Next brownbread mixtape – May 25th – Theme: Culchies – Doors: 8pm

the brownbread mixtape #20 is on Wed, May 25th at 8.30pm, upstairs in the Stag’s Head. the theme for this month is “Culchies”

No tickets this time folks. First come, first served, like the good old days!

resident MC and culchie Kalle Ryan will be in place again to host proceedings and wave his applause sign. resident sound man and fellow culchie Enda Roche will also be in the corner co-hosting and lowering the levels.


The following incredible performers will be on the lineup:



The Blue Choir are a collection of musicians and vocalists with the same love of music. Currently residing between Dublin & Kildare the bands debut E.P ‘Get Ready For War’ was released earlier this year. the brownbread mixtape is all kinds of excited to have them with us. Masterful songwriting, artfully performed.

” Superb, spooky, folk-fringed sounds from a five-strong Dublin/Kildare outfit who already have some deadly tunes in their knapsacks. Check out Barry Kirwan’s striking vocals.” – Jim Carroll, The Irish Times



Ross Breen is a musician and songwriter from Kildare. He recently released his debut album, ‘When I Met The Devil’ in March 2011. He is a graduate of the Ballyfermot Rock School and has shared a stage with various musical luminaries on his travels, including Glen Hansard, Bell X1, Damien Dempsey, Sinead O’ Connor, Declan O’ Rourke, Mundy, Luka Bloom and Liam O’ Maonlai. Breen has also been included on various compilation albums, including Ceol 06 and a Rock School Best Of. the brownbread mixtape is delighted to welcome the Breen machine to our stage.

“… fresh, inventive and daring… The Irish music scene’s best kept secret? Maybe it’s time more people were told. (9/10)″ –




Sarah is 22 years old and hails from the north side suburbs of Dublin. She is presently completing her M.A in Writing in NUIG. She has only been performing in spoken word circles since late 2009, but since then she has performed at many events such as The Glór Sessions, Exchange Word and Milk & Cookie Stories. She recently had her first collection of poems, “Follies”, published by Lapwing Press and has drawn strong praise from critics and peers alike. the brownbread mixture is giddy with excitement to bring her to perform.



Fergus Costello is a performance poet based in Tipperary and is the current Munster slam poetry champion. He was also the winner of the Cuisle International Poetry Festival Grand Slam held at The Locke Bar, Limerick in 2010. Fergus is also a highly regarded artist and his work has been displayed widely across this fair island. the brownbread mixtape is beyond excitement to welcome Fergus and his mercurial talents to the stage.




Our very own hilarious sketch troupe will perform brand new skits and sketches on the theme of the night. The Brownbread Players for this month’s show are Sean McDonagh, Elderest McDonagh and Kalle Ryan.



Barring any technical hitches, we will be broadcasting LIVE ON D’INTERNET here

We will be having our monthly RAFFLE with highy desirable and coveted prizes

And you can expect lots of surprises and silliness

It would be a pleasure to see you all there!


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