Get Down Edits are Darren “Daz” Dalton & Martin Roche, If you count up the years that Daz and Martin have been playing individually and together then youve got nearly half a century of Dj experience. Added to that the success of their own partnership and label with the release of Get Down Edits Vols 1-4 and youve got a seriously solid pair of DJ`S and edit masters. Still living in their home city of Waterford in Southern Ireland, the duo have recently been playing host to some of their favourite Djs and producers at their new Monthly residency in The Terrace @ Shortts Bar Waterford. Dick Trisco and LTJ Experience have played with Get Down Edits in Irelands oldest city so far in 2013 with some very special guests lined up for the summer months including Charles Webster & The Revenge. Starting off from a House & Deep House background in mid 90s to early 00s, the boys shared the decks early on in their mixing career with many national and international acts like Kenny Dope (M.A.W), Dj Deep (Paris), Dj Harri (subclub), Yousef, Ben Watt, Fish Go Deep, Charles Webster, Frank Roger & Atjazz. A residency in Waterford club Shakedown in 2006 allowed them to explore their style and flair for mixing music; they kept their house music mixing style while playing 80s funk, soul, disco and classic electronic music. Their own Get Down residency started in 2008 and allowed the duo to further refine their signature sound to the deep and soulful disco sound it is today. Get Down nights also first introduced many International Producers and djs – Craig Smith, The Revenge, Greg Wilson and Chez Damien to Waterford ears and dance floors. Daz and Martin continue to stay very close to fresh new sounds and…
Connolly’s of Leap proudly presents … – CIÚNAS – A Quiet night. MOXIE / Ye Vagabonds / Dowry – Éna Brennan / Bear Bojack Thursday, August 2nd. Tickets – €20 *link announced soon* _______________________________ Come with us into the quiet, come with us as we’ll try something different, new & unique. We are inviting a live audience to be a part of something beautiful, something quiet and fragile that not only deserves your attention, it demands it. For one night only we shall turn Connolly’s into a film set and we need your help to do it. We are inviting you to something very special, we are inviting you to be quiet…….. Something beautiful happens when we are quiet, when we listen and give ourselves to the music that is happening in front of us. Four acts will spend the day together in Connollys of Leap eating and making music. They shall then gather that evening to perform the songs to you the audience, the inimitable filmmaker Myles o Reilly (aka Arbutus yarns) will be there to capture the magic and make a short film of the goings on. This night is the first of a series that we shall be moving forward with, celebrating all things Irish and all things quiet and beautiful.
Connolly’s of Leap proudly presents… Jerry Fish – Spring Tour 2018 Tickets – 20e – He’s one of Ireland’s most enigmatic and entertaining performers to the point where Ireland’s biggest music and arts festival, the Electric Picnic have for the past five years afforded him his very own stage. An indie legend and ringmaster of exceptional renown, Jerry Fish has evolved into a showman extraordinaire, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences all over with his now legendary live shows, a unique live theatrical experience that dissolves all boundaries between performer and audience. Jerry Fish blasted onto the Music Scene in the 1990s touring the globe as front-man of alternative rock outfit An Emotional Fish, the band who gave us the indie rock anthem “Celebrate” These days the name Jerry Fish is synonymous with Festivals, Carnival Sideshow, Circus and Theatre. Mr. Fish’s genre bending and idiosyncratic style of entertainment has made him a household name within the Irish Music industry. With two Platinum selling solo albums, an MTV award and IRMA Music Award, and a reputation as a supreme and spectacular showman. In 2017 Jerry took his stranger-than-fiction life story to theatre audiences for the first time at the Dublin Fringe festival; “The Songs & Tall Tales of Jerry Fish.” Jerry is currently touring an intimate piano show, performing his favourite songs, old and new from a career spanning over two decades as well as excerpts from his sell-out fringe theatre show. A highly charismatic performer who refuses to countenance audiences having anything but a good time, accentuating the positive and bringing smiles to troubled faces with his swaggering vocal, generous and infectious smile and that fantastic vaudeville moustache. A guaranteed up-lifting night out for all!
Connolly’s of Leap presents… One Till One – August Bank Holiday Sunday – Fish Go Deep & Colm Motherway Colm K Arveene Bon Voyage 1PM – 1AM 12HRS of Music from some of our favourite DJs €15 online / €20 on the door 21+ _______________________________ FGD & Colm Motherway : Fish Go Deep are Irish house dons Greg Dowling and Shane Johnson. Their friend and fellow DJ Colm Motherway will be joining them under the hammers. As DJs, the pair have been spinning records together since the late eighties, holding down a residency at Sweat in Cork for over a decade until November 2001. These days you can catch them at their weekly Go Deep residency in Cork in between guest slots at club nights in mainland Europe and North America. As Fish Go Deep, their productions have been released on Defected, Innervisions, Brique Rouge and Gourmet as well as their own imprints Ork and Go Deep. In 2006 they had their biggest record to date, ‘The Cure and the Cause’, a collaboration with vocalist/lyricist Tracey K which was licenced to UK house stable Defected. _________________________________ Colm K : Cork’s finest DJ and producer Colm K, will bring a supreme array of soulful, dance-able, beat-driven music. Colm K is one of the most respected DJs in Ireland. Humble beginnings at the infamous Sir Henry’s saw him grow as DJ in his hometown of Cork, Ireland and lead to numerous residencies at reputable bars and clubs around Ireland including: The Pavillion, The Savoy (Cork), Ri Ra (Dublin), Trinity Rooms, GPO, Bar Cuba & many more besides. Colm K draws from a wealth of knowledge in soulful sounds, which sees perform at many reputable clubs and festivals around Ireland and abroad. He has played and supported many of the globes most respected names including Run…
Seven piece Soul/Funk covers band from Cork City. Satisfying all your musical senses, with cosmic bliss from some of the biggest divas in the business. Visiting music from artists such as Candi Staton, Chaka Kan, The Weather Girls, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and many more. This electrifying band are sure to have you singing and dancing on the dance-floor for the entire night! Line-Up: Eve Clague and Marybeth O Mahony – lead vocals Christiana Underwood- Backing Vocals/Percussion Carol-Ann Gould- Keyboards Daniel Coughlan- Guitar Lee Kennedy- Bass Alan Costello- Drums
Connolly’s of Leap presents… Cian Finn & Bubble Up Kinsale Summer Reggae Party *ticket link announced soon* – Early start – 6pm – Tickets : €15 *ticket link announced soon* ____________________________________ | Cian Finn | Irish Reggae artist Cian Finn is set to release one of the most eagerly anticipated albums of the year. Blending the vintage with the contemporary, the Irish with the Jamaican, ‘This Applies’ is guaranteed to be one of the most exciting and unique Reggae albums to drop this year. Hailing from the west of Ireland, Cian initially broke onto the Reggae scene as the front man of the band Intinn, playing a unique Celtic-Dancehall style of Reggae and gaining a reputation as one of the most formidable live-acts on the Irish circuit. In 2010 he started working with producer Radikal Guru releasing many singles and remixes on Moonshine Records. This led to a world tour of clubs and festivals encompassing Poland, Scotland, Germany, France, England, Finland, Spain, Russia, Romania, Switzerland, Slovakia and South Africa. As a solo artist, Cian has performed in the Philippines, Prague, China, Colombia, Jamaica, Japan, New Zealand, Thailand, India and Kenya. Throughout Europe, he worked and performed live with dub legends and many of his musical inspirations such as Alpha and Omega, Iration Steppas, Alpha Steppa, Mungos Hi-Fi, Dougie Conscious, Mad Professor, and Zion Train. ______________________________________ Bubble Up Kinsale “Bubble Up” is a Kinsale based Cork, London And Hungary collective formed specifically to promote Sweet Reggae Music inna West Cork region playing vinyl recordings and exclusive new releases. ______________________________________ ONE LOVE xxx
Under The Hammers -Connollys of Leap. is back this Sunday the 12th of August. Saucy line up of Paul Cobb, Lewis Kenny and Aoise Louise, from Dublin Shauna Byrne, local hero Polly Barrett and just after their sell out run at Whelan’s we have The Innocent Bystander. Spokenword. Theatre. Music. Doors at 8. €10 entry.
| Tír na nÓg | AUGUST 18TH 2 AREAS Tickets : 10.00 EUR pre-sale – 12.00 EUR on the door *link announced soon* Early 6pm Start ____________________________________ Tír na nÓg is baaaack, and golly do we have something special for our summer session, all day session, two areas! We have Bantry’s finest The Hanley Brothers returning to double deal the tunes after a busy summer playing at LIFE & MASS Festival and around Cork city and county. The lads blew the roof off Connolly’s at our winter party! County Vinyl are joining Tír na nÓg and doing a takeover in our Disko Chowder area with some vinyl love and funky tunes. The Cork biiys are no strangers to Connollys of Leap while also holding down a monthly residency in Cork’s Dali and The Roundy and bang out the vibes at Body & Soul Festival West Corks Kieran O’Sullivan and Kyle Daniels will be setting the grooves and getting the floor shuffling with more to be announced. It’s going to be a day of sunshine, good vibes, even better tunes, and tasty drinks at Connolly’s. More details to follow, stay tuned! By jaysus we’re excited about this one!