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Coastal Notes: Dún Laoghaire’s Music Festival – New Acts Announced

11. 09. 2017

Coastal Notes: Dún Laoghaire’s Music Festival: New Acts Announced

22nd – 24th September, Venues Throughout the Town

Coastal Notes: Dún Laoghaire’s Music Festival is just under two weeks away. Taking place in venues throughout the town, the three day event plays host to all sorts of genres of music, including classical, rock and roll, folk, and ragtime.

Venues taking part include dlr LexIcon, The Purty Kitchen, The Lighthouse, The National Maritime Museum, Gilbert & Wright and The Methodist Church.

All events taking place on Friday 22nd September will be Free of Charge as we’ve teamed up with Culture Night 2017.

You can view the full line up for Coastal Notes below:

Download the Coastal Notes Timetable

For both free gigs & ticketed events, it is advised to register / book in advance, using the links beneath each event.

Friday 22nd September – Culture Night

The Purty Kitchen

The Hounds is a three piece playing blues, rock and funk. The material is self-penned and the vibe is loud, lively and left-field.

Register your place for free at The Hounds performing in The Purty Kitchen

Gilbert & Wright

The Band, Whole Lotta Voltage,  deliver the most complete and authentic reproduction of AC/DC’s sound and stage performance in Ireland. The band are firmly established as one of the worlds finest tributes to AC/DC,  having been endorsed by Angus Young himself ahead of AC/DC’s visit to Dublin in 2014. The bands live AC/DC show has gained notoriety all over the country with its attention to detail, whirlwind energy and stunning musical accuracy.

This is a Free Event. No tickets are required.

The Lighthouse

Coverstone are an acoustic 4 piece from Dublin.

This is a Free Event. No tickets are required.

Saturday 23rd September

dlr Lexicon

Fíona and Tim are multi-instrumentalists who hail from Shankill in County Dublin, whose musical partnership began almost two decades ago. They have played countless gigs, competitions and performances over the years together, both nationally and internationally, developing and meshing their own unique styles with one another’s. They have recently released their debut album ‘Scáthanna’, a wonderful album of traditional Irish music on fiddle and concertina, with tracks featuring the uilleann pipes and tin whistle.

Register your place for free at Fíona Nic Conmara & Tim Doyle at dlr Lexicon

National Maritime Museum

Pat Coldrick is an Irish Classical Guitarist and Composer, who has been working for the last six years in Ireland but has also performed Recitals in Europe, the USA and Russia.

Pat has been described as ‘pushing the boundaries of classical guitar’ with his musical interpretations and compositions and has made Classical Guitar exciting, interesting and more accessible to music lovers in general. Through his interpretation of music and by exploring and embracing new technologies he strives to enhance the dynamics of the classical guitar and bring his music to a wider audience both at home and abroad.

Book your place for Pat Coldrick at The National Maritime Museum

The Methodist Church

Voices of Erin comprises of two of Ireland’s foremost sopranos Catrina Scullion and Emer Barry. With a wide repertoire spanning opera, celtic and crossover music, there is something to suit every style of event.

Book your place at Voice of Erin performing in The Methodist Church.

The Purty Kitchen

David Kitt is an Irish musician/producer that crosses multiple genres. He has released six studio albums to date, from his quietly magnetic 2001 debut Small Moments, through the expansive ambient textures and looping pop mantras of The Big Romance, through Square One, covers album The Black & Red Notebook, Not Fade Away & his most recent release, The Nightsaver (2009). 

Book your place to see David Kitt performing in The Purty Kitchen.

Gilbert & Wright

Van Archer – Dublin Band 

Ste Greene (Vocals/Guitar), Kev Carrick (Lead Guitar/Backing Vox), Keif Mullis (Bass/Keys)

This is a Free Event. No tickets are required.

The Lighthouse

Arlandria are Ireland’s definitive, premier Foo Fighters Tribute Act, delivering an authentic reproduction of the Foo Fighters’ sound and stage performance.
Their live show is quickly gaining attention with its stunning energy and attention to detail. Each member is a passionate fan and a phenomenal musical talent, each perfectly emulating the musical presence of their ‘Foo Fighter’ alter ego. The shows are explosive and bring out the best in every crowd.

This is a Free Event. No tickets are required. Please Note: This gig is listed incorrectly on the flyers. Saturday 23rd is the Correct Date – DL Town want to apologies for the error.

Sunday 24th September

National Maritime Museum

The Cafe Vaudeville  Band Play a variety of Jazz, Blues, Boogie, Vaudeville and Ragtime from  1900 onwards they play numerous instruments and have a unique sound. As the Band only got together in March 2012 things have really taken off for them, they Have performed in Festivals , Cafe Theatres , Barbeques, private partys, Fetes, farmers markets as well as selected bar venues , Their gigs have been described as ‘like walking into a wonderful old jazz club in New Orleans’ They are really enjoying the journey of finding the best songs from 1900 to 1940 and putting their own twist on them, they also write and preform their own quirky original songs.

Book your place to see Jhil Quinn & her band Cafe Vaudeville in the National Maritime Museum

The Purty Kitchen 

A veteran of the Irish music scene, Colm Lynch, hailing from the Dun Laoghaire borough has been entertaining crowds and playing out of his skin for close to 20 years now. He has released a number of solo works to date which was well received by radio and is currently working with his full live band Watson Ace who released their debut album ‘Backbone’ in 2016. His finest work to date.

With one of the most powerful voices, Dun Laoghaire has to offer, young up and comer Aaron Rowe is destined for brighter things to come. The 20-year-old singer and songwriter who burst onto the scene sometime around 2016 with a number of sporadic performances at festivals and events around Ireland and the UK to great appraisal is currently in the shadows perfecting his style and constantly working on new material.

Book your place to see Colm Lynch & Aaron Rowe in The Purty Kitchen

For all the latest news on Coastal Notes, hit going on the Facebook Event Page to stay in the loop, and see you at the festival!

Download the Coastal Notes Timetable