There’s no let up in the musical offerings available on Shannonside throughout March, here’s our selection of the stand-out gigs this month.


Bringing their ‘dare to crush’ tour to Limerick is Dublin band banríon, a night of exciting guitar-fueled power pop takes place in the Record Room on March 10th.

Niall Quinnn is 50…and won’t get off stage

And sure would we ever want him to? Yes, Niall Quinn of The Hitchers and Theme Tune Boy is hitting the big 5-0 and he wants to celebrate that landmark with you in the Kasbah Social Club on March 10. Expect plenty of tunes from the aforementioned acts and much more, including a brand new single!

Newton Faulkner

Later that weekend on March 12th in Dolans Warehouse there is more laid-back fare being provided by the hugely talented Newton Faulkner.


And could there be a more impressive way to kick off the St. Patrick’s Weekend celebrations than with the first Limerick appearance of dance legends Orbital? Still going strong over 30 years after recording the seminal Chime, they are guaranteed to have the Big Top hopping on March 16th.

Les SalAmandas

It’s going to be an extremely busy night of music in the Record Room on March 24th, early in the evening Les SalAmandas fresh from the release of their highly polished debut album ‘There’s a Sea Between Us’ finally rock up to Limerick with their rescheduled live performance.

Bazaar Jocker

Then there’s a not to be missed event mash-up later that night as Bazaar and Disco Jocker come together for what promises to be an epic night. Kicking off with house regular mankky, before the enigmatic talent that is Elaine Howley marks her return to the Record Room. The night will be brought to what is sure to be a propulsive conclusion with Naive Ted on the decks.

Biig Piig

Possibly the most exciting date in the calendar this month is pop sensation Biig Piig whose ever-increasing popularity has seen her night in Dolan’s on March 25th upgraded to the Warehouse venue. A talent who’s stock has been on the rise over the past year or two released her latest EP ‘Liquorice’ to ecstatic reviews.

Meryl Streek

One of the most acerbic albums released in Ireland last year was ‘796’ by Meryl Streek, on March 31 Upstairs in Dolans will bear witness to a unique punk act that certainly takes the cutting edge to many of Ireland’s social ills.