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Mon 22nd October
Monday Night Pub Quiz
Downstairs - 9.30pm sharp - €4 per team of 4
Carlsberg dont do quizzes, but if they did, they would have Bamber Goosecoigne as host. Every Monday night. Pints for prizes. You know it makes sense.

Tues 23rd October
Private Event
Upstairs

Wed 24th October
Hubert Murray + George Boomsma
Backroom@Spiritstore 9pm
Raconteur, Hubert Murray, has a voice bursting from the soul. His songs feature lost loves, inner demons, compulsive liars & day dreamers, rounded out with a masterful hand over the fret board. His performances embody all that is best in modern roots music, combining energy, soul and authentic storytelling. George Boomsma is a progressive folk musician from North Yorkshire. George's effortless vocals and sensitive guitar playing evoke an intimate atmosphere that silences even the rowdiest of crowds.

Thu 25th October
Thomas Gabriel & Band
+ Guests Kerry Fearon and Shane Sullivan
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12.50 From the bar, spiritstore.ie and McAteers The Food House
Thomas is the oldest grandchild of Johnny Cash. When he was young, his grandfather would call him onstage, to sing "When the Saints Go Marching In." His music can best be described as Steve Earle-meets-Townes van Zandt. Along with his voice that sounds so much like his grandfather's, he brings a wealth of stories from his memories of his childhood and of growing up a member of such an iconic family."

Fri 26th October
Fred Cooke + Bernard Casey "The Shape Of Two"
Doos 8pm - Tickets €15 From the bar, spiritstore.ie and McAteers The Food House
The Shape of Two sees two of Ireland's best-loved comedians do a double headline gig. First up is Bernard Casey. After his smashing debut performance at Electric Picnic, Bernard took the internet by storm with his viral videos, The Polish/Irish Accent, the French Oral and the Irish Listening Test. Next up is Fred Cooke, fresh from working on the Tommy Tiernan Show (RTE), who will deliver his unique brand of comedy through his musical prowess and wild, crafted story-telling. 

Fri 26th October
Mark Corcoran & Conal McIntyre
Backroom@Spiritstore 9pm
Mark has released two albums on his own 'Country Gentleman' label, 'If I Speak False' produced by Matt Crosbie who's worked with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Cat Power, Dirty Three, etc., and 'Moonlight is X-raying the Earth' was produced by the late Conway Savage. Conal McIntyre is best known for his work as songwriter and frontman of 'We, the Oceanographers' and 'Heritage Centre'. Having previously worked with producers such as David Newfeld (Broken Social Scene, Super Furry Animals)

Sat 27th October
Jinx Lennon
+ Special Guest Acoustic Dan
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12 From the bar, spiritstore.ie and McAteers The Food House
After lighting up the festival season,Jinx lennon is bringing back the cosmic border schizo folk sound to the Spirit Store. Just using thorax and wood and wire and bass drum Jinx brings his songs about dealing with everyday shit ,with an eye and ear on the local as the influence while aiming to uplift humanity whatever form it takes .Acoustic Dan the punked up Woody Guthrie of Belfast brings his tunes of truth hilarious and heartbreaking in equal measure.

Sat 27th October
The Dystopian Disco Backroom@Spiritstore 9pm FREE 
Musical sound, better than anything else perceived by the senses, conveys the emotions and thoughts of a persons soul to that of another's. Music complies with the laws of geometry for music is simply numbers in harmonic repetition. Music is more than just entertainment; it shapes the very quality of our lives, the fabric of reality itself. In this virtual reality, are you a program or a user?

Sun 28th October
We Cut Corners
+ Guests Molly Sterling and Larry
Doors 8pm - Tickets €12 From the bar, spiritstore.ie and McAteers The Food House
Dublin duo WE CUT CORNERS are very pleased to announce the forthcoming release of their 4th album, IMPOSTORS, which will be available on heavyweight vinyl, CD and streaming from Friday 12th October. The duo have carved out a unique place in the Irish music scene with their eclectic mix of songs, ranging from angular pop and garage rock, to wistful indie-folk, consistently coupled with their unique lyrical deftness. 

Sun 28th October
Traditional Session
Downstairs
Free - All welcome 6-9pm 
The session has been going for many years here now and is still going strong. This weekly get together of folk and traditional musicians is a wonderful way to spend your early Sunday evenings.
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Sunday 21st October
Shine Belfast in association with The Galton Agency present
Shane Todd
Tickets €13.50 On Sale from the bar and Ticketmaster

Being named after an iconic Wild West film hero is a lot for anyone to live up to. Is Shane Todd a hero? Maybe. But also maybe not. Shane rides into town for his first tour of Ireland, with a hilarious, brand new stand-up show.Shane Todd performs stand-up all over the world, has a BBC radio series, supported the legendary Bill Burr and has gained a massive online following with his sketches and character videos.
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Our regular Sunday trad session in the backroom kicks of at 6pm and runs until 9pm. Come down and join us for our always popular get together. All welcome.
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Tonight, (20/10/18), hear Katie Kim perform music from her Choice Music Prize nominated album Salt, alongside tracks from her back catalogue

Tickets €13.50 from the bar and McAteers The Food House & Catering
Special guest support from Trick Mist

Katie Kim has released four studio albums to date: Twelve (2008), Vaults Vol.1 (2011) Cover & Flood (2012) (UK release 2013) and SALT (2016).
SALT was recently performed live in a series of concerts with Katie Kim and Crash Ensemble in its entirety, in an alternative reworked form, with arrangements from composer Sean Clancy for Crash. A live album is currently being produced of this.
Katie's song 'Day Is Coming' was recently chosen as the theme music to the critically acclaimed Netflix doc. 'Wild Wild Country'.
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Tonight! PEARL JEM!
Doors 8pm On Stage at 9.30pm
Remaining tickets available from the downstairs bar.
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Thursday 18th October
Sinnerboy
Tickets €10 from the bar and McAteers The Food House

The Spirit Store once again welcomes the mighty Sinnerboy bringing you the music of Rory Gallagher, played with energy and passion. Led by Barry Barnes, ‘Sinnerboy’ have been flying the flag for their hero Rory in a total of ten countries this year, and the general feedback is that this is the best Sinnerboy ever! With a set list that encompasses all of Rory’s long and glittering career, Sinnerboy guarantee an evening not to be missed.
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Due to a server failure during the night, our website is currently offline. In the meantime, Wild Youth tickets are available from Ticketmaster and McAteers at 9am, and we are hoping to have our site back online asap.

Sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.
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TONIGHT
Sea Legs Open Mic Collective
Backroom@Spiritstore 9pm

"You've gotta make your own kind of music/sing your own special song" A microphone, a guitar, a piano and a room of ears. Here's a call out to all who wish to try out their thing in front of a live audience. An opportunity to make that move, step into the discomfort zone and realise your potential as a singer, musician, performer. It's the perfect place to try out new songs/compositions or just sing a song you love to sing.
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Thurs 15th Nov
Paul McCann 
Backroom@Spiritstore 9pm
No Cover Charge

‘Here Comes the Rapture’ (which was released on 28 September) is McCann’s debut album. The album was preceded by the single ‘Keep the Devil Within’ which was released in June 2018. The single received strong radio support and charted at number 3 in Irelands Indie Single Chart.Keep an eye out for songstress Aine Cahill who also appears in the songs video.
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Wed 14th Nov
Games Night
Downstairs in the Kitchen €2
All welcome 8-12pm 

An evening of board, card, social and role-play games. Various games will be provided and taught on the night, but feel free to bring games from your own collection, too.
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