Don’t miss uber talented Irish songwriter, Damien Dempsey performing live at The Baggot, McGetttigan’s JLT on Thursday 1 November 2018.
Taking to the stage with his live band, the talented singer will perform a mix of his most well-known songs, no doubt delighting audiences.
Influenced from an early age by artist’s like Luke Kelly, Christy Moore and Elvis Presley – Dempsey is known for songs such as Sing All Our Cares Away, Apple of My Eye and his latest single Soulsun.
Damien’s debut album in 2000, ‘They Don’t Teach This Shit in School’ set him apart as a unique and important voice, championed from an early stage in his career by Sinéad O’Connor and others.
The follow-up, ‘Seize the Day’, released in 2003, marked the beginning of his relationship with producer John Reynolds, picking up many awards and leading to extensive international tours.
Commercial and critical success continued with the release of the number one album ‘Shots’ in 2005, backed by Brian Eno, and ‘To Hell or Barbados’ in 2007, which debuted at number two in the Irish charts.
Damien’s fans include Brian Eno, Sinéad O’Connor, Bob Dylan and U2, (both of whom he has shared a bill with), and Morrissey, who invited him to support him on his US tour.
Damien is an award-winning artist, having won several prestigious Irish Meteor Awards including Best Irish Male and Best Traditional Folk Award.
His albums have topped the charts and gone Platinum, and he has been lauded by, among others, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Billboard, MOJO and The Sunday Times.
Influenced from an early age by artist’s like Luke Kelly, Christy Moore and Elvis Presley, Dempsey is known for songs such as 'Sing All Our Cares Away', 'Apple of My Eye' and his latest single 'Soulsun'.
Tickets on sale from McGettigans JLT. This show is not to be missed!
November 1, 2018
8pm to 3am
• AED 50 Entry & first drink
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