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Make a Move 2019

Friday October 4th


8pm Linda Brogan

Artist Presentation and Q&A

Excavating the Reno is a project by Jamaican-Irish playwright Linda Brogan. Growing up in Manchester, in the 1970s, in a time of “no blacks, no Irish, no dogs”, home for Linda was the legendary funk and soul cellar club “the Reno” based in Moss Side, Manchester. The club’s heyday of 1971-‘81 saw it as ‘the place to be’; with visits from the likes of Muhammad Ali.

Linda was tempted to write a play about the Reno but she “couldn’t capture the nuances. “Instead I harvested the Reno itself.” She filmed 60+ hours of memoirs and excavated the club.  Linda will give an illustrated talk on the project and participate in a Q&A.

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VENUE: Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street

9.30 pm Denise Chaila

Spoken Word Performance

Limerick’s own Denise Chaila has arrived in 2019. Her debut EP “Dual Citizenship” received widespread critical acclaim and great anticipation surrounds her album which will be released in the next few months. For this performance she returns to her spoken word roots.

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VENUE: Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street


Saturday October 5th

1pm “These Are Our Places”

Walking Tour

A walking tour around sites of some seminal Limerick night spots with Paul Tarpey and Niall Bourke. Meeting outside the G.P.O, Cecil Street at 1.00 Hear stories of events behind the now shut doors of Club A Go Go, Theatre Royal and McKnights

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Meeting point: Outside GPO, Lower Cecil Street


2.30pm-4 pm: The Vanguard

“New voices of alternative music in Limerick”

A discussion with some of the leading music makers in Limerick today with Maedbh O Connor, Post Punk Podge, DIY LK and PX Music. Hosted by Ray Burke (Wired FM).

In conjunction with Music Generation Limerick

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VENUE: Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street

10.30 PM Shookrah & April & Prima Volta djs

Live Act

 Shookrah are one of the most exciting acts to emerge from Ireland over the last couple of years. Pushing the boundaries of Irish neo-soul in new and exciting directions the group are just about to release their debut album.

Support on the night is from new irish artist April with her smooth jazz and hip-hop influenced productions.

Hosted by Prima Volta. Djs Bill Baramus and Peter Curtin will provide plenty of hip-hop beats and rhymes to keep you dancing through the night…

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Adm €7/5

VENUE: The Record Room Catherine Street

Sunday 6th October

1-3 pm Ceramic Salmon

Artist Workshop

Mary Conroy is a cross-disciplinary artist based in Limerick.
This event is an opportunity to meet Mary and experience a hands on making process using clay, ceramic molds and stenciling as part of her current project focused on the Salmon Weir in Thomandgate. Mary’s previous work includes the Swimming Otters under Shannon Bridge.

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VENUE: Ormston House, Patrick Street

3-6 pm Making a Mark- Drawing Battle

Teams of artists are invited to bring the energy of street art indoors. Artists will compete against one another by live drawing on large canvases. Themes will be given on the spot, the teams of artists will then have two hours to create an artwork in response to their given theme. Teams of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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Music by mynamisjOhn, Mankyy & aswell

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VENUE: Ormston House, Patrick Street

5pm – late Live Acts


Unscene Bazaar #6 presents a diverse line up including

Outsider Ents (Live)

Skripteh (Live)

Blakkheart (Live beats set)

Krome (Live)

Keenan (DJ)

DJ Replay (Special Irish Hip-hop DJ set!)

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VENUE: The Wickham Tap, Wickham Street