Dubliner Mark Gilligan has been living in The Netherlands since 1992. He is a well known musician and has played with international artists including Tir na nOg, Ronnie Drew & The Mahones. For over 15 years he is an honorary member with the Urban Voodoo Machine. In 2003 he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis & as the disease progressed, it robbed him of his ability to perform & play his beloved instrument the clarinet. But not one to be hampered by the onset of M. S. he has always founded a solution to continue in the music business. Last year he started his monthly club night ”Death Disco” at the BWH & has performed his club night at prestigious venue such as the Paradiso, Klokgebouw as well as in London & Ireland.

His weekly Radio show on Deventer FM, Tijden van Nood & Sunday Roasting has built up a cult following around the world since 2016. He also works as the artist host at the prestigious venue  t’Burgerweeshuis in Deventer.

Gilligan is immersed in a world of Rock and Roll & has been in the company from Bono to Johny Cash as well as recording & playing with musicial illuminaries like Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix Experience) to Ronnie Drew (The Dubliners)



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DJ Mark Gilligan will be playing throughout the whole day.