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02nd Jan 2017

5 Cool Events To Check Out At Dublin’s Bowie Festival This Week

Alana Laverty

The Bowie Festival takes over Dublin from January 5 until 10 and we are deliriousssss!

Six days of our favourite tunes, a brunch, a book launch and endless tributes to the infamous Bowie held in various venues around the city, a dream come true really. 

Music to our ears. Literally. 

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1. Enda Walsh – Sugar Club

Thursday, January 5

Guest of honour and one of the last people to work with Bowie, Enda Walsh will discuss his insights on working alongside the legend as co-writer of the successful Broadway show Lazarus

Not one to be missed. 

Full details here

2. Bowieoke – Workmans

Bowie karaoke? Count us in! 

Full details here

3. The Bowie Ball – Sugar Club

Saturday, January 7

The infamous band of Salty Dog pirates will recreate their lauded Electric Picnic tribute to the Thin White Duke as they bring their rum soaked instruments to the Sugar Club for a raucous night of no-holds-barred-wham-bam-thank-you-Mam-rock ‘n’ rolllllllll. 

Sounds like a dream come true. 

Full details here

4. Bowie Brunch with Ed Smith – The Woollen Mills

Sunday, January 8

Bowie + brunch. Our two favourite things. 

Today FM’s Ed Smith will be spinning the decks on the heated Woollen Mills terrace at the inaugral Bowie Brunch.

Full details here

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5. Gerry Leonard with Cello Ireland – Whelan’s

Monday, January 9

Long-time Bowie guitarist/musical director Gerry Leonard will play Whelan’s as part of the festival. There’ll be a Q&A on the night and Cello Ireland will join Gerry to play also. 

Full details here

Check out the full list of events here

See you there?

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