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17th November, 2017 – Folk’n Soup Nite # 8

17 November @ 9:30 pm - 12:30 am

- €10

– Padraig Jack
– Sarah Buckley
– Soupsounds and more!

Padraig Jack

Born and raised on the Gaeltacht island Inis Mór, Padraig Jack’s music is influenced by his surroundings, his musical family and artists including of James Taylor, Van Morrison, Paul Brady, Christy Moore and The Eagles. His music is a blend of West-of-Ireland, Celtic and is contemporary in style.

​His debut single release, in 2016 was a dual one, in English and in Irish and received significant national airplay. Padraig’s music plays out regularly on national and international radio and he is a regular performer on national TV. To date he has received two award nominations for NÓS Music Awards the prestigious Pan Celtic music award for his debut single. His second single “Can’t Find My Way Home / i bhFostú sa bhFiántas” has received airplay and reinforced his reputation as a singer and songwriter of substance in both the English and Irish languages. Padraig’s supporting stage credits include, The Saw Doctors, Donal Lunny, Mick Flannery and John Spillane. This is Padraig’s first visit to the Folk’n Soup Club.

For tour info and to purchase his music visit Padraig’s website

Padraig Jack – ‘One Way Ticket Time’



Cork alt folk ensemble SILLK, Orla Travers and Julian Halpin perform a string-laden melange of ‘Gothic Chamber Grunge’. Travers’ original lyrics waste little time in driving to the heart of each story and her vocal performance further accentuates their perilous nature and Noir sensibilities.

Described by one reviewer as “a dichotomy of light-hearted play and heavy subject matter, balanced, bearing a wide, irreverent grin”, we are Folk’n chuffed to have SILLK perform at this months club. Info, sparse though it may be, can be found on their Facebook page
Purchase and download SILLK music on Bandcamp

SILLK – ‘Switchblades Don’t Sleep’


Sarah Buckley

Dublin based Cork singer songwriter Sarah Buckley is a rising gem. Having just finished college she is currently working on her debut recording. Live she has featured at numerous festivals including, Electric Picnic, Vantastival, Cork Jazz and Le Cheile Festivals. Buckley’s lilting Cork accent helps to establish a beguiling vocal that drifts from folk to country. This is Sarah’s first visit to the Folk’n Soup Club

For more about Sarah visit her website

Sarah Buckley – ‘Wedding Bells’


Folk’n Disclaimer

The Folk’n Soup Club is an independent club nite whose M.O. is to make each event as unique as the audience it entertains. For us music and performance variety are vital, no two club nites are the same. We aim to plug, promote and praise rising and established performers. The Folk’n Soup Club is a ‘Not for Profit’ initiative out of which all proceeds go towards funding your entertainment.

The value we place on each club nite is €10, entry includes a restaurant quality, specialty seasonal soup. The take at the door goes to the performers. Remaining monies are reinvested to make each successive club nite a unique performance experience for artists and audience alike. Where possible we donate to our featured charities. The Folk’n Soup Club acknowledges the help of, and is grateful to our monthly supporters; The Washerwoman Ballina, Tuscany Bistro Ballina and Flanagan’s on the Lake (yep you guessed it, in Ballina). #GETSOUPED

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17 November
9:30 pm - 12:30 am