THE YOUNG DUBLINERS

The Young Dubliners performing at Cafe Eleven

 Nov 16, 2017

8:30pm

with special guest The Wobbly Toms

The Original Cafe Eleven

 St. Augustine Beach, FL

$20adv / $25door

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The Young Dubliners are quite possibly Celtic rock’s hardest working band, playing hundreds of shows to thousands of fans across the US and Europe every year. In recent years they have twice appeared on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live  Good Morning America,  had songs featured in TV shows (Sons Of Anarchy, Human Target) and toured extensively as a headliner and as the opener for such a diverse list of artists as Collective Soul, Jethro Tull, Johnny Lang, Los Lobos and many more.

 

Although the Young Dubliners sound is most commonly called ‘Celtic Rock’, that label, as labels often can be, is misleading. The Irish influence is there, certainly, but it’s not the only influence that rears its head on their albums, or in live shows. After all, several of the band members have no Irish roots of any kind. “That was always the idea", Keith Roberts, lead singer for the band explains. “The sound was always intended to be a hybrid because we all come from different backgrounds. Even though two of us are from Ireland, a lot of the music we listened to growing up wasn’t Irish at all, but when we got here, we got homesick and developed a new appreciation for Irish Music. In truth the Celtic riffs can just as easily come from the American band members. Everyone writes now so you never know what we’ll end up with when we start on a new album.

 

The last album (Nine) was the bands first independently released effort. “We had a few label offers but decided we were well overdue to take things into our own hands,” says Roberts, “After eight albums on various labels it just seemed right to go it alone for once and maintain full creative control.”

 


 

 

 

 The Wobbly Toms

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Passionate. Energetic. Amusing. Addictive.
This is the sound of The Wobbly Toms; St. Augustine's most gregarious musical act- members of which have been playing locally for over 20 years.
This collective of friends coaxes unique, yet familiar, sounds using a variety of string and percussion instruments coupled with distinct vocal harmonies. The diverse tones created by this quorum of stouthearted (and occasionally stout quaffing) lads suggest age old traditionals, classic folk, gypsy punk, and American pub rock - while generating something entirely theirs.
No matter the jargon, there's a decisive Wobbly Toms sound. Joyous, unforgettable, and steeped in reverie - Wobbly Toms music encourages their fans worldwide to raise a glass, dance about, and sing along to the funnest band in The Oldest City.

 

 

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