John Spillane Annual Christmas gig at the Everyman Sun 16 Dec 2018


Returning to the Everyman with his annual Christmas concert!

John Spillane at the Everyman – Christmas gig! This December will be the 21st consecutive year that John has played in the Everyman on the Sunday before Christmas – don’t miss it!

“Years of music and singing, song writing and friendship, poetry and song and in those years I have witnessed a gorgeous restoration of this magnificent playhouse. It has been a blast. I will be joined by a special cast of mystery guests and sing my heart out for you all. Thanks very much everyone! Thank you Everyman! Well done everyone! Well done.” – John


A musician, songwriter, performer, recording artist, storyteller, poet, dreamer – a canvass filled with color and brilliance.  His music transports the listener; his live performance captivates the audience.  In a world filled with strife and upheaval, a time-out with John Spillane is enough to ease the load a bit on anyone lucky enough to bask in his light. The man and his music are pure magic.

Twice winner of the Meteor award in the Best Folk/Trad category, John Spillane has toured the country and the world spreading joy with a mix of melodic tunes, entertaining stories and poetic lyrics.


“One of the great songwriters to emerge in the last 10 years is John Spillane” – Christy Moore

“some of the most skillfully crafted, vividly realized songs anyone has written in Ireland over the past dozen years.” Earle Hitchner, premier writer/reviewer for Irish Echo and The Wall Street Journal.

“Why isn’t John Spillane a major star? [John] writes catchy, heartfelt folk-pop songs with the bonus of actually meaning something.” The Sunday Business Post (My Dark Rosaleen & The Island of Dreams)

Date and Time | Sun 16 Dec, 8pm

Price | €25