We Shall Overcome Festival 2022
Hope Collective presents The return of “We Shall Overcome” festival
Since May 2015 organisers have run more than 1100 events in 150 different towns and cities worldwide, raising an estimated £675,000 worth of food, cash, clothing, bedding, furniture and electrical goods for those struggling. This year sees two events over 2 different nights celebrating culture and musicians looking to reach out and help
The Last Mile + Parker + Chimers – Dublin Bohs Bar Sept 23 2022
The Last Mile are from Montreal and write songs that are rooted in melody and angst, love/hate and an unwavering hope. Their latest record “Respect The Frequency” came out on Brassneck records in the UK and Rad Girlfriend in the US (label of Leatherface amongst many others)
Parker are from Derry. They have just released their debut single Never Miss. It’s a glorious pop punk fuzzy noise.
Chimers are a couple based in New South Wales. The guitarist is originally from Kilkenny (and played in punk legends Cheapskate). They are paying a long awaited family visit and while here are going to delight us with their garage, noise hardcore sound.
Hope Collective have been involved in putting on diy events and publications since 1980’s monochrome Dublin. Previous gigs include bands like Fugazi, Babes In Toyland, Therapy?, NoMeansNo, Green Day, Jawbreaker and a legion of others listed here
This event is a benefit for Aoibhneas Domestic Support for Women and Children
Tickets for the Dublin gig are €10 + charges from Eventbrite
Last Mile Music
Last mile video
“Dublin Ghosts” – An evening with Pete Holidai and Tony St Ledger
Featuring a set from Pete Holidai and Tony St Ledger, two musicians / song writers who have been performing songs about their native city since the 1970’s. Veterans of Irelands first ‘punk’ band, a variety of successful new wave and rock bands and now members of ‘Trouble Pilgrims’, in this evening they will shine a light on ‘dear dirty Dublin’ and capture its unique people and atmosphere as Sean O’Casey did a century ago.
With very special guest Phelim Drew.
Performance from 8.00 pm till 10.00pm
ALL PROCEEEDS TO SAOL PROJECT
(SAOL Project is an addiction rehabilitation day service for women only , providing a safe and friendly atmosphere in Dublin City Centre)
Presented by HOPE COLLECTIVE as part of the We Shall Overcome Festival 2022 in conjunction with Seán O’Casey Festival 2022.