The Civic – October 22nd 2022

We had an amazing night at The Civic recently playing to a full house.
It was the first visit by the band to Tallaght, where our accordionist Ken grew up and we hope to return again soon.

The atmosphere was incredible with a wonderful audience enjoying the selections of music that we chose for the night.

Many thanks to The Civic for hosting us, they were amazing to work with.
This event was supported by South Dublin County Council Arts Office and Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media as part of the Local Live Performance Scheme.

Pictures : IrishMJ


It’s #BandcampFriday and we have something to share at last, no joke!

The Tolka Hot Club have a Bandcamp page and we have launched our brand new recording.
On the first Friday of the month since March of 2020, Bandcamp have waived their fees to help support the many artists who have seen their livelihoods disrupted by the pandemic.

On #BandcampFriday Please consider supporting us and other independent artists today!

This is a medley of the songs You Always Hurt The One You Love by Allan Roberts and Doris Fisher (made famous by the Mills Brothers in the 1940s) and J’Attendrai (originally an Italian song Tornerai) composed by Dino Olivieri with French lyrics by Louis Poterat

This song marks the vocal debut in the group of Stephen Daly who duets with Holly Pereira.


Released March 31, 2022

Holly Pereira – Vocals
Stephen Daly – Vocals / Guitar
David Harrington – Guitar
Tom Mulrooney – Double Bass
Eugene Ryan – Harmonica
Brendan Lawless – Viola
Ken Whelan – Accordion

Recorded and mixed at Ailfionn Recording Studio
Mastered by RedRedPaw
Photo by IrishMJ

Bonsoir M’Amour

Way back in March before any restrictions we had a notion to record an album so we started with 4 songs and then…well…you can figure out the rest.

Anyway, we recently got the tracks mastered and decided to put together a video over Christmas for this beautiful song from 1913.

Bonsoir M’Amour