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2024-04-13 Tolka Hot Club - Unitarian Church, Dublin

The last time I set foot in the Unitarian Church on St. Stephen's Green was for the recording of Cathy Davey's live album, Live at Dublin Unitarian Church, back in March 2018.  What a night that was!

Well, it might have taken 6 years to get back, but tonight I'm back baby, and it's to see the fantastic Tolka Hot Club.

For those that have not heard them play before, Tolka Hot Club play Jazz with a dash of Swing, some French cabaret with a healthy dose of the Balkans mixed in and it sounds delightful.

They are the type of band that when their gig is over, you have a huge smile on your face.  It's just good for your soul, it makes you happy.  Even if you don't have a soul, you'll still have a great time!

I'm not quite sure what else I can say here about Tolka Hot Club really, they are superb live, just go see them.  Don't be stupid and skip their next gig, but a ticket and go.  Would I steer you wrong???

Earlier in the night, Mosatrïc performed a rousing set, a heady mix of live dancing, classical, jazz and traditional music.  Wonderful to watch,

As for the venue, I'd a wonderful chat with one of the church volunteers and he gave me a run down on the history of the church and their beliefs.  I'm not overly religious, but I found it fascinating!

Now for some photos,  First up, it's Tolka Hot Club.

And now for some photos of Mosatrïc:

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