Sunday, January 17, 2010

SongWriter Sessions@The Locke Bar - New Music in Limerick

This is a re post from the SongWriters Limerick Blog - [ Click here to visit the Blog ] I might pop along with my trusty Pentax and take a few snaps on the night and post them up. Its a great Idea and I hope it goes well for them as there is an amazing amount of musical talent in this City! And fair play to the Locke Bar for their support!

SongWriter Sessions @ The Locke Bar
Thursday 21st Jan 2010 9.00pm

The first SongWriter Sessions@The Locke Bar, will take place upstairs at The Locke Bar, George's Quay, Limerick 9.00pm January 21st. All aspiring songwriters are invited to attend and play there songs in front of a live audience. All types of music and singers are welcome, a limited amount of instruments will be available for use on the night.

The evening will features songwriters doing short sets of two or three songs. Also planned for future sessions are "Friends" nights where one writer invites friends to fill the night and "Special Guest" slots where an established songwriters will perform a set. There will also be an opportunity for getting a YouTube video of your performance made free of charge and uploaded to our site. Performances will also be recorded and broadcast as a Podcast at a later date. Host for the sessions are songwriters Brian Connolly, Chris Wood and Sean MacCleod and they hope to develop the venue as a hot spot for new talent in Limerick, plans are a foot to invite recording artists, producers, managers and publishers, anyone who may be looking for fresh new songs. SongWriter Sessions@The Locke Bar is to become a regular feature of the live music scene in Limerick and will take place every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursday of the month.

If you wish to play contact Brian Connolly at to book a spot or turn up on the night. Further details can be got at or from

All are welcome those who wish to perform or just listen. Free admission and free finger food.