Mick Flannery gig in Ardee

Mick Flannery gig in Ardee
Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Mick Flannery along with special guests will play a gig in Boggers bar, Ardee this October.

Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Mick Flannery along with special guests will play a gig in Boggers bar, Ardee this October.

The Cork musician, who has just announced details of an exclusive, fully seated headline performance at The Olympia Theatre this December, will perform in the Ardee hotspot on Tuesday, October 29.

Tickets cost €16.50 and can be purchased behind the bar or online at www.ticketstop.ie.

Mick has recently performed two sets at indie festival Electric Picnic and has also been gigging in Australia.

The Cork native released his third album, titled ‘Red to Blue’ in March of this year and it has already proved to be a huge success receiving great reviews from critics around the country.

The album spent three weeks at the top of the Irish album charts and singles “Gone Forever” and “No Way To Live” have enjoyed a lot of airplay.

The album has also kept Mick busy and he has been touring both Ireland and the UK.

Mick Flannery, who plays both the piano and guitar, was brought up on a farm outside Blarney in Cork.

He cites that his first real connection to music was watching an unplugged Nirvana coveringBowie’s “The Man Who Sold the World” and states that the music of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana was a direct influence on his desire to become a musician

His current band consists of Karen O’Doherty on violin and vocals, Yvonne Daly on vocals, Hugh Dillon on electric guitar, Brian Hassett on bass and Christian Best on drums.

His two nights in The Olympia in November are already sold out so don’t delay any further and pick up your tickets before they sell out.

Doors to the show on October 29 open at 9pm and the show starts at 9.30pm.