Dublin Soul @ FREE Post-Parade Festival after SF St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sat Mar 16 2024 at 04:00 pm

Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, CA | San Francisco

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Dublin Soul @ FREE Post-Parade Festival after SF St. Patrick's Day Parade
The #UniteSF festival kicks off after the Saint Patrick's Day Parade on March 16, 2024 at 2 PM at SF's Civic Center Plaza.
After Irish & Dragon dancing to Traditional Irish, you will be treated to sets by The Hooks (2:30 PM) and The Glide Ensemble (4 PM).
Dublin Soul will wrap up the all-day festival with a high energy bang at 5 PM as day turns to the evening under the lights.
Dublin Soul is a fusion of soul and Irish charm, featuring the incredible talents of Tony Lindsay (Santana), Omega Rae (Van Morrison), the traditional vocals of Amelia Hogan, Ronan and Keith Mulligan from The Hooks, backed by and the Glide Choir and Change Band, under the guidance of keyboardist and musical director, Eamonn Flynn (The Commitments, Elvin Bishop).
? Special Tribute: Dublin Soul will also honor the legacies of Sinéad O'Connor and Shane MacGowan, two titans of Irish music who left us in 2023. Join us in celebrating their unforgettable contributions through a sample of heartfelt tributes.
Eamonn Flynn - At the helm of Dublin Soul is the visionary keyboardist Eamonn Flynn. Hailing from Dublin, Ireland, Eamonn has worked with The Commitments, Finbar Furey, and The Black Brothers & Family. He has also worked with Elvin Bishop, Boz Scaggs, Los Lobos, Spearhead, Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King, Bernard Purdie, Grant Green Jr., Coco Montoya, Michelle Shocked, Taj Mahal, Pee Wee Ellis, Donald Harrison, Maria Muldaur, Honey Island Swamp Band, and a 10 year stint with Meters drummer Zigaboo Modeliste.
Eamonn's expertise lies in his ability to blend genres seamlessly, creating a sound that is both fresh and deeply rooted in musical tradition. His leadership and creative direction are the backbone of Dublin Soul, guiding the ensemble through a journey that explores the intersections of soul and Irish music in innovative and exciting ways.
Tony Lindsay - With a voice that has graced the stage alongside the legendary Santana for over 25 years, Tony Lindsay brings an unparalleled depth of soul to the ensemble. An 11 time Grammy-winning vocalist, Tony's dynamic range and powerful performances have captivated audiences worldwide. His tenure with Santana has not just been about thrilling live performances; it's been a journey of musical innovation, blending rock, Latin, and jazz influences into a unique sonic experience. Tony's involvement in Dublin Soul adds a layer of rich, soulful melodies that promise to elevate the music to new heights.
Omega Rae - Fresh off her work with Van Morrison at SFJazz in September 2023, Omega Rae's vocal prowess is characterized by its emotional depth and versatility. Her ability to transition seamlessly from soul-stirring ballads to uplifting, energetic numbers has made her a standout performer. Omega's collaboration with Van Morrison showcased her remarkable talent for infusing traditional soul with contemporary elements, making her contribution to Dublin Soul a testament to the enduring power and relevance of soul music.
Amelia Hogan - Bringing the hauntingly beautiful traditional Irish vocals to the mix, Amelia Hogan's voice is a bridge between the past and the present. Her ability to convey the emotional essence of Irish folk music, with its rich storytelling and melodic intricacies, adds a layer of authenticity and depth to the project. Amelia's extensive experience in folk music, coupled with her dedication to preserving its heritage while exploring new expressions, makes her an integral part of the Dublin Soul experience.
Ronan and Keith Mulligan - Hailing from The Hooks, Ronan and Keith Mulligan are known for their energetic performances and deep connection to the roots of Irish music. Their talent in crafting melodies that resonate with the soul of Ireland, combined with a flair for captivating live shows, brings a vibrant energy to Dublin Soul. Their contribution, especially in the tribute to Sinead O'Connor and Shane Macgowan, is anticipated to be a highlight of the event, showcasing their versatility and passion for Irish music.

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, CA, United States


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