Lynott and Hen­drix are back in town

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Fans of Jimi Hen­drix and Phil Lynott are in for a treat over the next few weeks, with exhibitions re­lat­ing to both mu­si­cians tak­ing place around Dublin.

Ex­pe­ri­ence Hen­drix opens to­day at the ebow Gallery (for­merly Gallery Num­ber One) in Christchurch. The dis­play of fine-art pho­tog­ra­phy is the work of the gui­tarist’s per­sonal pho­tog­ra­pher Gered Mankowitz, who of­ten had ex­clu­sive ac­cess to Hen­drix dur­ing the 1960s.

The British pho­tog­ra­pher is renowned for his rock pho­tog­ra­phy, hav­ing also snapped some iconic im­ages of bands such as The Rolling Stones in their hey­day. This is the first time that his work has been ex­hib­ited in Ire­land. A lim­ited num­ber of pieces will be on sale dur­ing the month-long ex­hi­bi­tion, with prices rang­ing from ¤750 to ¤6000 .

Mean­while, The Philip Lynott Ex­hi­bi­tion re-opened yes­ter­day in Dublin for a lim­ited three-month run, af­ter a suc­cess­ful stint at Lon­don’s O2. Ev­ery­thing from gui­tars played by the Thin Lizzy man to school re­ports and hand-writ­ten song lyrics are on dis­play at the St Stephen’s Green Shop­ping Cen­tre un­til the

end of Septem­ber.

Ni­co­las Jaar has been added to the Liss Ard Fes­ti­val bill (Sk­ibereen, Aug 4th-5th). Also on the bill are Chic, Mick Flannery and more. lis­sard­fes­ti­

Sam Ami­don, David Kitt, Lisa O'Neill and Deloren­tos will play a week­end-long event at Dún Laoghaire’s Pavilion The­atre from July 26th-29th. pavil­ionthe­

Amy Wine­house – The Day She Came to Din­gle, about the late singer’s Other Voices per­for­mance in 2006, will be screened on BBC4 this Mon­day at 10pm.

Joshua Red­man will play his first Ir­ish dates in Septem­ber, start­ing with The But­ton Fac­tory on the 12th.

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