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Brownbread Mixtape at Electric Picnic 2016

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We are back at the Electric Picnic once again and will be gracing The Word stage at Mindfield with our fun-filled shows on both Saturday 3rd Sept and Sunday 4th. Joining us will be some of the finest wordsmiths this country has to offer, former All Ireland Slam Poetry champion John Cummins, Appalachian poet extraordinaire Erin Fornoff, and tour-de-force storyteller Paul Timoney. Also gracing the stage will be legendary singer songwriter, activist and arts curator Gary Dunne, who will be sharing some of his finely crafted songs. We will also have some of our trademark comedy, singalong moments and the alternative national anthem. All ably kept bubbling along by our resident songmeister Enda Roche and MC extraordinaire Kalle Ryan. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter for more details on stage times as soon as we have them.

the brownbread mixtape:
“a fun, freewheeling atmosphere featuring a blend of Scrap Saturday-style comedy sketches, poetry and music” – The Irish Times

gary dunne:
‘‘The reason I use a loop pedal now is ‘cos I saw Gary Dunne use a loop pedal. I was was just blown away.– Ed Sheeran

john cummins:
zen-master of language…part rapper, part poet, all artist.” – Lingo Festival

paul timoney:
“Paul’s storytelling is the stuff of dreams. – hilarious, vivacious and just the right amount of eccentric.” – Milk & Cookies

erin fornoff:
“One of the top performance poets in Ireland” – Irish Independent

kalle ryan:
“… there is the feeling you felt at punk gigs in 1977 of no separation between performer and audience.” – Dermot Bolger

 

 

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The Brownbread Mixtape – Nov 26th – Theme: “Good and Evil”

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Join us on Wed, November 26th upstairs in the Stag’s Head for  our eclectic monthly spoken word, music and comedy show! The theme of the night is “Good and Evil”. Resident MC Kalle Ryan and super sidekick Enda Roche will be in place to keep the show ticking and kicking as always.

We’ve put a brilliant line up together for the show (see below). For an absolute bargain of 5 EURO you will get to hear some of the very best musicians and writers working in Ireland today. No advance ticket sales. Guaranteed fun. Spread the word!

MUSIC 

The Young Folk

Ray Scully

Enda Reilly

SPOKEN WORD

Paul Curran

SKETCH COMEDY

The Brownbread Players 

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the brownbread mixtape is a  monthly live comedy, poetry & music show in Dublin, Ireland.

Each show has a theme. Each act does a performance based on the theme. We all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Google+

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The Brownbread Mixtape at LINGO spoken word festival – Fri Oct 17th – The Workman’s Club

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We are thrilled, honoured and excited to be doing this month’s brownbread mixtape show at LINGO, Ireland’s first ever spoken word festival in Workman’s Club on Friday Oct 17th. Our lineup will be hosted, as ever by Kalle Ryan and Enda Roche, and it includes an international, eclectic, electric mix of performers — Raven, Andre K’por, Fergus Costello, Seamus de Barra O’Suilleabhain and, of course, The Brownbread Players! For a mere 10 EURO you will get to enjoy the usual blast of brownbread brilliance alongside a bumper packed opening night of entertainment — including All Ireland Slam Champion John Cummins with specially commissioned band The Lingoings, political poetry from viral sensation Stephen Murphy, a headline set from Angel of the Flats Karl Parkinson. There are 10 other world class female and male poets & performers in store on the night, so do us a favour and spend your money like a vote. Support great art. Pick up this bargain of a ticket right here right now. You can view and download the wonderful programme of events for LINGO right here and you can pick up tickets for all of the events right here. LINGO is a community driven, independent festival. Show them your support!

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the brownbread mixtape is a monthly live comedy, poetry & music show in Dublin, Ireland.

Each show has a theme. Each act does a performance based on the theme. We all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Google+

We also have a popular podcast:

iTunes | YouTube

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The Brownbread Mixtape – July 30th – Theme: “Home”

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Join us on Wed, July 30th upstairs in the Stag’s Head for  our eclectic monthly spoken word, music and comedy show! The theme of the night is “Home” and multiple slam champion Stephen James Smith has curated a panoply of brilliant guests for us this month.We will have super songs from the fantastic Sive, snappy poems and spoken word from both Stephen Clare and Chris McLaughlin, as well as powerful tunes from Andy Earley. Resident MC Kalle Ryan and super sidekick Enda Roche will be in place to keep the show ticking & kicking as always, and our resident sketch troupe The Brownbread Players will be on hand to tickle your funniest bones. For an absolute bargain of 5 EURO you will get to hear some of the very best musicians and writers working in Ireland today. No advance ticket sales. Guaranteed fun. Spread the word!

What is the brownbread mixtape?

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the brownbread mixtape is a  monthly live comedy, poetry & music show in Dublin, Ireland.

Each show has a theme. Each act does a performance based on the theme. We all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Google+

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The Brownbread Mixtape at LONGITUDE Festival 2014

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We are very excited to announce that The Brownbread Mixtape will be doing two short  shows at Longitude Festival (Saturday July 19th @ 5.30pm AND Sunday July 20 @4.30pm). We will have sketches by The Brownbread Players, award winning slam poetry from John Cummins, as well as music from Sinead White. Expect other cool festival type surprises too!  If you are going, please come and see us. If you know anyone who is going, send them our way! Looking forward to it.

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the brownbread mixtape is a monthly live comedy, poetry & music show in Dublin, Ireland.

Each show has a theme. Each act does a performance based on the theme. We all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Google+

We also have a popular podcast:

iTunes | YouTube

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The Brownbread Mixtape – Jan 29th – Theme: “That Was Then, This Is Now”

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Join us on Wed, January 29th upstairs in the Stag’s Head for the first of our eclectic monthly spoken word, music and comedy shows this year! The theme of the night is “That Was Then, This Is Now”. Resident MC Kalle Ryan and super sidekick Enda Roche will be in place to keep the show ticking and kicking as always.

We’ve put a brilliant line up together for the show (see below). For an absolute bargain of 5 EURO you will get to hear some of the very best musicians and writers working in Ireland today. No advance ticket sales. Guaranteed fun. Spread the word!

MUSIC 

Ray Scully

Fia Rua

Galia Arad


SPOKEN WORD

John Moynes

SKETCH COMEDY

The Brownbread Players 

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the brownbread mixtape is a  monthly live comedy, poetry & music show in Dublin, Ireland.

Each show has a theme. Each act does a performance based on the theme. We all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Google+

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The Brownbread Mixtape – Nov 27th – Theme: “Thanksgiving”


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Join us on Wed, November 27th upstairs in the Stag’s Head for our eclectic monthly spoken word, music and comedy show. It is our last show of the year and the theme of the night is “Thanksgiving”, so you can expect an evening filled with songs & words centred around gratitude, appreciation and  autumnal harvests. Resident MC Kalle Ryan and super sidekick Enda Roche will be in place to keep the show ticking and kicking as always.

We’ve put a brilliant line up together for the show (see below). For an absolute bargain of 5 EURO you will get to hear some of the very best Irish musicians and writers working in  today. No advance ticket sales. Guaranteed fun. Spread the word!

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MUSIC 

The Sacre Blues Band

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Cars Love Girls

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Miss Kate and The Higher State

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SPOKEN WORD

Sarah Maria Griffin

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SKETCH COMEDY

The Brownbread Players 

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the brownbread mixtape is a  monthly live comedy, poetry & music show in Dublin, Ireland.

Each show has a theme. Each act does a performance based on the theme. We all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Google+

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November 10, 2013 · 8:53 pm

Recordings from the most recent brownbread mixtape – Sinead White, The Young Folk, John Cummins, Kalle Ryan, Dimitra Xidous

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This month’s brownbread mixtape show was really special – some truly remarkable performances mixed with that indescribable special magic that happens in that room. BBC Radio Ulster were down to record the show for a spoken word documentary for one of their programmes, so we cut together some cool performances from the night to share with them. And so we wanted to share them with you too. So, without further ado, here are a selection of some of the most special moments in a night filled with dozens of them. And if you like what you hear, post them to your Facebook, your Twitter, your Google+ and elsewhere. It helps the artists, it helps the community and it makes everything cooler. Enjoy!

MUSIC 

The Young Folk – Grown

Sinead White – Flat Battery


SPOKEN WORD

Kalle Ryan – Three Men Talking excerpt

John Cummins – Phil Lynott

Dimitra X – Onions

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the brownbread mixtape is a free monthly live comedy, poetry & music show in Dublin, Ireland.

Each show has a theme. Each act does a performance based on the theme. We all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Google+

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Three Men Talking About Things They Kinda Know About on UK & IRL tour – Oct 2013 – London, Kildare, Waterford, Dublin

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Hello spoken word fans in Dublin! The award nominated show “Three Men Talking About Things They Kinda Know About” by Kalle Ryan, Colm Keegan and Stephen James Smith is back this October for a final whistle-stop tour that will hit London, Kildare, Waterford and Dublin. Don’t miss your last ever chance to see the award nominated show. Please spread the word to any fans of theatre & poetry you know and please pick up tickets as soon as possible to show your support. It promises to be a spellbinding night from three of Ireland’s leading performance poets under the assured direction of Sarah Brennan. Come along, spread the word, share in the experience. Support great art. We can’t wait to see you there!

TICKETS FOR WATERFORD SHOW AVAILABLE HERE

TICKETS FOR DUBLIN SHOW AVAILABLE HERE
(INCLUDES POST-SHOW Q & A)

TICKETS FOR LONDON SHOW AVAILABLE HERE

TICKETS FOR KILDARE SHOW AVAILABLE HERE

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“Three of Ireland’s leading performance poets – Colm Keegan, Kalle Ryan and Stephen James Smith – take the audience on a cathartic, emotional journey into the heart of who they are. Digging into subjects that men may not traditionally explore like love, relationships, loss, family and self doubt, they explore what it really means to be a man. 

Three Men Talking has had hugely successful sold out runs at ABSOLUT Fringe 2011, the Turnaround Rep Season in Project Arts Centre 2012, as well as the 2012 Kinsale Arts Festival. The show has been nominated for the ‘Bewleys Cafe Theatre Little Gem’ award in 2011 and is currently in development to be made into a feature film. 

Colm, Kalle and Stephen James are all award winning writers and slam-poetry champions in their own right, having performed at several prestigious literary festivals & venues across Ireland and around the world. This is their first play.”

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The Brownbread Mixtape – Sept 25th – Theme: “Things I Should Have Said”

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Join us on Wed, September 25th upstairs in the Stag’s Head for our eclectic monthly spoken word, music and comedy show. The theme of the night is “Things I Should Have Said”. Resident MC Kalle Ryan and super sidekick Enda Roche will be in place to keep the show ticking and kicking as always.

We’ve put a brilliant line up together for the show (see below). For an absolute bargain of 5 EURO you will get to hear some of the very best musicians and writers working in Ireland today. No advance ticket sales. Guaranteed fun. Spread the word!

MUSIC 

The Young Folk

Sinead White

B & The Honey Boy


SPOKEN WORD

Dimitra X

SKETCH COMEDY

The Brownbread Players 

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the brownbread mixtape is a free monthly live comedy, poetry & music show in Dublin, Ireland.

Each show has a theme. Each act does a performance based on the theme. We all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:

YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Google+

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