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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

'Saturday 24th August @ Mason's Live Music Venue

This Saturday we are changing it about. Dj Shay is live in the bar from 10pm followed by our new live music slot every Saturday. This week sees the return of lively 4 piece Divine Invention. This Pop/Rock band know how to deliver, covering a wide range of material from the classics to modern. Always something for all musical persuasions. So head on down to Mason's Live Music Venue for another great night of Quality live music this Saturday 24th August band on stage at 11pm.

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

Rock star Bono recently took some time out to show his support for Ivor Casey, the author of the new Elvis biography "Elvis and Ireland".

The new book explores the life of Elvis and his influence and connections with Ireland. It is a social and historical study, documenting the evolution of rock and pop culture in Ireland, while simultaneously covering the entire story of Elvis's life, with some new perspectives.

Bono met Ivor in Dalkey where they discussed Elvis and rock 'n' roll. The new book contains a substantial section on Irish rock band U2 and the Elvis links with the Irish band. When asked about his inclusion in the book, Bono remarked that he was "delighted to be part of the whole thing". Among the Irish influences and connections made in "Elvis and Ireland" include Irish songs Elvis sang and the

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

Saturday August 24th Get Down Edits Return to Shortts Terrace for their monthly residence & this time round they have very special guest Dublin's Kelly-Anne Bryne.

Kelly-Anne has been djing for the past 12 years on Dublin's pub and club scene. One of the original residents of Mother and known for her love of disco music, she holds her parents responsible for her musical taste: 'my parents had a huge vinyl collection and used to hold wild parties where people would stay up dancing all night and I'd lie in bed listening to the tunes. I remember my mother taught aerobics and all the music she used were 12'' disco records, it was obvious then that I would follow suit in some sort of way. ' She currently has her own radio show on Saturday nights on Phantom 105.2 in which

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

Kick start your weekend in Waterford's Premier live music venue Friday 23rd August as we welcome back Fuse to Shortt's Live Music Venue, Fuse are a Young, energetic, super-professional and one of the most exciting party bands currently playing in the south east! Fuse are an all-male 4-piece band based in Waterford, and cover a huge range of music from The Beatles to Dire Strates,The Doors, Rolling Stones, Coldplay, Kings of Leon and The Killers. Their professional sound comes with years of experience in the live music industry. So get on down to Shortt's and let's get our party on!

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

Wednesday 21st of August is a night for the diary as we welcome back Waterford's hottest 5 piece.

The Unusual Suspects are a Waterford based band who in their brief yet exciting life so far has managed to climb the entertainment ladder and perform in some of Ireland's top venues and alongside some of the country's most sought after bands. With a jam packed calendar this is certainly one of Ireland's hardest working groups. The powerful stage performance creates an almost enigmatic symbiotic relationship between the crowd and the band as people are brought through dynamic and diverse genres of music, from the trumpet grooves of Stevie Wonder, the reggae beats of Bob Marley, the classic scream of Led Zeppelin, the modern flow of Bruno Mars and the spine chilling blast of

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

Not since the by gone era of Ruby's lounge has Waterford city been supplied with a venue that offers live music 7 nights a week, back in May of this year Shortt's live music venue launched its new weekly line up and we have to say it's been going down a treat as locals have been flocking to the city centre venue on a nightly basis.

We are delighted with the support that has been shown and for that we thank you from the bottom of our heart, we are more than pleased to announce that our 7 nights a week schedule will continue into the winter months, and as always we will be offering a diverse range of genres that will keep your toes tapping and hips swing.

Thank you Waterford there is life in the old dog yet !!

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

Rock on down to Shortt's this Sunday night August 25th as we welcome back one of Waterford's hottest talents to Shortt's, Fronted by Waterford's best lead female vocalist Aisling Browne, backed by 3 of the city's hottest musicians on guitar, bass and drums, Let yourself be transported on a musical journey as the powerful and sultry lead vocals will leave you short of breath. The Fizz Bombs are the perfect party band for any night with unique cover versions of everyone from Aretha Franklin to Elbow to AC/DC! As always be prepared to be sucked into the infectious atmosphere that can only be found in Shortt's Live Music Venue. The band is on stage at 11.00pm and there is no cover charge on the night.

Don't forget folks we operate a strict over 21 policy so ID is required if you

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

This coming Sunday August 25th is more than a worthy cause to support, as we may have heard recently our local league of Ireland football club Waterford United has had a few problems and a loyal band of fans have come together to raise much needed funds, and what better way to do it with an amazing night of music.

The SKUNK/SKAZOO ALL-STARS (8-piece ska band), fronted by original Skunk vocalist Mark Graham, with none other Waterord high flyers Solar Taxi will be live on the big stage in Crystal nightclub.

There will also be PRE-GIG Ska session at Norris's Bar, with drinks offers, ska music, with a bit of Solar Taxi mixed in. If you buy your gig ticket IN Norris's Bar, between NOW and 8.30 on the night, you'll enter a free draw for 10 Norris's drinks vouchers

Tickets are on

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

waterfordfilmforall and Garter Lane Arts Centre presents

The Wizard of Oz

Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage.

Featuring classic songs such as Over The Rainbow, We're Off To See The Wizard and Follow The Yellow Brick Road, The Wizard of Oz is a film for young and old alike. It will be screened in Garter Lane Cinema on Sunday, August 25th at 3pm. Admission €3 and family of four tickets for €10. Booking 051-855038

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Wednesday, 21st August 2013

Applications for the third series now being accepted online!

RTÉ's hugely successful series the 'Voice of Ireland' is back for a third series and producers are looking for Ireland's most exciting, fresh and unique talent!

The show reached an excess of 700,000 viewers for series two and this platform presents an amazing opportunity for budding or established singers to get a real insight into the music industry, with the winning contestant securing a recording contract from Universal Records.

The series, which will be aired on RTÉ in January 2014, will see the four famous chairs turning for a new wave of talent and the application process is now open. You can apply online through http://www..rte.ie/thevoice by submitting an MP3 recording, video or Youtube clip, soundcloud or any digital format that showcases your voice.

Produced by Screentime ShinAwiL the third series promises to

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