keeping live music alive
The events are a great opportunity to meet up with old friends and make some new ones. The HOT SPOT MUSIC CLUB is a friendly and relaxed venue. Read below for details of all of the events taking place.
Every Sunday from September to June
Drop up to the Hot Spot for our weekly Sunday Jam from 4pm. Sometimes it’s jazz, sometimes it’s ukulele and sometimes it’s just plain ol’ roots! To participate, perform or promote – email firstname.lastname@example.org
Host your private party – It’s the hottest spot in Greystones! For smaller party numbers e.g. 20 – 25 you can reserve the upper deck at a gig of your choice & bring your own nibbles!
You can buy discount tickets to most events online, in person at the venue during opening hours or by phone 087 2917519 (cr. card)
Sat19Nov2016Doors open 8pmTickets €13 - €15
Peter Bruntnell/Jeff Finlin/Clive Barnes - Songwriters Tour
On Saturday, Nov 19, Songwriter’s Circle Tour comes to the Hot Spot Music Club in Greystones, bringing together three talented and diverse songwriters from around the world. From the UK, Peter Bruntnell, “One of England’s best kept musical secrets” according to 'Rolling Stone' and “One of the finest songwriters in Britain” according to 'The Independent' with reviewers and fans alike comparing him with Nick Drake and John Martyn.
From the US, grandson of Irish railroad workers, Jeff Finlin of whom The Chicago Sun Times said: “FINLIN writes with the minimalist grit of Sam Shepard and Raymond Carver – tune in and you will hear an elusive magic.” Finlin has released several albums one of which ‘Music Row’ called “A do it yourself piece of musical brilliance – Simply manna to the literate songwriter’s soul.” Uncut called Finlin – “A real find.
From Ireland, our very own Clive Barnes - a guitarist, singer and songwriter of rare quality. Clive has released four studio albums to date the latest of which The Ghost Country garnered rave four and five star reviews with previous album ‘Welcome To Farewell’ winning Album of the Year in US publication Acoustic Guitar. Clive has toured throughout the US and Europe as a solo act and also as lap steel guitarist with the likes of Eric Bibb, Joe Cocker and Taj Mahal. He has toured as opening act with Jeff Beck, Alison Krauss, Gary Clark Jr, David Crosby, Dr. John, Greg Allman, Solomon Burke, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Seasick Steve, Rodrigo Y Gabriela and many many more. Doors 8pm