SATURDAY Gig Rig 8pm


In a short space of time Damien Mullane has a musical cv that any veteran
musician would be proud of. Still only 28, he has been described as a
virtuoso with an avant-garde style of playing. Damien won numerous
All-Ireland titles on both accordion and melodeon and began his
professional career as the accordionist in the legendary Frankie Gavin's
band De Dannan.

Damien has toured extensively, performing as far afield as China, Japan,
Australia, New Zealand, India and the U.S in some of the worlds most
prestigious venues including Slane Castle, The Electric Picnic and
Glastonbury. He has performed for numerous high profile figures including
US current President Barack Obama end ex President Bill Clinton, Prince
Albert of Monaco and former Irish president Mary Robinson.

Damien has recently released his debut album '13', on which his
collaboration with some of Ireland's leading exponents such as Donogh
Hennessy, Zoe Conway, John Joe Kelly, Trevor Hutchinson, Dessie Kelliher,
Pauline Scanlon and Éamonn de Barra creates an exciting, original and
progressive sound.