with guest Niall Thomas
February 26th, 2016
The Workman’s Club
Jem Mitchell is a singer/songwriter from North East Dublin. Signed to A&M records America
at 19 with Fire Water Creed Jem moved to Los Angeles to hone his songcraft. Having
fronted a number of indie rock bands in the late 80’s/early 90’s and following a 14 year
hiatus Jem has re-emerged onto the live music circuit and has been steadily gigging. His debut
5 track EP Sweet Amphetamine was released in mid 2015 and has established him as an
accomplished singer songwriter, with rave reviews and awarded best male vocal
from Pure M magazine. Jem continues to collaborate with long time friend and guitarist
Ken Browne [Christy Dignam (Aslan) King Christian Sound (Ex Missing Link)
Razorlove]. Also added to the lineup for his gig at Vicar St with Damien Dempsey and for
The Workman’s Club on Feb 26th is the stalwart rhythm section of brothers John and Mark Colbert.
Jem Mitchell is currently working on his next release. Jem’s music has been described as
alt country, drawing on a rich seam of Americana and roots music. Jem Mitchell plays The Workman’s Club on 26th of Feb 2016.