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2023-09-29 Danny Groenland - BelloBar, Dublin

 Too many options for too many gigs tonight, only one could win out though, and that was Danny Groenland in the BelloBar in Dublin.

The night started off interestingly... Whilst sitting in a Dublin bar, having a pre gig glass of Diet Coke (tastes better than Coke Zero), mayhem and violence erupted outside the window I was seated by.  Chairs, tables, bottles and much more went flying!  Blood was spilled, screams were made and Garda and Ambulances were called

Me? Well, my guest and I left through the side door, all safe and sound!

After that bit of excitement, I headed on to BelloBar.  I always like to try and catch the opening acts, it's a great way of finding new and interesting artists.  I figure, if the headliner likes them enough to have them open the night, then I should give them a listen!

Tonight was no different.  The opening act was Hxney (pronounced Honey) and I really enjoyed her RnB set.  Good voice, some good tunes and she really got the crowd singing along.  Could you ask for anything more???

It was now time for tonight's headliner, Danny Groenland (the artists formerly known as Danny G and the Major 7ths).

We were treated us to a selection of songs from his forthcoming new album (unnamed and no release date yet) and songs from his previous album, The Lookout. If you've not heard that album yet, click on that link, it's superb.  Throw in a tribute to the late Sinead O'Connor, and covers of I Like Music by Republic of Loose and  The Boy Is Mine by Brandy and Monica and it's safe to safe that everyone enjoyed the night!

Oh yeah, the eagle eyed amongst you might think you notice Max Zaska in one of the photos, and you'd not be wrong.  You just never know who is going to turn up some times!!!

Anyway, if you like neo soul mixed with jazz and some smooth vocals, you should check Danny Groenland out!

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