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Address: Calle Tenerife | Old Town, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
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Live Music from 9.45pm :: - Lanzarote's best Live Music Bar! Home of Rory...

Live Music from 9.45pm :: - Lanzarote's best Live Music Bar! Home of Rory Gallagher ("Jimmy's Winning Matches", ex frontman of The Revs). - Est March 2013 by Rory from Donegal,Ireland and his wife Cara from Edinburgh,Scotland. - Open 6 nights a week from 8pm,(we may open early for major sports). - Closed Thursdays . DIRECTIONS: 3 min walk downhill from the big Biosfera shopping centre in old Town, Puerto del Carmen, just past the chemist, next door to Da Vinci's restaurant, beside Scotch Corner bar. - NOTE: Bar is closed from Nov 23rd till Dec 20th each year, also the bar closes for minimum 10 days in April also.

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best music bar in lanzarote

not Wembley stadium or rancho texas, but rory albert and pedro are just the best. hope ur wiser being reviewed on tripadviser! please Cara can u get more tee-shirts for us to... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

not Wembley stadium or rancho texas, but rory albert and pedro are just the best. hope ur wiser being reviewed on tripadviser! please Cara can u get more tee-shirts for us to buy on the web "` to wear with pride " as u only had one left for my daughter last sat

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Thank 380alan
tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review

Hi Alan, i feel much wiser after this review, lol! Glad you enjoyed the gigs, see you again soon we hope, will have new T-shirts in stock asap. More 

Skryne, Ireland
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend (both 21) seen this bar reviewed so highly on here so decided to give it a go. From the outside I thought "jesus this place looks terrible" but I couldn't have been more wrong. We initially visited on Sunday the 4th of September and watched Ian and Broyny. Who were just insanely talented, so much so... More 

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tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review

Hi Shane, so glad you enjoyed your nights with us, i am still puzzled why you thought our door looked so Terrible!? ..the poor auld door! lol, see you soon. thank you :) More 

Ireland, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Returned to the island after having some great nights last year and it did not disappoint. Staff and very friendly and Rory and the lads put on a great show. Definitely recommend trip to the island when visiting!

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dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Myself and my girlfriend were told by friends to visit this bar and said it is the best on the island. Well it didn't disappoint, we had a great night, great music and I mean that. The cocktails however contain far too much alcohol haha :) as we were hungover the next morning but that's a good thing, as they... More 

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Haddington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

By far, the best entertainment we have found in Lanzarote! You would pay for something this good back home! And we were served by a lovely barmaid called Steph. A lovely friendly girl who made our night! Fantastic!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We had been meaning to visit this bar for a few years and were so glad that we did. Visiting PDC for the 7th time, we decided to take the plunge and spend the evening listening to live music at the Island Bar. This was a special night as we were celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary, so the food and... More 

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tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review

thanks so much Nigel and Gina, glad you had a great night, i will be honest though i ad libbed the words of the song because i didnt have a clue of the lyrics! #bluffer . lol, glad it worked out fine. see you soon we hope. xo More 

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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

The whole night was amazing! Rory is amazing! His music was so good as soon as I got wifi I downloaded all his songs he has done himself. A talented and cheerful guy looked like he loved every minute of his 4 hour set! And the staff were loving it too! Thank you go such an amazing night!

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tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review

Thanks Matt, thats a lovely positive review, glad you enjoyed, see you again soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I visited lanzarote this year for the 1st time with 9 of my family members (The Newry ones), my sister had been 4 times before so all she talked about was the island bar and how I wud love it as she knows Im really into bands and live music......well she was right I absolutely LOVED it think we went... More 

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tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review

Hi Ciara, thanks so much for your lovely review, sure you may as well move over here! your gang from Newry really made that week, great attentive crowd full of craic. see you again soon #roadie! More 

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

I've now seen both, this Rory is simply an outstanding musician and entertainer, see him soon because with the energy the guy performs with, he surely won't be around much longer!!.. A real heart and soul man !!

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tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review

Thanks Rusty! i hope i am still alive the next time you are in Lanzarote, haha, i think you are right i am just going to collapse onstage somenight and that will be the end of me. out with a bang! see you soon .. i hope , lol More 

Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This bar is highly recommended. From the bouncers helping us down the stairs with our pram to the floor staff helping us find a seat in the upper area we had a fantastic night. I had first seen Rory play in the craic n ceoil and Charlie's bar 6-7 years ago and a few times since and it was amazing... More 

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tootsy26, Owner at The Island Bar, responded to this review

thank you Keady, lovely review, glad you enjoyed the night! yes Jimmy doesnt come in much anymore since Jim mcGuinness stepped down in 2014!. see you soon More 

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