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2022-08-04 Kynsy - Workmans Club, Dublin

The Workmans Club in Dublin is celebrating it's 10+2 Birthday with a series of free gigs. 10+2?  Well, the tenth birthday celebrations should have happened 2 years ago, but a certain pandemic put an end to any parties back then, so y'know, 10+2.  Better late than never though! Tonight's gig was by the incredible Kynsy , and thankfully this gig didn't happen 2 years ago because in the intervening years, Kynsy has written some absolutely brilliant songs, and tonight, we got to hear them all. Starting with ' Elephant in the Room ', Kynsy started as she meant to go on and the crowd loved every single minute of it.  I've said it many times before, Kynsy is fantastic and you really need to check out her music. Next up on the 10+2 list of gigs is the brilliant Villagers on Sunday, sure to be another great show.  For a complete list of the 10+2 gigs, click here . Right, now for some photos:

2022-07-29 Vulpynes - The Grand Social, Dublin

I've been trying to see Vulpynes live for a few years, but bad scheduling on my behalf and then COVID made sure that wasn't to happen!

Earlier this week, I noticed they were playing in The Grand Social in Dublin on Friday night, so I bought a ticket straight away. It would be great way to start the Bank Holiday weekend!

I stopped off pre-gig and had some Korea BBQ and a couple of Cokes to wash it all down, then headed on to the the Grand Social.  Unfortunately, by this stage, I missed the opening act of the night, The Thrash Blues, but as things were running a little late, I managed to catch nearly all of The Lee Harveys rowdy set.

On to Vulpynes.  Wow, they sounded awesome!  In case you've never seen or heard of them before, they consist of just two members, Molly on vocals/guitar and Kaz on drums.  They make some beautifully loud punk rock music.  I honestly didn't take many pictures, I just stood there in awe watching them.

Remember I mentioned Korean BBQ earlier?  Well, unfortunately that disagreed with me, I mean really disagreed with me and about 45 minutes into the show, I had to leave...  I'll let you work out why.

Anyway, all you need to know is that I finally got to see Vulpynes play and that you should catch them live also!

Now for some photos. First up Vulpynes.







Finally, some shots of The Lee Harveys.





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