The Church Blues Club

St George's Arts & Heritage Centre, Mitchesltown

Fri 01 Jul 2022 (note: this event has already taken place)

Who would ever think those famous opening words from Jimi Hendrix “Welcome to My Church of Blues” would ever come true? Of course we all know that here in Ireland anything is possible and that’s exactly what will be happening at the former church, Saint George’s Arts & Heritage Centre in Mitchelstown on Friday July 1st – the debut of Ireland’s newest blues club! The Church Blues club who have adopted Saint George’s as their spiritual home.

Jimi Hendrix won’t be there in person on the night, but there will be moments in time when you will swear that he is there on stage in spirit as you are captivated by Dublin born and bred guitar wizard Gerry Quigley & his band The Mystic Blues band.

This debut show will be a special fundraiser for the Saint George’s restoration project. The Church Blues Club’s Australian founder Sharon Quigley (who is based nearby in Co.Cork) had a vision to create a blues club in Ireland for quite a few years, inspired by the prestigious Perth Blues Club Western Australia where her

Show more..