Sea Church presents…
Gold Wavey Line


3rd November

@8:30pm - 10pm

Doors Open 8pm




Gold Wavey Line
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November 3 @ 8:30 pm 10:00 pm

Bagatelle is an Irish band that emerged during the vibrant music scene of Dublin in the late 1970s. The band was founded in 1978 by Liam Reilly, an accomplished singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Reilly’s vision was to create a group that blended traditional Irish folk music with contemporary elements, crafting a unique sound that would resonate with audiences both in Ireland and beyond.

Joined by talented musicians such as Ken Doyle, John O’Brien, and Larry Hogan, Bagatelle quickly gained attention for their lively performances and infectious melodies. The band’s name “Bagatelle” was derived from the French word “bagatelle,” meaning a trifle or a small piece of music, reflecting their light-hearted and spirited approach to music-making.

In 1979, Bagatelle released their debut self-titled album, which received critical acclaim and laid the groundwork for their future success. The album featured a mix of traditional Irish tunes, original compositions, and covers of popular folk songs. One of their most well-known tracks from the debut album was “Summer in Dublin,” a nostalgic anthem that struck a chord with listeners and became an enduring hit.

Rise to Fame: Throughout the early 1980s, Bagatelle continued to build a devoted fan base through constant touring and the release of more albums. Their music blended elements of rock, folk, and pop, and they were known for their energetic live performances that had audiences dancing and singing along.

In 1982, Bagatelle achieved widespread recognition with the release of their album “Second Violin,” which featured the chart-topping single “Leeson Street Lady.” This success solidified their place in the Irish music scene and brought them to the attention of international audiences.

International Recognition and Legacy: Bagatelle’s music began to resonate outside of Ireland, and they embarked on successful tours across Europe and the United States. Their uplifting melodies and heartfelt lyrics appealed to people from various backgrounds, transcending cultural barriers.

The 1980s and early 1990s were a period of continued success for Bagatelle. They released several more albums, each showcasing their evolving musical style and songwriting prowess. Tracks like “Streets of New York” and “Is It Raining in Paris Tonight?” further established Bagatelle’s reputation as a band capable of crafting emotive and memorable songs.

Later Years and Influences: In the mid-1990s, Bagatelle took a hiatus, during which some members pursued solo projects and collaborations. However, in the early 2000s, they reunited for special performances and celebratory events. Their influence on the Irish music scene and their timeless songs continued to inspire new generations of musicians.

The legacy of Bagatelle lives on in the hearts of their fans, and their songs remain staples on Irish radio and playlists worldwide. Their unique fusion of folk, rock, and pop, combined with Liam Reilly’s distinctive vocals, ensures that Bagatelle’s music will be celebrated for generations to come.

Liam Reilly’s Passing: Tragically, in January 2021, Liam Reilly, the founding member and frontman of Bagatelle, passed away. His untimely departure deeply saddened the Irish music community and their fans worldwide, as they mourned the loss of a talented artist and beloved performer. Despite his passing, the legacy of Bagatelle endures, as their music continues to bring joy and nostalgia to those who appreciate the enchanting sound of this iconic Irish band.

Join us on 3rd November for an unforgettable night of Irish music!

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Make the most out of your night in Ballycotton and fully immerse yourself in the features the idyllic seaside village has to offer. In this exclusive special offer, book two tickets for this event in Sea Church coupled with a room in the 4-star Bayview Hotel, an original Irish Hotel nestled cliffside in the beautiful village of Ballycotton, just minutes away from our venue. Book now and get two tickets to the show and bed & breakfast in the Bayview


T&CS apply**breakfast included.*meal not included. Make restaurant bookings separately. 

€37.50 – €215.00


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