Get ready for a night of deep roots, blazing dub and steppers. Celebrating 20 years of conscious sound system vibes, Benji Revelation is excited to be playing Connolly’s of Leap and seeing many familiar smiling faces on the dancefloor! 🙂 Happy to announce Benji Revelation will be joined by Spetz WBC and Fyahred.
Gulpd/Plugd ring out the summer with a party out west. Walk the beat… New Jackson [ All City Records // live] Cáit [ dip/ dj] Harry / Morgan / Gym [Outout // dj] Woven Skull [ Penske Recordings // live] Marlene Ribeiro [Negra Branca / Gnod // live] East Bay to The Maghreb [Woven Skull// dj] Ciarán Meade [Comida/Glut// eats!] plugd pop up shop Connolly’s of Leap sat 26 aug // 5pm – 1am Tickets €14 / €22 (incl bus to/from Leap) available at the door / from the bus presale tickets at dice.fm contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
Connolly’s of Leap continue their ‘Sunday Afternoon Jazz Sessions’ with…. Filology The second part on the event will be an open session and we invite any players to bring an instrument and take to the stage. Sunday 27th August 2-4.30pm Donations on the door.
Rootsman Productions Presents Bellyman meets Flipside Selekta Roots – Rockers – Reggae – Dancehall Connolly’s of Leap Sat 2nd September 2017 Positive vibrations from 8 PM Gate pressure € 5 <<< Bellyman Bio Reggae DJ Rankin Bellyman hails from Islington London, England and grew up immersed in the sound system culture of the capital during the late 70s and early 80s. He began collecting Jamaican records from an early age and has amassed one of the finest libraries of original Reggae vinyl on the planet, along with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the genre. Bellyman played his first professional gig at the tender age of 15 with local sound system, People’s Music, before going on to hold residencies at notorious venues, Dingwalls in Camden Town and Soho’s Wag Club. In 1989, he set up his own club nite, Homelands, in the heart of London’s West End. Summer ‘91, Bellyman relocated to Cork, Ireland where he began residencies at the infamous venue Sir Henry’s, The Donkey’s Ears and his own club nite, Deliverance. He joined now legendary Cork pirate station, Radio Friendly at its inception, broadcasting his weekly cult Reggae show ‘The Jamdown’ every Sunday afternoon for over seven years. Bellyman was commissioned by national Irish station RTE Radio 1 to write, compile and co-present the groundbreaking radio show ‘Rebel Music, Reggae Story’. The five-episode series was a complete history of Jamaican music, which was first broadcast in October 2008 and received huge critical acclaim. Between 2002 and 2007, Bellyman opened Roots Records in Kinsale, a specialist Reggae vendor. He has worked exclusively for Pressure Sounds record label in the UK, helping to compile classic re-issue Reggae compilations. He now runs his own online record store, Dub Defender, selling rare and collectable vinyl. Bellyman continues to ‘play out’ at various venues and…
A tribute night to one of the great great songwriters…. John Prine. This is an open event where are all are welcome. We have some fantastic musicians lined up for the night and it will be hosted by Caoilian Sherlock which we are very excited about. All welcome. Pass the hat night.
FRANKENSTEIN BOLTS at Connolly’s Friday 8th Sept Doors 8.30pm Tickets €10 Frankenstein Bolts are a Dream-Pop/Folktronica duo from Wexford, Ireland. Members, Justin Cullen and Dan Comerford take influence from a broad array of genres including the indie bands of the early 90s and 80s synth-pop acts. www.frankensteinbolts.com “Will there be a better, smoother radio-friendly album released by an Irish band this year?” – Tony Clayton-Lea, The Irish Times “Frankenstein Bolts have that magical ability to take you away to their world and immerse you deep into emotional pleasure with their sound” – Musician.ie “tapping our toe to this bite-sized piece of musical loveliness” – Joe.ie (on ‘Anatomic Major’) “an enchanting listen” – The Last Mixed Tape
The Saxy Lady Boys are back to bring the whole funk and nothing but the funk! Expect sequins for days on the floor. This is gonna be wild! Tickets on sale this Friday! Check them out.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClipqICBR_A
We are delighted to announce that an Eclectic Taste Of West Cork II will be returning as part of A Taste Of West Cork food festival. This all day event last year, was one of the most talked about gigs of the whole festival. We will be starting out again with a whiskey tasting in William O’Briens Corner Bar in Skibbereen, then travel by bus to Levis in Ballydehob for a charcuterie, cheese and gin and tonic reception washed down with talented musicians and spoken word. Then its back on the bus to head to the famous Connollys of Leap for buffet dinner, comedy, spoken word and dancing. Buses will return to Skibbereen and Ballydehob at the end of the night. Mick Flannery, Brendan O’Hara, Brilliant Shane, Finbar Magee, David Jackson, Richie Mooney Julie Goo and more acts to be announced This sold out last year in no time, tickets capped at 70 places. Tickets €70. This includes bus back to Skibbereen and Ballydehob. Contact Cormac on 0876719764 Email email@example.com