Two top bands to make Omagh debuts this Christmas

Thumpin’ Jellyfish from Derry will be performing in Bogan’s this Saturday night. Next week a top Queens Of The Stone Age tribute act – ‘Songs for the Deaf’ – will also make their Omagh debut.

Fans of rock music and in particular, Queens of the Stone Age have two dates to look forward to this Christmas in Omagh.

First up, this Saturday night (December 23) at Bogan’s is ‘Thumpin’ Jellyfish’.


The electric four-piece from Derry are hailed as one of the best cover bands to come out of the north-west in an age. A regular sight on main stages and prestigious venues across Ireland, Thumpin’ Jellyfish has been entertaining crowds for over 15 years.

Bound together by their mutual love for classic rock music, their repertoire consists of bands such as The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, Dylan, AC/DC and many more. But that’s not all, you might also expect to hear their take on Radiohead, Talking Heads, Gomez and The Coral.

Doors open this Saturday night at 10pm with the band on stage at 11pm. £8 entry, on the door.

Songs for the Deaf

Terry McClean will be on the decks in Bogan’s on Boxing Day before he – in promotor mode – brings an acclaimed Queens of the Stone Age tribute act – ‘Songs for the Deaf’ – to Bogan’s for the first time on December 28.

Another Irish based band, Songs for the Deaf have even received glowing praise from Jessie Hughes, who is best known as the frontman of the California-based rock band ‘Eagles of Death Metal’, which was co-founded by Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age.

Terry, is especially excited about bringing ‘Songs for the Deaf’ to an Omagh audience.


He said, “Every show has Queens of the Stone Age fans and non fans alike blown away by their searing guitars, thunderous rhythms and spooky melodies unleashed at break-neck speed. With new additions to the set the band has promised a night of crunching riffs, straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll and easy grooves.”

Songs for the Deaf will be in Next Door at Bogans on Thursday, December 28. Doors open at 10pm with the band on stage at 11pm. Tickets £8 are available in advance from the bar, or alternatively costing £10 on the door that night.


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