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George Colligan

Late in D8: George Colligan Quartet

Thursday 9 May 9pm

Tickets €15

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Location Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club, 28 Thomas Street Dublin

George Colligan is not only one of the great jazz pianists of his generation, but he has earned an international reputation as a multi-instrumentalist( drums, trumpet, organ, keyboards), composer, accompanist, teacher, and bandleader. Winner of the 2015 DownBeat magazine Critics Poll (Keyboard), he has had a long association with living jazz legend Jack DeJohnette. With over 130 albums to date as an accompanist, Colligan has worked with a long list of jazz greats, including Buster Williams, Cassandra Wilson, Don Byron, Ravi Coltrane, and many others. HIs latest album, “Nation Divided“ (Whirlwind Records) is his 30th as a bandleader. Colligan, a New York resident for 15 years, now resides in Portland, Oregon where he is an Associate Professor at Portland State University. Darren Beckett(drums). George Colligan(piano). Stephane Mercier(sax) & Dave Redmond(bass)

Late in D8 - A Series of Gigs and Club Nights Celebrating D8 After Hours

Culture Date With Dublin 8 Festival in association with The Goo magazine presents Late Date In D8, a program of live music and dancing in some of Dublin 8’s best venues. Arthurs Blues & Jazz Bar has a full program of live music events from Festival kick off on Wednesday May 8th to close on Sunday May 12th, while the famous Rock n Roll bar, The Thomas House, hosts two nights of free gigs featuring bands from Dublin 8’s landmark BIMM Music College. The Digital Hub hosts a special edition of the wonderful We Love Markets Monthly Craft & Artisan Market on Sunday May 12th, a venue which will host a live performance from the truly brilliant Dublin based Hip Hop/Spoken Word collective Shakalak. The newly opened Love Tempo bar (co-owned by two of Dublin’s best known club promoters Mother & Hidden Agenda) have a full program of DJ curated events for your dancing pleasure with all events free admission.

Thursday 9 May 9pm

Tickets €15

Pre-book

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