LIVE MUSIC – Strawman & the Jackdaws / Live at the Bowery
Tonight at The Bowery, The Shipwrecked Sessions are hosting Strawman & the Jackdaws, their first headline concert. Go and enjoy a good night of live music with this five piece alternative/folk band which will make you dance, and their two amazing supports for the night: indie-folk band Pixie Cut Rhythm Orchestra and Jazzy-soul band Toshín.
196 Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin 6
MUSICAL – The Last Ship
This week only, the successful musical The Last Ship is coming to Dublin. Composed and written by rock legend Sting, the poignant musical is inspired by the musician’s childhood.
Lead by a brilliant ensemble cast including Richard Fleeshman, Charlie Hardwick, Joe McGann and Frances McNamee, this show features a moving and heartfelt story of love, life and hope. This personal musical inspired by Sting’s own childhood experiences shows the collective defiance of a community facing the demise of the shipbuilding industry alongside a poignant and moving romantic tale of childhood sweethearts and the adults they grew up to become.
Don’t wait and book your seat for a night this week as the last representation is this Saturday!
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre,
Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2
FILM SCREENING – Bagdad Café
Tonight, as part as the Bealtaine Festival, the Silver Screen Cinema Club offering its final screening in co-operation with the Goethe-Institut Irland. Bagdad Café is a German classic comedy-drama movie, released in 1987.
Jasmin, who, whilst on holidays in the US, gets into an argument with her husband. Without further ado, the dirndl-wearing woman decides to leave him and marches through the desert. In a remote hotel she befriends the owner Brenda who also struggles with her husband. Jasmin begins working in the café, gradually transforming it and all the colorful characters who frequent it. Not only does she attract the painter Rudy, but also the attention of the local sheriff who finds out that her tourist visa has long expired…
The screening will be preceded by an introduction and followed by an open discussion.
Haigh Terrace, Morran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin