Festival Season kicks off with Live On Air 2017
LIVE ON AIR 2017
A massive congrats to all the acts that are about to rock the Live on Air festival in Sligo, including a lot of the store’s friends, Lisa Canny, Nile St. James, Hermitage Green, Toucan, Strung, Laura Duff, Nice Tiger, Siomha, Rusangano Family, Dora Gola, Hoodman Blind and Moxie.
And a special mention to Steamboat’s Mike Hogan and Martin Atkinson Borrull who both will miss work on Saturday because they were playing at the festival :D Well done lads.
June Gig Picks
Thomond Sessions - Sean’s Walk & Mide Houlihan
June 9th - Chez le Fab - 8pm
The monthly gig we sponsor is back for the June edition, featuring Sean’s Walk and Mide Houlihan it will be a great night in their new venue Chez le Fab. We had a lot of fun hosting the Thomond Session in our own store for International Record Store Day.
dREA Acoustic Show
June 10th - Dolan’s - 9pm
dREA returns to Dolans for an intimate full band acoustic show will be showcasing some new material .
Special Guests Robert John (Formerly Senakah) and Louise O Flanagan.
dRea’s latest album is available in store in Steamboat Records.
June 16th - Dolans - 8pm
One of my favourites, Declan O’Rourke returns to Limerick to play the intimate setting of upstairs in Dolans. Many will remember the enchanting evening last Christmas when Declan performed outside our former store on Thomas Street. You can listen back to those videos on our youtube channel www.youtube.com/SteamboatMusic
Phil Rudd Band (Formerly of AC/DC)
June 29th - Dolans - 8pm
Not really sure what to say about this, one of rock’s greatest ever drummers is playing in Limerick.
Tickets are only 22 euros.
He created the drum tracks for Highway to Hell and Back in Black, just saying. You’d be mad to miss this.
- Mark Carey