Nighthawks is back with a very special one-off show at Smock Alley, as part of the Dublin Book Festival, on Saturday, November 16th. The fantastic line-up consists of music from Vyvienne Long, Fiach Moriarty and Della Mannion; stand-up comedy from New Zealand escapee Danny Dowling; poetry from Colm Keegan; and a performance by Seamus Brennan of the short play John Lennon’s Last Day. Tickets for this show have just gone on sale – and best of all… they only cost €10 each. Please buy early in order to avoid disappointment. These tickets are sure to go fast. https://smockalley.ticketsolve.com/shows/873504227/events
And, just to get you in the mood, here is some footage of Vyvienne and her band performing in RTE for the John Kelly Sessions – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrZ2DiTbwsM. Here is Fiach’s wonderful video for ‘Lullabye‘ – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD65CjW_P5A – and here is Danny Dowling explaining the Irish language – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TD6KLF9zovo.
|The Quarrymen will be appearing at the Dublin Beatles Festival
In other news, the Dublin Beatles Festival is now only a few weeks away. It will take place from November 7th to 10th and will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the only time that The Beatles ever played in the Republic of Ireland. Tickets are now on sale and full details can be found here – http://dublinbeatlesfestival.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/dublin-beatles-festival-selected-highlights.pdf. And please tune into RTE Radio 1’s Arena on Wednesday, October 23rd. There will be a one hour special on The Beatles live from Studio 8 – and guests will include the cast from Get Back – The Story of The Beatles, Colin Hanton from John Lennon’s Original Quarrymen, Irish tribute band Beatles for Sale, bestselling author Colm Keane, Dublin portrait artist Georgina Flood, and lots more.
And, finally, before we head off, please note that the hit play Three Men Talking About Things They Kinda Know About – written and performed by Colm Keegan, Kalle Ryan and Stephen James Smith – is back this month for a final whistle-stop tour that will hit London, Kildare, Waterford, Dublin and Wicklow. Do not miss this last chance to catch it! See here for full details:
Dublin is alive and kickin’. Go out and see it!
The Nighthawks People