St Patricks night with Racker Donnelly & Dublin Mensshed

Celebrating St Patrick’s night with an Irish Slam Poet and a men’s choir from Dublin.

Former UK Slam Champion Poet, Irish Times Speaker of the Year & Grand Marshal of the Dublin Riviera, Racker Donnelly has performed for many music, comedy, arts, folk & story clubs & festivals, with the Chieftains in Bray, with Christy Moore at the Frank Harte Festival & with Dara O Briain & Ardal O’Hanlon at Bloomsbury Theatre.

He has featured three times for Liverpool Irish Festival, four times for Sidmouth Folk Week & four times for Whitby Folk Week, & for the Frank Harte festival in Dublin & for many Burns Nights, Bloomsdays & Mylesdays (for Flann O’Brien). 

He will be a guest at Sidmouth again in 2020.

Racker has performed his one-man show in Ireland, Melbourne, Sheffield, London, Liverpool, New York & for the Edinburgh Festival & sometimes performs with Jacquelyn Hynes (as RackerJacq) or Carol Anderson or Thomas McCarthy (Ireland’s Folk Singer of the Year 2019).

Racker Donnelly has MCd & performed in concerts at London’s City Hall & the Musical Traditions Club (where he’s a resident performer), the Royal Festival Hall & the Purcell Room, London Arts & Community Festivals, Irish Centres & the Irish Embassy, in Trafalgar Square, the Bray Mermaid & the Ashmolean Museum & has been the featured poet on BBC Radio 4’s SATURDAY LIVE & for Poet in the City & on lots of Irish radio shows. Many of his poems were commissioned for Irish National Radio & replayed on pick-of-the-week Playback. 

Having posted over 1550 of his Rackerhymes on Facebook,

Racker also sings & babbles in Irish/Scottish/Music-Hall

Nights & Story/Poetry/Comedy events, usually in English.

 SEAMUS HEANEY

Wow!

CHRISTY MOORE

It’s always good to hear you. What you do is very musical.

SUNDAY TRIBUNE

James Joyce himself

would have loved this.

Clever, humorous, articulate, marvellous.

BBC RADIO 4

Brilliant. Genius. Lovely stuff.

KINGSTON GUARDIAN

Roaringly funny, left the audience crying with laughter.

FINTAN O’TOOLE

The Great Racker.

MARTIN CARTHY

A wonderful performer.

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Available Tickets: 100
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Date

Mar 17 2020

Time

8:00 pm

Cost

£10
Category
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