BAG Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare, Ireland BAG - Ballymore Acoustic Gigs - is a Folkclub in the village of Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare. It's current home in the village is in the Stage Inn (Mick Murphy's)- a small traditional country pub run by Phil & Sean Murphy. For over 20 years, Folk music acts from Ireland and around the world have performed in Ballymore. Up until his untimely passing in 2010, the much respected Larry Roddy ran the gig as part of a touring circuit of venues throughout the country into which he booked some of the finest quality musicians. The Ballymore gig (now BAG) has a long tradition of being a listening room, where performers are afforded the best of order and respect during their performance. Gigs generally take place on Monday nights at 9pm.
Sounds Like: Wilco, Neil Young, Midlake, The Byrds, Ryan Adams
Bio: The Quicksand Band were formed in 2008 in Dublin. Having played together in various forms over the years, the lads grouped together to record what was originally a solo project for lead singer Justin Corr. But the sounds and vibes that came from that session paved the way for the launch of a new ...See Full Bio
“Their debut Gavin Glass-produced album certainly lives up to their deserved live reputation: the songs here reek of an authenticity that is not easy to summon up for those not born and bred in the land of the hickory wind.....an impressive knowledge of the genre. A welcome surprise. *** ”