Guinness Amplify: Gigs for Derry this weekend

There are Guinness Amplify gigs in Derry this weekend.
There are Guinness Amplify gigs in Derry this weekend.

Earlier this summer, Guinness unveiled a new exciting music programme with the launch of Guinness Amplify. Guinness Amplify will connect the freshest new music talent with audiences all over Ireland, as well as providing them with some of the resources and expertise they need to help them along the way.

Over 800 acts applied online and publicans all over Ireland have started selecting bands to perform live pub gigs at Guinness Amplify Live throughout September and October. The regional live gigs kicked off in Leinster on last weekend and will rotate around Ireland, focusing on a different region each week over the course of the five weekends.

Some great emerging artists are set to perform in Louth pubs with Crow Black Chicken booked to play in Sandinos, Derry, Pablo n Red to play Peadar O’Donnells, and Ryan McMullan Music to play in Market Bar, Draperstown .

There will also be a few surprises along the way, with some of the biggest names in music turning up to perform in pubs across Ireland. To date the line-up includes;Kodaline, Ellie Goulding, Walking On Cars and Daithi, Bastille, Disclosure and Jess Glynne. New to the line-up today is; Hozier, London Grammar, Rudimental, Duke Dumont, George Ezra and Dan Croll. The Derry gigs in September are as follows: Saturday, September 20, 5pm, Sandinos-Crow Black Chicken, and also at 5pm, September 20 in Peadar O’Donnell’s-Pablo n Red and at The Metro on Sunday, September 21 at 7pm-White Male Actors as well as Wild Promises.

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