Top line-up in store as the Stags Head Raw turns two...
Sunday September 22 sees a birthday blowout of epic proportions hit The Stag's Head as The Stags Head Raw celebrates two years of excellent live music.
Having burst onto the scene in 2011, the brainchild of ex-Tower Records man James Elworthy quickly established itself as an Other Voices-style intimate setting for memorable performances.
Keeping the proud tradition going on September 22 will be Dublin stalwarts The Chapters, Biggles Flys Again, Heritage Centre, Dani and more acts yet to be announced.
Admission is €10.00.
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