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Event Archive - Late show: The McGillicuddys, Green Flag

Sat. October 20th 2012 8:30pm Railway Club (No Minors) 8:30pm
$5 at the door only.
Late show: The McGillicuddys, Green Flag
http://www.facebook.com/events/357749520975593/
Under the influence of old school punk rock and traditional Celtic tunes, the McGillicuddys sound like a psycho ceilidh amped up with power chords: drums, bass and electric guitar provide a thumping background for the lashings of mandolin, tin whistle and accordion that complete the glorious din. This heady mixture is topped off with the gritty real-life lyrics, and catchy boot-stomping songs that make up the full-bodied McGillicuddys experience: psycho ceilidh punk! From Victoria BC, on the west coast of Canada, the McGillicuddys are a stiff mix of the Pogues and the Clash, with shots of Social Distortion and the Dubliners thrown in for good measure, creating a sound fans of groups like Flogging Molly, the Mahones and Dropkick Murphys will happily drink to.
http://mcgillicuddys.ca
Doors: 8:30 pm. Admission: $5

The McGillicuddys (Psycho Ceilidh Punk)

Celtic punk rock’n’roll, with lashings of mandolin, tin whistle and accordion all amped up with power chords that will transport you back to a mythical smoky pub with brawling songs of drink, hard living and hard loving. Album Notes: Under the influence of old school punk rock and traditional Celtic tunes, the McGillicuddys sound like a p... more info
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