Kilmainham Arts Club - The PATRIOTS INN

Date: 6th Jun 2011

June 6th KILMAINHAM ARTS CLUB is assembled and hosted by Andrew Dooley this month. As usual our once monthly celebration of the arts is open to all, free and full of talent. (clink on the links for more info) We welcome back Bray-based US poet Erin Fornoff who will perform some more of her recent poetry. Our resident Arts Club Photographer Peter Mirolo will show some of his wonderful landscape photography. Also, there'll be a chance to win one of his prints on the night! The Blind Elephant Illustrative Collective, a Dublin based blog composed of young Illustrators and artists will give a presentation of their digital drawings and graphic art. We also have visual work from Artsquads Enda Duffy, an 'Americana' poetry performance from local painter Paddy Dunne as well as dramatic re-enactment by Bernie Canning! On the music front, London-based singer-songwriter Ronan Conlon will play from his recent recording Woodcutters Trees, folk songs with an alternative twist. Peter (from Stillhouse) will play some of his original songs mandolin, guitar. And finally, musician Allison Sleator (who also runs the monthly Folk Club at Ranelagh Arts Centre) will perform some of her beautiful songs with piano and guitar. We kick off as usual at 8.30pm sharp, so see you there! THE ARTS BASH on June 17th in The Patriots Inn, Kilmainham 9pm. It is a mini-festival of music which features the talents of several local artists..Ireland's most famous (and only) Mariachi band - Ha'penny Mariachi play Mexican-style classics, JM of Rev JM's Panic Worship, Neal and Nahum of Locoswing play violin and guitar swing, Sean O'Neill (of the brilliant 50 cent sessions) with his original blues, The Hungry Souls (with Alan Morton and Conor Clancy) play original material raw and fresh. There is no cover charge, a whip about for the Kilmainham Arts Festival will take place, this is a night not to be missed! Other events over June in The Patriots Inn, with Arts Club friends include (click to listen): Friday June 3rd THE MOSQUITOES rockabilly, rhythm and blues band with Foxy Murphy Thursday June 9th JESSE & FRIENDS classic and original rock/pop guitar vocals Friday June 10th NC LAWLOR & CHRISTIAN VOLKMANN (of Sick & Indigent Song Club) country, roots, slide guitar, harp & vocals Wednesday June 16th INN JOKES hosted by Colm O'Regan, Patrick McDonnell (Eoin McLove in Father Ted, Naked Camera, Savage Eye), Aidan Bishop and Sonya Kelly 8.30pm Thursday June 16th NIGEL MOONEY Jazz/blues guitarist and vocalist Friday June 17th THE ARTS BASH Friday June 24th LEO O'KELLY (of Tir Na N'Og) presents from his new album 'Will' with Garvan Gallagher To be taken off this email list just reply with a blank e mail. To submit for Arts Club, volunteer for the Festival or just generally give feedback send us a mail! What Friends are up to: Milk and Cookies July 30th