Upstairs Phil Grimes Pub, Friday 21st June at 8pm.
The 2019 Summer Solstice Spokes takes place on 21st June with special guest Frankie Gaffney who will talk about language and dialect.
Frankie Gaffney is a writer and linguist from Dublin. After failing his leaving cert and a troubled youth, he went on in his mid-twenties, to study English literature at Trinity College where he is now completing a PhD on typography, spelling and punctuation in literature.
His debut novel, Dublin Seven, was described by the Irish Times as “Ulysses meets Love/Hate”.
Guest musician for the night is Sligo based Ken Hogan and as always there will be an open mic section for anyone who has a poem or two they would like to read with slots also available for a song or a word-piece of up to four minutes.
Spokes are a series of nights of poetry music and words which take place roughly every six weeks upstairs in Phil Grimes pub, Waterford City. The nights take place around the major dates on the wheel of the year.
The night is grant assisted by the Arts Office, Waterford City and County Council.
For further details please contact Colette Colfer on 086 0269161.
Phil Grimes Pub, 60 Johnstown, Waterford.
Contact: 051 875 759