Sat, 11 Jan


The Grand Social

Mary Stokes Band

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 Mary Stokes Band

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11 Jan 2020, 19:30

The Grand Social, 35 Liffey Street Lower, Northside, Dublin 1, D01 C3N0, Ireland

About The Event

The Grand Social proudly presents: 


Mary Stokes Band, 

The Grand Social, Dublin January 11th 2020

Tix €10 + SC 

Irish vocalist extraordinaire Mary Stokes makes a welcome debut in The Grand Social as she and her band headline a night of Rocking Blues on January 11th at 9pm. 

In musical collaboration with the sensational Irish guitarist Sarah Michelle, Mary Stokes has fine tuned her authentic blues sound for which she is widely known, while at the same time reinterpreting some of her original material for the show. 

With recent successes including a critically acclaimed show in Liverpool’s world renowned‘Cavern Club’ - by invitation from Julia Baird, John Lennon’s sister and Director of the Cavern- and the release of their Christmas single ‘At The Christmas Ball’ which has garnered great attention in the run up to Christmas! 

In addition to Sarah Michelle on guitar, The Mary Stokes Band will feature veteran sidemen Brian Palm on harmonica, with Chris Byrne on bass and Robbie Barrett on drums. 

In a musical history spanning two decades The Mary Stokes Band has performed with BB King, Fats Domino, John Lee Hooker, Bo Diddley, Hubert Sumlin, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Lowell Fulson, Johnny Copeland, Jeff Healey, Rory Gallagher, Carey Bell, Lurrie Bell, Pinetop Perkins, Georgie Fame, Louisiana Red, Lefty Dizz, John Campbell, U.P. Wilson, Eddie Kirkland and many other blues greats.

Mary Stokes and her band have toured throughout Ireland, Europe, and the U.S.A, performing at numerous festivals and in many of the most iconic Blues Clubs in the World. 

The Mary Stokes Band regularly perform at several festivals in Ireland, Europe and the U.S.A. The last year culminated with the release of their ‘At The Christmas Ball’ single in December which followed an incrediblly successful year - Mary Stokes and her band have been invited to return to Cavern Club in Liverpool and at are lining up an exciting year including the release of their full album, European and USA gigs, and likely appearances at the Rory Gallagher Festival in Ballyshannon in 2020 among others! 

This Grand Social Gig is not to be missed!! 

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