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Wow

Wow

Wow

Wow in Whelans was amazing last night. Not only is Ruth Mac an amazing artist but every month she lines up the best acts for Wow. It was our biggest crowd yet and the hordes were treated to musical treats by Mongoose, Niamh Regan and Claire Z plus the wit and wisdom of Laura Byrne and Eve Darcy our MC for the evening. Back Feb 28th for more frolics. Raising funds and awareness for Aidlink has never been such fun!

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Lilac Debut Headline Show

Lilac

Lilac Debut Headline Show

Born Optimistic is proud to present the debut headline show by the future of jangly melodic rock! Lilac play Whelans midnight hour this Saturday Feb 3rd For free admission rsvp here https://www.facebook.com/events/524859247894224/        

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The Pale play Whelans Saturday February 3rd for 'Here's One We Made Earlier' 25th Birthday Party

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The Pale play Whelans Saturday February 3rd for 'Here's One We Made Earlier' 25th Birthday Party

Born Optimistic are delighted to be promoting The Pale in Whelans next February. A celebration of over 25 years at the vanguard of the Irish Indie scene!

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Schoolkids Records stocking Mic Christopher's iconic debut album 'Skylarkin''.

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Schoolkids Records stocking Mic Christopher's iconic debut album 'Skylarkin''.

Schoolkids Records, in North Carolina are stocking our release of Mic Christopher's iconic debut album 'Skylarkin''.

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Sharon Horgan's lovely Instagram Post about Mic's Skylarkin'

Mic Christopher Skylarkin'

Sharon Horgan's lovely Instagram Post about Mic's Skylarkin'

Skylarkin by my beautiful friend Mic Christopher was released on vinyl last week. It’s a beautiful album from a beautiful spirit. I wrote about Mic and the impact he had on my life in Tim Burgess’s Tim Book Two. I would love his music to reach as many people as possible. When you hear his voice you’ll know why. The album was produced by Karl Odlum after Mic passed away using the notes Mic left for him before he headed off on his last tour. It’s taken a long time for me to be able to listen to it again....

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