Short Straw – Profile


ACT DETAILS ________________________________________

Type of Act: 2 Piece Band

Jack Maher and Mark Penny.

Jack Maher: Played with Sharon Shannon, Mary Black, Andrea Corr, Glen Hansard

Mark Penny: Played with Damien Dempsey, Glen Hansard, Rob Strong, Don Baker


Areas covered:
Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

Special occasions covered (2hr gig):
21st, 30th, 40th, 60th, Ballad event, Wedding

EXPERIENCE _______________________________________

Type of music played: Original, Current, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, Jazz, Light Music, Ballads,

Sample song list:
Billy Joel
Bob Dylan
Bruno Mars
Duke Ellington
Rod Stewart
The Kinks
The Band
Paul Simon
The Beatles
Bill Withers
Elton John
Cole Porter
Cat Stevens
Eric Clapton
Louis Armstrong
Randy Newman

Interact with crowd: Yes

Previous venues played:
The Strawberry Hall
Vicar Street
Olympia Theatre
Most pubs in Dublin
Nearly every Hotel in Ireland

EQUIPMENT ________________________________________

Instruments played:
Acoustic Guitar and Piano

Tracks: No

Acoustic gig: Yes

Sound equipment:
Mackie DLM 12 and 12s Rig
Behringer XAIR XR18 Mixer

Lighting equipment:

Break/Interval music: Yes


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