Music for Galway's midwinter festival - Swansong

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

SWANSONG, MUSIC For Galway's 2019 midwinter festival, will feature works by Brahms, Beethovem, Ravel, and Fauré, composed towards the end of their lives.

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David Keenan - rising folk star for Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

FOLLOWING DAVID Keenan's Other Voices show in Dingle las month, Tony Clayton-Lea Tweeted it was a "contender for gig of the year", describing the singer-songwriter as the "offspring of Van Morrison, The Waterboys, and The Frames".

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Rofi James - new EP, Galway gig

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

ROFI JAMES have released a new five track EP, Helium, which is also the title of their current Irish tour. That tour also sees the quartet playing a hometown gig in Galway next week.

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Talos - pain, optimism, and indie-pop

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

"I'M AN architect. But it’s not my profession. I love making music. At times, I design things…and it’s a welcome release. But music is what I do.” So says Talos who plays Galway this month.

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Citóg Records Christmas charity gig

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

INDEPENDENT GALWAY record label, Citóg Records, holds its annual Christmas Charity Gig in The Black Gate Cultural Centre, featuring leading Galway singer-songwriters, while also raising funds for charity.

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Galway musicians to celebrate the songs of John Prine

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

HE IS admired by Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, and Roger Waters; has won numerous awards throughout a near 50 year career; and his songwriting has infleunced generations of musicians.

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Cois Cladaigh Christmas charity concert

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

THE COIS Cladaigh Choir presents its annual Christmas concert in St Nicholas Collegiate Church this Saturday at 8pm, with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Research.

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Galway's Cat Turner releases new single

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

CAT TURNER, the Galway 'dark-pop'/‘goth pop’, vocalist, songwriter, and producer, who has won praise from Hot Press and Clash Music, has released her new single 'Easier'.

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The Academic to play Galway International Arts Festival

Wed, Dec 12, 2018

IRISH ROCK band The Academic, best known for hit singles like ‘Different’, ‘Mixtape 2003’, ‘Bear Claws’, and ‘Why Can't We Be Friends?’, play the Galway International Arts Festival next summer.

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Galway Advertiser Musicians of the Year 2018

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

THE LAST 12 months have seen Galway musicians produce some outstanding work, but three in particular stood apart from the rest.

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Fontaines DC - new single, Róisín Dubh show

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

"WE ARE in the midst of a dominant age of streaming music and instantaneous playlists. Perhaps because of this, physical copies of music continue to hold their virtue in the market."

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Little Green Cars @ Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

WHEN LITTLE Green Cars play the Róisín Dubh tomorrow night [Friday December 7], they are likely to play songs from their forthcoming third album, which by all accounts is close to being ready for release.

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Croi8 take The Musical Steps

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

THE MUSICAL Steps is the title of a show and performance which will be given by Galway folk-rock/prog-rock band Croí8 when they play the Town Hall Theatre studio next week.

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The Three Tenors at Salthill Church

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

THE MUCH loved Three Tenors are coming to Christ The King Church, Salthill, to perform their annual Galway Christmas concert, which will also raise funds for St Vincent de Paul.

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Oh What A Night - the songs of Frankie Valli

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

FRANKIE VALLI is 84-years-old and shows no signs of slowing down or giving up the music, and the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is to be performed and celebrated in Galway.

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Bell X1 to play arts festival Big Top in July

Tue, Dec 04, 2018

THE GALWAY International Arts Festival has announced the second of its Big Top concerts for next summer. Bell X1 will play the iconic venue in the Fisheries Field on Friday July 19 2019.

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Villagers to play Black Box in December

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

IT IS possibly the most surprising declaration to open any Irish album, certainly this year, or of any year in recent times: "I've found again, the space in my heart again, for God again, in the form of art again."

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Sean Keane's Christmas By The Hearth 2018

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

SEAN KEANE'S annual Christmas By The Hearth concert returns to the Town Hall Theatre next week, where the much acclaimed Caherlistrane singer will be accompanied by the Mayo Concert Orchestra.

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Renaissance and baroque concert in Athenry

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

ATHENRY WILL play host to a concert of music from the 16th to the 18th century by the vocal/guitar duo Tonos, with special guests the Athenry School of Music Guitar Orchestra.

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Phil Coulter returns to the Town Hall

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

PHIL COULTER - who has written songs for Van Morrison, Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, and Luke Kelly - makes a welcome return to the Town Hall Theatre as part of his current Gold & Silver Days tour.

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