The Workman's Club to open new music venue with ten-night run of gigs

By Brian Dillon

The Workman's Club has announced the opening of The Cellar, a brand new underground venue for live music right underneath the iconic nightclub.

The new space will feature a cool new stage, high end sound system and a bar.

Promising a "musical oasis", The Workman's Club also announced a ten-night line up of great Irish musical talent to celebrate the opening.

The brand new destination for Irish talent and music lovers will open on Friday, October 22 with Mango X MathMan taking to the stage to launch their brand new single Heartbreaks & Promises.

Other acts that will take to the stage during the ten days include Shiv, Efé, Negro Impacto, Bricknasty, Strange Boy, The X Collective, Why-Axis and more.

On Thursday, October 28th, Dublin band Pillow Queens will perform in The Cellar. Having made waves on the Irish music scene and around the world, the band even made their US TV debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Opening week at The Cellar (The Workman's Club)

On Saturday, October 30, there will be a performance by Overhead, The Albatross, a group of six from Dublin with a unique take on post-rock.

The series of gigs will then finish on Sunday, October 31 with a performance by THUMPER.

Announcing the news, club managers said: "It gives us the opportunity to put on even more live music – and let’s be honest. We need double the live music these days, we’ve got lots of catching up to do.

"We have been beavering away behind the scenes to bring you some of the finest musical talent our island has to offer."

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