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News of what’s in store when that lovely Spiegeltent returns to the city in September for this year’s Dublin Fringe festival. Here’s what may interest On The Record readers. Yeah, there’s some theatre and cabaret stuff happening too which we’ve …

Wed, Aug 15, 2007, 17:19

   

News of what’s in store when that lovely Spiegeltent returns to the city in September for this year’s Dublin Fringe festival.

Here’s what may interest On The Record readers. Yeah, there’s some theatre and cabaret stuff happening too which we’ve left out. Look, we’re not The View, ai’ght? The TV programme we mean, not the dodgy indie band. Like, we know On The Record readers are not the women with scarves who make up the Irish arts set. Yes? No?

Anyway, on with the show.

Red Hot & Brass (September 8th)
A brass band club night with Beat ‘n’ Blow from Germany. 

Marlena Shaw & Mad Professor (September 11)
Californian soul and heavyweight subsonic dub.

The Blue of the Night Live (September 12)
The Lyric FM late-night radio show brings us the magnificent Colleen, Mercury Prize-friendly Joanna MacGregor and Andy Sheppard, Argentinian quintet Lunfardia and Ian Shaw with the Phil Ware Trio

Crazy P (September 14)
The funky disco house band formerly known as Crazy Penis until they were circumcised (ho, ho etc etc)

B-Music (September 15)
Belfast Cowboy David Holmes joins Andy Votel and Dom Thomas for a night of off-kilter psych-rock.

Wax The Jam (September 16)
Nightmares On Wax dude DJ Ease keeps it mello’ with Negghead, Guts, Arveene, MC Ricky Ranking (N.O.W. and Roots Manuva) plus singers Chyna B and Ella May from N.O.W.

Seasick Steve (September 18)
Yeah! We’ve been digging this legendary hobo’s “Dog House Music” album all summer long. Support from King Creosote.

The Big Bang Symphony (September 19)
Congolese composer in Cork Niwel Tsumbu’s cross-cultural ensemble with music and voices from South and Middle America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Ireland. 

Sweet Charles (September 22)
Musical director, bandleader and producer Sweet Charles gets on up with his band. He’s worked with all the greats including James Brown, Al Green and Curtis Mayfield.