The Sofa Sessions are back – in person, with audiences, and actual musicians.
Not only that, but if you see the image above), there’s plenty to look forward to on Thursday nights for the next few weeks and better still, there’s no cover charge.
Here’s a look at what’s happening and when.
The Sofa Sessions spring 2022 agenda
- 3 March: Tommy Halferty’s Voices feat. Jenna Harris (voice), Izumi Kimura (piano) and Derek Whyte (bass)
- 10 March: Leopoldo Osio feat. Cormac O’Brien (bass) and Cormac Larkin (drums)
- 24 March: Ronan Guilfoyle’s Macroclimate feat. Joe O’Callaghan (guitar) and André Antunés (drums)
- 31 March: Origin Story – contemporary piano trio – Greg Felton (piano), Cormac O’Brien (bass) and Matthew Jacobson (drums)
- 7 April: Aleka Potinga sings Billie Holiday feat. Chris Guilfoyle (guitar) and Derek Whyte (bass)
- 14 April: Cormac Larkin Trio feat. Scott Flanigan and Chris Guilfoyle performing music by Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Thelonius Monk, John McLaughlin and more
- 21 April: Christine Tobin & Phil Robson
- 28 April: Jimmy Smyth’s Organised feat. Scott Flanigan
If you’ve never been to Billy Byrne’s for a show (or a drink, or food), you’ll find it safely at the top of John Street in Kilkenny. Music underway from 9pm each Thursday.
For updates and changes, check facebook.com/sofasessionskilkenny