Wednesday, 21st February 2018
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It's time to banish those January blues and hit the Apple Market entertainment district, where Waterford comes alive. Shortt's, the Terrace and Project is your only late night destination for top quality live bands and DJs and here is your full line-up for the weekend ahead:

FRIDAY – THE RENEGADES + GROOVE DJs

The Renegades never fail to raise the roof at Shortts. The young 5 piece from Waterford are now getting gigs all over the country based on their live reputation but they always love coming back to where it all started for them. Out on the Terrace the Groove DJs will be getting you in weekend mode with their bag of funk, disco and house floor-fillers.

SATURDAY

BRAND NEW CADILLAC + MARSHAL + GOOD TIMES DJS

Brand New Cadillac are the perfect band for a Saturday night out on the town with their feelgood set of rock, pop and ska covers. Marshal returns to Project for his first Saturday night set of 2018 and Good Times' Jay Ru will be playing a Saturday night mix of floor fillers on the Terrace.

SUNDAY

UNUSUAL SUSPECTS + SOCIAL DJS

The Unusual Suspects take over the Shortts Super Sunday Session this week and you are always guaranteed a full dance floor with these lads from start to finish. The Social on the Terrace will see out the weekend with another great mix of disco, funk, house and hip-hop.

REBEL REBEL

'THE DAVID BOWIE EXPERIENCE'

Rebel Rebel are Europe's top David Bowie tribute band and are returning to Waterford for a show at Shortt's on Saturday, 3rd Feb (doors 8pm), having impressed big time at both Daytripper and Project in 2016. The band were also the headline act at the recent David Bowie Festival in Dublin, selling out the 1,600 capacity Vicar Street in Dublin on his Birthday, 8 January. Advance tickets for the Shortts gig are available now at projectandshortts.ticketabc.com

When the late great David Bowie passed away at the beginning of 2016, there was a huge outpouring of love and respect from music fans all over the world, something that has only previously been seen on the deaths of Elvis Presley and John Lennon. David's body of work over a period of almost 50 years is unsurpassed in modern music and this continued right up to his swansong, the magnificent 'Blackstar'. Due to David's absence from the live scene over the last decade, Rebel Rebel have built up a dedicated fan base all over Ireland and abroad with their amazing tribute to the Man. They are Bowie fans playing Bowie music for Bowie fans, a fully live 6 piece band faithfully recreating the most popular songs from Bowie's extensive back catalogue. Rebel Rebel cover Bowie's hits from 1969 right up to the present day. Lead singer Peter Quinn has always had his voice compared to Bowie's. "I released an album of original material in 1999 and it was instantly compared to Bowie. It was something I had been told from the time I cut my first demo tape, so when I was looking for a new project a Bowie tribute was the obvious direction.” Don't miss Rebel Rebel at Shortts on Saturday, 3rd Feb.

"Sounds uncannily like David Bowie in good form."

Tony Clayton Lea, the Irish Times.

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