quartet on Monday 1st August - with their unique instrumental jazz pop covers, this is simply the perfect way to spend your lazy Monday evening and get you geared up for the FOUR day week ahead!

On Thursday 4th August for the first time to the Harbour stage, we welcome The New 52. Following on from their critically acclaimed albums ‘The Finish Line’ & ‘Whispers & Silent Screams’, Darragh Cullen is delighted to showcase this new solo project The New 52. Darragh has shared stages with Ham Sandwich, Little Green Cars & We Cut Corners, and garnered praise from music press like Hotpress and Goldenplec.


We’re kicking off the weekend on Friday 5th August with some awesome ska provided by the brilliant Reggulators - playing a mix of covers and originals. So get your dancing shoes on and your ska moves at the ready! .Saturday 6th August we’ve got the brilliant five piece Cult Called Man. This promises to be some party as they’re renowned for their live shows. Having gained a cult following on the festival circuit, we are pretty eager to get our groove on with these guys.



Now it’s time to unwind on Sunday 7th August with the very talented duo comprising of Lee Meehan & Hugh Buckley - with superb sounds of Soul and Jazz to bring an end to the weekend. With a mix of Irish and Country Blues on Thursday 11th August it’s Rye River Band. This 5 piece performing and recording band play original Americana compositions and classic standards.


On Friday 12th August get your fix of acoustic, rock, blues, soul and roots from the wonderful Ben Reel. Ben is a singer-songwriter from Armagh with a mighty band behind him, the sound is sometimes reminiscent of Dylan and The Band.


It’s all about The Bionic Rats on Saturday 13th August - they mix the rhythms of Ska, 2tone, Reggae & Rocksteady into their own special brew of Jamaican beats and Irish soul. These guys have already shared stages with the likes of Madness and Bad Manners and have amassed a huge following along the way, so get up front early!


On Sunday 14th August with atmospheric blends of alternative folk and roots, it’s the beautiful sounds from MoonLooksOn. Next up to take the stage, it’s singer-songwriter Colm Lynch’s new musical collective Watson Ace - as they bring their blend of soulful, stylish melodic rock on Thursday 18th August.


We’re all fired up to have The Viking Project back on our stage. With four vocalists swapping lead singing duties and raw folk harmonies, this crew will bring a big boisterous bluesy sound on Friday 19th August. Turning up the funk on Saturday 20th August we can’t wait to see Created By Comets live. The 7 piece band combine elements of rock, funk and soul - so get ready to get your groove on!


The hugely popular East Coast Jazz Band play their infectious Dixieland Jazz on Sunday 21st August. These guys have been described as the “lively band with cool sounds from the sunny side”.


August Listings at The Harbour Bar

Monday 1st August | The Tiny Quartet

Thursday 4th August | The New 52

Friday 5th August | Reggulators

Saturday 6th August | Brain Donation

Sunday 7th August | Lee Meehan & Hugh Buckley

Thursday 11th August | Rye River Band

Friday 12th August |  Ben Reel

Saturday 13th August | The Bionic Rats

Sunday 14th August | MoonLooksOn

Thursday 18th August | Watson Ace    

Friday 19th August    The Viking Project

Saturday 20th | Created By Comets

Sunday 21st August | East Coast Jazz Band    


All our events are FREE! unless noted. Doors at 8pm. Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute goings on!

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Posted by The Harbour Bar on July 27 2016