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SIÚCRA @ The Sugar Club

launches with an intimate evening with  THE HIGH KINGS

The Sugar Club announces SIÚCRA, a new initiative dedicated to the performance and promotion of traditional Irish music and arts. SIÚCRA will run over the summer months with a series of events commencing with a two week residency of an intimate evening with THE HIGH KINGS (Finbarr Clancy, Martin Furey, Brian Dunphy and Darren Holden) opening July 5th.

The Sugar Club, Dublin’s premier multi arts venue, has launched SIÚCRA, a long term patronage initiative designed to mentor and nurture traditional Irish music, arts and culture and promote it to a wider audience both nationally and internationally. The High Kings will launch SIÚCRA with a two week residency on July 5th offering a rare opportunity to enjoy them in an intimate environment.

“SIÚCRA will feature performances by established and new artists over the coming months as well as sessions with special guest hosts.” explains Oisin Davis, General Manager, The Sugar Club. “We want to create an open forum for the development of traditional music and attract artists and audiences, especially tourists over the summer months. We are delighted to have an internationally renowned act like THE HIGH KINGS on board for the launch.”

Platinum selling THE HIGH KINGS, earlier this year completed a very successful 25 date tour and their 2nd CD MEMORY LANE (Universal Music Ireland) is now on sale.   From legendary heritage, the renowned vocalists and multi instrumentalist Musicians THE HIGH KINGS carry on the tradition of great Irish music.

The Sugar Club has a reputation for discovering and mentoring new artists and has recognized a wealth of talent emerging in traditional music as well as an appreciative younger audience. Offering an exclusive setting with state of the art facilities, the Sugar Club is well established as a premier venue with performers and audiences alike. Ideally located just off Stephen’s Green, The Sugar Club is at the heart of Dublin’s city centre, close to all amenities, beside its best hotels and restaurants and easily accessible by private or public transport. #

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Ticket Information

Standing will be released when seated are sold- they are priced at €25 inclusive of booking fee

Seated are €30 plus booking fee

Tickets available from Telephone:     0818 719 300

For more information on Siúcra :

Caitríona Ward

The Sugar Club

8 Upper Leeson St

Dublin 2

Tel:       678 7188

Mob:     086 2505883

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