A tribute night for U.S. musician David Berman – who passed away earlier this month – will take place at Dublin’s Sound House on October 17th. Featuring Adrian Crowley, Steve Windings, Maija Sofia, Eileen Gogan, Dudley Colley, Anna Carey & Patrick Freyne, Skelocrats, members of Shrug Life, Oh Boland, The Former Soviet Republic and more performing the songs of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, Purple Jews will see all proceeds going to Aware. Tickets cost €15 and can be bought here. Doors are at 8pm. Revisit Maija Sofia’s TTA obituary of Berman here.
One of a number of special fundraisers spawned in the wake of his passing last week, Belfast’s Limelight 1 will celebrate the legacy of David Bowie with a special one-off event to raise money for the NI Cancer Fund for Children. Featuring Rebel Rebel – “Ireland’s premier Bowie tribute” – performing after a screening of Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell To Earth, the night will also feature host and DJ for the night Joe Lindsay, who will play the hits, obscurities, remixes, influences and influenced. Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 22 at 9am via here and here,…