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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

the brownbread mixtape – April 24th – “Heart on sleeve”

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Join us on Wed, April 24th upstairs in the Stag’s Head for our eclectic monthly spoken word, music and comedy show. The theme of the night is “Heart on sleeve” and we have a brilliant line-up in store. Resident MC Kalle Ryan will also be in place to keep the spirits high and the energy up , while resident sound man and sidekick Enda Roche will deliver the deadly decibels.

For an absolute bargain of 5 EURO you will get to hear some of the very best musicians and writers working in Ireland today! And, as if that wasn’t enough, our resident sketch comedy troupe will have some fresh, new radio style sketches for your pleasure. Plus you will receive a delicious complimentary Jameson & Ginger Ale in return for walking in the door and parting with that fiver. Or just a Ginger Ale if you are of the non-alcohol drinking persuasion. Hell yeah!

Pay your fiver on the door. No advance ticket sales. Guaranteed fun. Spread the word!

The following exceptional artists will be performing on the night…

MUSIC:

Elder Roche

Aidan Murphy

Clara Rose

SPOKEN WORD:

John Moynes

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SKETCH COMEDY:

The Brownbread Players

“a freewheeling atmosphere…Scrap Saturday style sketches” – Davin O’Dwyer. The Irish Times

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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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the brownbread mixtape – March 27th – “the past”

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Join us on Wed, March 27th upstairs in the Stag’s Head for our eclectic monthly spoken word, music and comedy show. [ Google+ event here ] The theme of the night is “The Past”and we’ve lined up a deadly set of acts for the occasion. Resident MC Kalle Ryan will be in place to keep the spirits high and the energy up with his Pavlovian “Applause” sign, while resident sound man and sidekick Enda Roche will be in the corner making it all sound good.

For an absolute bargain of 5 EURO you will get to hear some of the very best musicians, comedians and spoken word performers  working in Ireland today! And, as if that wasn’t enough, our resident sketch comedy troupe will have some fresh, new radio style sketches for your pleasure. Plus you will receive a delicious complimentary Jameson & Ginger Ale in return for walking in the door and parting with that fiver. Or just a Ginger Ale if you are of the non-alcohol drinking persuasion.

The following outstanding artists will be performing on the night…

MUSIC:

Roger Gregg’s Bee Loud Glade

‘Something quite extraordinary’ –  The Dubliner

Jezzebelle

‘Their high-octane propulsion and driving dogmatic rhythms mark them out from the crowd’ – The Irish Times

FICTION:

Ferdia Lennon

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‘Lennon puts a lot in a few pages and I look forward to reading more of his work.’ – The Reading Life

MUSICAL COMEDY:

The Hairy Bowsies

‘Hilarious’ – Hot Press

SKETCH COMEDY:

The Brownbread Players

‘a freewheeling atmosphere…Scrap Saturday style sketches’ – The Irish Times

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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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March 19, 2013 · 12:36 pm

the brownbread mixtape – Feb 27th – “Chillin’ like Bob Dylan”

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Join us on Wed, Feb 27th upstairs in the Stag’s Head for our eclectic monthly spoken word, music and comedy show. [Facebook event here | Google+ event here ] The theme of the night is “Chillin’ like Bob Dylan”, so you can expect much relaxing and Dylan-esque balladry. Resident MC Kalle Ryan will be in place to keep the spirits high and the energy up, while resident sound man and sidekick Enda Roche will deliver the deadly decibels.

For an absolute bargain of 5 EURO you will get to hear some of the very best musicians and poets working in Ireland today! And, as if that wasn’t enough, our resident sketch comedy troupe will have some fresh, new radio style sketches for your pleasure. Plus you will receive a delicious complimentary Jameson & Ginger Ale in return for walking in the door and parting with that fiver. Or just a Ginger Ale if you are of the non-alcohol drinking persuasion. Amazing!

Pay you fiver on the door. No advance ticket sales. Guaranteed fun. Spread the word!

The following exceptional artists will be performing on the night…

MUSIC:

Gary Dunne

“…an eclectic spirit…spiky, longing & joyous…beguiling melodies.”  – The Sunday Times

Enda Reilly

“I truly cannot think of another Irish solo artist who’s even close to creating the type of music he is.” – Aoife Barry, The Event Guide

Fiach

“Melding a powerful, soulful voice with folk guitar it announces him as a new force in Irish rock’ – Star Sunday

POETRY:

Sarah Clancy

“Sarah’s poetry always comes down on falseness and hypocrisy wherever she perceives them, but she is never shrill, preferring the altogether more effective weapon: wit.” – Galway Advertiser

SKETCH COMEDY:

The Brownbread Players

“a freewheeling atmosphere…Scrap Saturday style sketches” – Davin O’Dwyer. The Irish Times

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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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The Brownbread Mixtape in Cork! – Theme: Rebels! – Sat. May 7th – 8pm – The Woodford – FREE

This Saturday (May 7th) we are bringing The Brown Bread Mixtape to the People’s Republic of Cork for the very first time and we are super excited about it! We are proud to be part of the Trash Culture Revue festival taking place all weekend in Cork city. Our show will be at The Woodford on Paul Street at 8pm and our special theme of the night will be “Rebels!”

We will be showcasing some of the very best performers around (see videos below) including mellifluous music from Pearse McGloughlin and super songsmithery from Fia Rua, rhymes and rhythm from Munster poetry slam champion Fergus Costello and emotional and impactful poems from multiple award winning poet Stephen James Smith. And, of course, hilarious sketches by The Brownbread Players. As well as that, there will be photos on exhibit by the talented photographer Vanessa Jordan. All hosted with the usual aplomb and silliness by MC Kalle Ryan and sound man sidekick superstar Enda Roche. And all of this is FREE!

We are really hoping to get a big, friendly crowd to the show so please, please, please let everyone you know who might be in Cork on this coming Saturday. We really need your support for these shows to ensure that more events like them will happen in the future. Support live art, live music, live poetry!

—Facebook event page for BBMT in Cork can be found here—

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Twine – Pearse McGloughlin

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The Gardener – Stephen James Smith

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Tell Me Lies – Fergus Costello

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Darkness – Fia Rua

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The Twitter Sketch – The Brownbread Players

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The brownbread mixtape is a free monthly comedy, poetry & music show in The Stag’s Head pub in Dublin, Ireland. Each month’s show has a theme and we all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:
YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Ustream

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Brownbread Mixtape poetry showcase at Mindfield Festival today!

The Brownbread Mixtape will proudly be showcasing poetry by our very own Kalle Ryan and the mighty poetess Erin Fornoff at the MindField Festival in Dublin today (Friday April 29th). We are thrilled, honored and delighted to be part of such an inspiring and cool event. Our particular event (The Word)  has been chosen by the hip and cool State magazine as one of the picks of the weekend, so you surely can’t argue with them, they are the arbiters of cool!

The maestro of metre and rhyme, Mr Marty Mulligan will host this spectacular night of spoken word which will also feature performance poetry by the fine folks at Tongue Box and The Glór Sessions. All for only 10 EUR. And that, my friends, is a bloody bargain. It will be brilliant!

We really need your support for this shows to ensure that more events like them will happen in the future. So, if you would consider sending on this blogpost link we would be most grateful. Support live art and live poetry!

Come along and get a ticket on the door or book them in advance right here, clickety click .

We are really looking forward to the show and can’t wait to see you there!
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The brownbread mixtape is a free monthly comedy, poetry & music show in The Stag’s Head pub in Dublin, Ireland. Each month’s show has a theme and we all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:
YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Ustream

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Upcoming BBMT events – Mindfield Festival and Trash Culture Revue!


Tickets for our monthly show on Wednesday April 27th are sold out. There may be a few tickets on the door but we can’t guarantee it. That’s a bummer man.

But fear not, we have two other brilliant brownbread mixtape events planned for the next fortnight, so you can get fresh slices of brown bread in different locations with different toppings. They are going to be very very special.  Far out man!

We really need your support for these shows to ensure that more events like them will happen in the future. Support live art, live music, live poetry! So, if you would consider sending on the link to this blog or the websites and Facebook event pages below, we would be most grateful. Much obliged.

We are really looking forward to the shows and can’t wait to see you there!
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1. Mindfield Festival
(Dublin – Friday April 29th)

The Brownbread Mixtape will proudly be showcasing poetry by our very own Kalle Ryan and the mighty poetess Erin Fornoff at the MindField Festival in Dublin on Friday April 29th. We are thrilled, honored and delighted to be part of such an inspiring and cool event. The maestro of metre and rhyme, Mr Marty Mulligan will host this spectacular night of spoken word which will also feature performance poetry by the fine folks at Tongue Box and The Glór Sessions. All for only 10 EUR. That, my friends, is a bloody bargain. It will be brilliant!

Get your tickets now for a really special night. Go on, clickety click right here.

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2. Trash Culture Revue
(Cork – Saturday May 7th)

Dearest Cork rebels. On May 7th we’re taking The Brown Bread Mixtape to the People’s Republic of Cork as part of the very cool Trash Culture Revue festival. Our very special Cork-flavoured theme of the night will be “Rebels!” The show is taking place at The Woodford and kicks off at 8pm. We have a killer lineup that you would normally pay bucketloads of cash to see, but for one night only they will perform for your pleasure for the princely sum of zero EURO. Yes, the show is FREE! Featuring performances from outstanding musicians Pearse McGloughlin and Fia Rua, rhymes and rhythm from Munster poetry slam champion Fergus Costello and emotional and impactful poems from multiple award winning poet Stephen James Smith. And, of course, hilarious sketches by The Brownbread Players. All hosted with the usual aplomb and silliness by MC Kalle Ryan and sound man sidekick superstar Enda Roche.

—Facebook event page for BBMT in Cork can be found here—


—-Click here for more info on other great shows in the Trash Culture Revue—-

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The brownbread mixtape is a free monthly comedy, poetry & music show in The Stag’s Head pub in Dublin, Ireland. Each month’s show has a theme and we all have loads of fun. Simple as that.

We can be followed & liked in these places:
YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | Ustream

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