Bruised Orange: John Prine Tribute Band - Lime Tree Theatre

Bruised Orange: John Prine Tribute Band

Ireland’s premier John Prine Tribute Band


Bruised Orange are a five piece band who boast some of Ireland’s most experienced musicians.
The band are Michael ‘Mike Mack’ McGarry on rhythm guitar & vocals, Anthony Toby Cregan on lead guitar and vocals, Derek Matthews on bass & vocals, Steve Milne on keyboards and Shay Carry on percussion.

Bruised Orange: John Prine Tribute Band

Bruised Orange

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Each member of Bruised Orange brings a unique set of talents and abilities to the group which provides for a unique live John Prine experience.

John’s vocal range with similar ease of delivery, an affected twang and drawl; which thrive of a peculiar, domestic relation to country, folk, rhythm and blues. His storytelling and short antidotes are also a testament to a Bruised Orange live show, Lead guitarist Anthony Toby Cregan is one of Irelands most revered guitarists, His style and playing reflects that of Jason Wilbur, Prine’s go to guy from the early 1990’s up until Johns death.

Bassist Derek Matthews is known from one of Irelands top wedding bands ‘Stop the Clock’. His double bass and look again reflects that of Prine’s bass man Dave Jacques. On keyboards is Steve Milne who has spent decades on tour with Daniel O Donnell and Mary Duff, Steve is one of Irelands most talented musicians. Drummer Shay Carry is the backbone of the band with his unique style. Shay has toured with some of Irelands top country artists.


  • Please note all ticket prices include a booking charge.
  • No exchanges or refunds.
  • Wheelchair spaces can only be booked over the phone. Please call box office on (061) 953400 if you wish to book a wheelchair space.
  • No late comers admitted to the theatre once show commences.
  • Limited parking available for patrons, please arrive early. Disability and bus parking on campus.

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