As if we needed anymore of an excuse to go check out brilliant Irish music Abner Browns Barbershop in Rathmines, Dublin is launching a month long celebration of women in music. The series of shows not only promotes as a group of interesting and talented musicians offering an opportunity to share experiences and showcase new material but is also for a worthwhile cause. The series of free gigs which includes srtists such a Mongoose, Katie Laffan, and Sinead White also features talks by manager/promoter Una Molloy and TXFMs Claire Beck on their experiences in the industry.

The series starts Saturday, January 16th and concludes February 18th. All events are free with donations being taken for the Women’s Refuge in Rathmines. All events are BYOB and the line-up is as follows:

Jan 16 Katie Laffan , Sive
Jan 21 Grainne Hunt , Naoise Roo
Jan 24 Hvmmingbird , I am Niamh
Jan 30 Fox Owl Crow , Miriam Donohue
Feb 4 Shelley Bukspan talent showcase
Feb 6 Ailbhe Reddy , Davina Brady
Feb 11 Mongoose , Neev Kennedy
Feb 13 Sinead White , Saramai
Feb 18 Carron , Niamh Regan

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