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Dublab set for DeBarra’s gig in August

DUBLAB are a live A/V show based around seriously dubbed up live electronic grooves and will perform a rare gig on the 5th of August in DeBarras. The core members are –  David Bickley, a producer and video artist  who cut his teeth with the seminal dance fusionists Hyper[borea,] & Rob McKahey, drummer with post punk pioneers Stump who brings powerful pace and sweat to the rhythm section. In this

Nirvana tribute night at DeBarra’s

CORK-based alternative rockers Paradox and Screenreader, fronted by DeBarra’s regular Brian Casey are back at DeBarra’s in Clonakilty for a third year-in-a-row celebrating the music of Nirvana on the very day and date Kurt Cobain was found, Friday, April 8th. What started as a once off event in 2014 to mark the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain has now turned into a yearly event due to the success and popularity

News from the pSoken Wrod

THE pSoken Wrod was delighted to have Danielle McLaughlin as guest speaker in de Barra’s Folk Club, May 5th. Danielle is a prestigious writer who is featured regularly in journals, interviewed in The New Yorker, winner of, among others, Writing Spirit Award and The Well. She presented a mixture of her flash fiction and short-stories, beautifully written and narrated that wowed an enthralled audience. June, is going to be just

Smells like Nirvana with Paradox

Sat. April 11th – DeBarra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty After a successful set of shows marking the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain in 2014 Cork based Alternative Rockers Paradox are back with a full set of Nirvana classics and more. Paradox recently launched their 4th album to date titled ‘Chapters’ which has been gaining momentum since it’s release in January. Although the Paradox sound has varied their sound over the years

The Henry Girls in Clonakilty

FOLLOWING their busiest year to date that saw them play dates across Europe, tour with Clannad and share the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury with Suzanne Vega and Jake Bugg, Donegal trio The Henry Girls begin 2015 with a series of Irish shows including Clonakilty before returning to the US.

Psoken Wrod celebrates first anniversary

Clonakilty’s Psoken Wrod, founded by Nick Smith, is now a year old. The pSoken Wrod is an open mic night of poetry and short stories, held at De Barra’s on the first Tuesday of every month. The name was originally a misspelling, but took off and has now become a fixture, complete with logo of a ‘rod’ or talking stick, which harks back to the old seannachai days when whoever

Kilmeen Drama Group perform The Valiant at DeBarras

THE Kilmeen Drama group return to DeBarras in Clonakilty this October to perform the one act play The Valiant. The play is set in 1920s America and tells the story of a young man awaiting execution for murder. In his eyes it was justifiable, but not in the eyes of the law, so he must now pay the ultimate price. Yet the Warden really doesn’t know who he’s executing as

Elastic Sleep to play DeBarra’s in Clonakilty

Elastic Sleep are five musicians from Cork using their collective talents on a single musical vision. Singer Muireann, originally from West Cork is delighted to be returning home to De Barras in Clonakilty for what is sure to be a fantastic gig on May 16th. Through their dreamy shoe-gaze and blissful melancholic dream-pop, Elastic Sleep’s music could be torn straight from a frayed subconscious.

The pSoken Wrod returns to Clonakilty

Another evening of spoken words with The pSoken Wrod in De Barra’s Folk Club on Tuesday 6th May starting shortly after 9pm. If you are a writer of any genre or a singer/songwriter and would like to share your work with an appreciative audience or just want to relax with a pint then this is your gig. Make it happen!

Nirvarna remembered at two West Cork gigs

THIS coming April will mark the 20th Anniversary of Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain’s tragic death.   On April 8th, 1994, Cobain was found dead at his home in Seattle, the victim of what was officially ruled a suicide by a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head. He was 27 years old.

DeBarra’s features in new Bord Scannan Na hÉireann film ‘The Irish Pub’

THE Irish Pub film goes on release nationwide Thursday 4th of October, “an ode to the Irish pub” this film features DeBarra’s in Clonakilty as well as a few other public houses throughout the country. The Irish Pub is a eulogy to the greatest institution in Irish society, the pub or more specifically the traditional Irish publicans who run them. The characters in this exceptionally endearing film all run and

Tradiohead coming to Debarra’s

No surprises? Well, not quite. Tradiohead take the songs of Radiohead and re-imagine them using instruments more often associated with Irish traditional music – Occupy Oxford, if you will. The quartet play songs from classic albums like The Bends, OK Computer and Kid A, as well as more recent Radiohead records like Hail To The Thief and In Rainbows.  

Windings release new album I Am Not The Crow

“I’ve hated most things at least once, so maybe now’s the time for some fresh devilry” From the opening strains of an ancient Canadian harmonium on ‘Sun in my Bones’, the new windings’s record I Am Not The Crow reveals itself as an album full of scope, dynamic musicianship and imagination.   As the eight tracks play out, it also reveals itself as an album in the most meaningful sense

Dead School at Debarras

DEAD School set their stall out in 2011 with an opening salvo of singles, ‘Frailties’ and ‘3:17’ that caught the ear of Irish alternative radio. They made their first festival appearance at the Indiependence Music and Arts Festival, playing on a bill that included The Editors, Ash and Therapy?

Gig Review – MAKO at DeBarra’s

by Alex Millar Like a phoenix, MAKO have risen from the ashes of two of Ireland’s great rock bands. Their music has evolved from their constituent parts, while keeping the best bits of what they used to be. The result is electrifying, as anyone who caught them in De Barras’ Sitting Room last week will testify. Spearheaded by three-fifths of Cyclefly and backed by two-fifths of Rulers of the Planet,

Annette Buckley in Clon for Happy Go Lucky tour

WELL-known Cork singer Annette Buckley will play the Sitting Room Sessions, at Debarra’s of Clonakilty on Wednesday, March 14th next as part of a short national tour promoting her             new single ‘Happy Go Lucky’ released on February 29th. If Cork kept a secret, Annette Buckley might be that gem. However, by opening for artists such as Imelda May, Florence & the Machine, The Magic Numbers, Villagers, Lisa Hannigan and

Mick Flannery for DeBarra’s Arthur’s Day

DEBARRA’S in Clonakilty have confirmed that Mick Flannery will top the bill for their Arthur’s Day line up on Thursday, September 22nd. The popular Cork singer will take to the stage for a free gig and doors open at 5.30pm. Entry is strictly on a first come, first served basis and DeBarra’s promise a lots more music on the night.