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2022-06-18 Pete Kavanagh - Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge

Newbridge... It's Naas's own Shelbyville! There's always been a bit of rivalry between the two towns. Regardless, I was over there on Saturday night to catch Pete Kavanagh and band perform in the Riverbank Arts Centre as part of June Fest and what a great night it was.

I've seen Pete perform a good few times over the years, most recently back in May at the Gig for Ukraine, so I normally know what to expect.  Tonight though, was a bit different.  Pete was backed by a full band and that made one hell of a difference.

Obviously buzzing off the energy from the full house, Pete bounced around the stage treating us to songs from his debut album 'Join Up The Dots' with some Bob Dylan and Echo and the Bunneymen added for luck!

On the night, we were also treated to set from Mairead O'Carroll and Unorthodox Behaviour, both worth checking out!

Anyway, that's about it, a great night filled with local talent in a beautiful theatre.  What more could you ask for?

Now for some photos:







Pete Kavanagh


Mairead Carroll


Unorthodox Behaviour

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