September Spotlight on The Harbour Bar
Saying goodbye to summer isn’t all that bad and we’re here to help end on a high note. So to kick start September - we’ve got a stellar month of music coming your way at The Harbour Bar and the best part? It’s all FREE!
Thursday 1st - Sunday 4th September
Dublin born MILES GRAHAM brings his Indie/Soul sound to The Harbour Bar on Thursday 1st September. With a wealth of tunes, Graham has been playlisted on BBC Radio 2, Radio 6 Music and a host of stations throughout the UK - this is one raconteur you won’t want to miss.
Delivering effortless blues, it’s expat New Yorker BEN PREVO. With influences from blues, jazz, funk, right through to rock, Prevo brings a real touch of class to his performance. So you’d be wise to check him out on Friday 2nd September.
We’ve got Bray locals THE DEAD LEEVES in the house on Saturday 3rd September - with their blend of soul, blues and swampy rock, you’ll be gettin’ your groove on in no time!
We’ll be welcoming PARCHMAN FARM on Sunday 4th September - A five piece classic Chicago/Texas style blues band and with a large helping of their own original material.
For a slice of funk, soul and pop, check out HOLD UP on Thursday 8th September. Formed by five of Ireland's top session musicians, they play a range of pop music blended with their own contemporary vibe.
One of Ireland's finest musicians BRIAN MEAKIN and his band will be bringing you an evening of unique blues rock in the Live Lounge on Friday 9th September.
Saturday 10th September - With their main arsenal of banjo, whistles, flutes, bodhrán, mandolin, guitars, djembe, drums, bass and blended vocals - the BUNOSCIONN sound emits an overall warm rootsy feel with enough kick, that has a little something for everyone.
We’re delighted to be joined by SQUARE PEGS on Sunday 11th September. Colm Quearney, Graham Hopkins, Keith Duffy, Justin Carroll & Michael Buckley gather as often as possible when not touring with other artists, to pay homage to the sound of Chicago Blues, 50′s R&B, New Orleans Blues. At their gigs … a good-time is always had!
Thursday 15th September - Fusing traditional roots with contemporary folk and rock, DAVIE FUREY’s sound is characterised by storytelling, energy and guitar riffs that beat like a pulse.
MORRISSEY & MARSHALL will be joined by singer songwriter EOIN GLACKIN on Friday 16th September. Described as folk'n'roll, their sound centres around harmony vocals and fans of the band include Magic Numbers, Kodaline and Damien Dempsey.
SIM SIMMA will be bringing the Reggae party to the stage on Saturday 17th September. Playing a broad selection of Reggae, Afrobeat, Brazilian and Grime – creating such a buzz, Sim Simma have a special happy vibe that’s hard to find anywhere else.
With 4 and 5 part harmonies at the heart of HANDSOME HANDSOME, they’ve been described as a mix of ambient, folk, pop and rock. Coupled with sincere and heartbreaking vocal delivery, Handsome Handsome are a live act to watch out for on Sunday 18th September. “Handsome Handsome are definitely here to stay” - The Irish Sun.
THIRD SMOKE are an indie rock band taking musical influence from The Dandy Warhols, Arcade Fire, The Beatles and The White Stripes, the energetic Third Smoke cement their place as one of Ireland's emerging must see bands on Thursday 22nd September.
On Friday 23rd September get your weekend started with THE OUTCIDERS - A six piece ska/reggae band who play the standard classics as well as reggifying some contemporary artists!
For your fix of authentic blues, this gang are the real deal - THE HARDCHARGERS are a Belfast three piece who sure know their instruments, so you don’t want to miss their highly charged set on Saturday 24th September.
Some hidden gems to be found on Sunday 25th September with THE SONG ROOM PRESENTS. These very special Song Room nights unearth some of Ireland's finest unsigned acoustic artists.
A modern band with an old soul, FOX JAW perform at ours on Thursday 29th September. A band that usually err on the side of darkness, but always keeping it sweet and melodic with an honest collection of dark pop songs. “One of Ireland's most inventive and engaging rock bands” (Hotpress Magazine).
Friday 30th September we’ve got AFTER THE IBIS - An 8 piece roots reggae band with dub, jazz and soul influences. Hailing from Dublin, they’ve established a reputation that has seen them perform alongside the likes of Toots and the Maytals, Max Romeo, The Skatalites and Junior Marvin.
Posted by The Harbour Bar on August 29 2016