Jinx Lennon’s Big Protest Night
9PM – 11PM
The Workman’s Club
Jinx Lennon headlines a night of music from some of the best and most challenging artists in Ireland today, including Avant Gardaí, Temper-Mental MissElayneous and Fiach Moriarty, all of whom have brought political insight and social commentary to bear in their music.
Dundalk Punk-Poet Jinx Lennon’s six albums are a masterfully diverse and unique collection of songs that the Dean of American Rock Critics Robert Christgau regularly greets with ‘A’ Ratings. This event sees him celebrating the release of TWO new albums.
Avant Gardaí released ‘Think Happy Thoughts’ this year, a rocking and hilarious collection of songs with a particularly Irish bent. Their show is an un-missable visual feast with Air Hostess backing-singers, Chris DeBurgh masks, challenging virtuoso Indie Rock and lots of costume changes…
Temper-Mental MissElayneous is one of our leading Irish Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Artists and continues to be ‘one of the country’s most exciting and provocative solo performers in any musical style’ – RTE
Fiach Moriarty brought out ‘The Revolution’ in April 2015 and immediately caught the attention of national media with subjects as heavy and current as The 1916 Easter Rising, World War 1 and Los San Patricios (the Irish brigade in the 19th century Mexican Army) tackled full on.