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Parchman Farm Blues Band

by Ricky Grogan | Apr 29, 2024 |

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We are thrilled to welcome back Parchman Farm Blues Band, an incredible long-established Dublin blues band is fresh off a recent sellout gig at Dublin’s premier live venue, Arthurs Blues & Jazz Club. Known for their captivating Chicago/Texas-style blues, this band has become a staple of the Dublin blues scene, gracing top live music venues across the capital and delighting audiences at renowned festivals including the highly successful Howth Roots & Blues Festival.

They will once again showcase their signature sound that has also taken them across Europe and beyond. This talented group has shared stages with blues legends such as Robben Ford, Joe Louis Walker, and Eugene Hideaway Bridges, showcasing their versatility and musical prowess.

Their impressive roster of supported artists includes Jimmy Rogers, Phil Guy, Otis Grand, Little Charlie and The Nightcats, John Hammond, and Louisiana Red, among others. The band’s albums “Nothing But The Blues” and “Last Night Live” have garnered favourable reviews in blues magazines across Britain and Europe, solidifying their reputation as a must-see act in the blues circuit.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the magic of live blues with one of Ireland’s finest bands. Get ready for an unforgettable night filled with soulful melodies, infectious rhythms, and the timeless spirit of the blues.

DELTA DOGS RETURN

by Ricky | Apr 05, 2024 |

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This month we welcome back the magnificent Delta Dogs following their fantastic sellout show in December last.

This electric blue power trio need little or no introduction as they are one of the finest Blues bands in the Southeast (we’ll say even Ireland!!). They are regular attendees across many festivals and live venues and made their depot in Dublin last year at the brilliant Howth Roots and Blues Festival receiving rave reviews. Paul Byrne (chief organiser & In Tua Nua drummer) said “You took us Dubs by surprise. We weren’t expecting such a great show”.

We again expect a full house so don’t miss out on what should be another super night as we keep the blues alive in the Deise Delta. Advance tickets (€15).

Get your tickets here.

NEWSLETTER no.19

by Ricky | Mar 21, 2024 |

Crow Black Chicken is a three-piece blues-rock band from Cork and Clonmel, Ireland and are composed of Christy O’Hanlon (vocals, guitar), Stephen McGrath (bass) and Gev Barrett (drums, vocals). Described as ‘The hardest working band in Ireland’, Crow Black Chicken has continued to build a following now known as the ‘Crow Black Chicken Army’.

Invited as guests to ‘Electric Picnic’ each and every year, their unique style of original music envelopes southern American blues-rock influence.

We were fortunate to have Crow Black Chicken at Pilgrimage Presents for a fantastic night of Deep South Blues in the Deep South of Ireland!

MR CASTLE BLUES BAND

by Pilgrim_Dave | Mar 11, 2024 |

Welcome Pilgrimage Presents music aficionados to another exciting edition of our 19th Newsletter. Last month’s Festive Season jam session was nothing short of spectacular, with Swing It opening proceedings, paving the way for our phenomenal Delta Dogs and their sensational guest performers. The echoes of that unforgettable night still linger, and we can’t wait to keep the Blues spirit alive with another extraordinary performance this month with the rescheduled Mr Castle Blues Band.  The echoes of that unforgettable night still linger, and we can’t wait to keep the Blues spirit alive with another extraordinary performance this month with the rescheduled Mr Castle Blues Band.

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