Founder of Nighthawks.
Stephen Kennedy is the founder of Nighthawks and Director of the Dublin Beatles Festival. Nighthawks is a very popular monthly event which combines music, comedy and performance poetry. It has been running for over seven years and has put on over 500 acts. Nighthawks is usually held at the Cobalt Café and Gallery in Dublin city centre – but it has also put on shows at the Guinness Storehouse, the Twisted Pepper, Smock Alley, the Project Arts Centre, Electric Picnic and the Flat Lake Festival. Nighthawks also has a regular slot on RTE Radio One’s ARENA. The Dublin Beatles Festival was founded by Stephen and has been running since 2013. It will take place in 2015 from November 6th to 8th. Stephen is also a writer and his plays have been performed in Ireland, England, Scotland, Germany and the US.