Monday, January 25, 2010

SongWriter Sessions @ The Locke Bar

You may have heard by now that the Locke bar are offering singer songwriters a stage to showcase their talent. This fantastic idea is named the songwriter sessions and it has already had a session last Thursday night. The next one is set for the 28th of this month and will feature Damien Drea former front man of Vesta Varro. So if you have a few tunes and a guitar why not pop down and join in.
Check out their Blog & myspace here :
Some of their performances can be found here :
Here's more from the blurb :
SongWriter Sessions @ The Locke Bar Thursday 28th Jan 2010 9.00pm The SongWriter Sessions@The Locke Bar, continues upstairs at The Locke Bar, George's Quay, Limerick 9.00pm January 28th with special guest Drea. Drea is the name of the exciting new solo project from Damien Drea former frontman of Limerick's Vesta Varro. Having been immersed in music all his life, Drea has decided to expand his previous band's guitar-based influences to incorporate other types of popular music into his sound. Drea will be keeping touring too a minimum as he begins work on his debut record in march 2010 set for release 2011. As usual 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. 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 Macleod. As the venue develops into 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 a regular feature of the live music scene in Limerick and takes 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.

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