A small hairdressing salon in Dublin has relaunched its famous concert evenings promoting the best of Irish independent music.
Abner Brown’s barbershop in Rathmines rose to fame a few years ago and gained international media attention when REM frontman Michael Stipe burst into the intimate venue to see what it’s up to. was acting.
Owner and founder Dave Judge said he decided to relaunch the famous musical evening after being inundated with requests from the public.
It kicked off again on Wednesday with up and coming artists ELLYD and State Lights taking center stage.
Stalled at full capacity that night, Dave told the music-loving crowd that he plans to bring the monthly session back to enthusiastic cheers.
Speaking to Dublin Live, Dave, who is also an extremely popular hairdresser and owner of Dublin’s best hot spot, The Underground, said he was happy the infamous night of music is back.
He said: âWednesday night was amazing and we had a great turnout. Tickets for the event sold out very quickly.
âFrom what I hear, people are delighted that night has returned.
âELLYD and State Lights were our first bands to play and they didn’t disappoint. They were amazing and the audience loved them.
“Barber shop concerts are not about making money, it’s about giving artists, especially freelancers, a platform.”
For other concert dates, keep an eye out for Abner Browns on Facebook.
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