Galway Street Club St Patrick's weekend shows

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

IT IS something of a local institution, and always one of the liveliest music nights of the year, when the Galway Street Club play their annual St Patrick's Weekend shows at the Róisín Dubh.

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Chris Haze - new single and EP

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

CHRIS HAZE, the Galway singer-songwriter, will tomorrow [Friday February 22] release his new single, 'Chasing Rivers', which is also the title-track from his forthcoming EP, due for release on April 26.

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Experience Dark Side Of The Moon in Galway

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

IF YOU did not manage to make it to either of Roger Waters magnificent Dublin concerts last summer, where he performed pretty much the entirety of Dark Side Of The Moon, then an upcoming recreation of that classic album is not to be missed.

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Montauk Hotel to play Strange Brew

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

INSPIRED BY 1980s indie-pop, and creating "streamlined, chorus-drenched jangle-pop” with "earworming charm", according to The Thin Air, Montauk Hotel are fast becoming a rising force in Irish music.

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A lunchtime concert of modern music

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

A LUNCHTIME concert from the composer and violist Sebastian Adams, and cellist Yseult Cooper Stockdale, takes place next week in the O'Donoghue Centre for Drama, NUI Galway.

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Richard Thompson to play Town Hall Theatre

Wed, Feb 20, 2019

RICHARD THOMPSON, a key former member of Fairport Convention; one of Britain's greatest and most covered songwriters; and who worked with Nick Drake on Bryter Layter, is coming back to Galway in August.

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Whiskey Shivers - good time bluegrass and punk

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

THEY CALL themselves "trashgrass". The Washinton Post calls them "bluegrass-fueled Americana for a generation that grew up listening to punk rock", while BBC Global Beats declared them "one of the best modern bluegrass outfits around”.

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Eddi Reader returns to the Town Hall

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

EDDI READER, one of the greatest singer-songwriters to ever emerge from Scotland, returns to Ireland for what will be her 11th consecutive tour of the country, and Galway is on her itinerary.

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Quartetto di Venezia - first Galway show in a decade

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

THERE WILL be a strongly Italian flavour to the next Music For Galway concert when the world renowned Quartetto di Venezia perform in St Joseph’s Church.

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Mob Wife - 'gonna be loud again'

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

MOB WIFE, the Belfast noise rock/punk band who have been causing ripples of excitement since the release of their debut single 'Warm Water' last summer, are coming to Galway.

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Rory and the Island play Galway next week

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

AFTER A nine-year hiatus, singer-songwriter Rory Gallagher, formerly of Donegal rockers The Revs, returns to Galway with his current band project: Rory and the Island.

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Let’s Set Sail to open new monthly gig night

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

INDEPENDENT GALWAY record label and collective Citóg Records begins a new monthly music night featuring an act from a small label/collective outside Galway in order to connect them in with the music community/audience here.

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Cory Wong - the funk guitarist Prince's band admires

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

“WHEN I was a kid, I got a white Fender jazz bass and I freaked out. I had the most intense goose bumps. It felt liked I’d been given my sword and my journey could finally begin.”

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Rhythm nation - Galway Drum Show 2019

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

CHAD WACKERMAN, who recorded 26 albums with Frank Zappa; and Darren Beckett, drummer for The Killers' Brandon Flowers; are coming to Galway as part of a major new event - the Galway Drum Show.

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Electric Eel Shock - the wild men of metal return

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

ELECTRIC EEL SHOCK, the Japanese metal, classic rock, and punk trio, whose music and stage shows are a wild, outrageous, and high energy filled celebration of the guitar, loud music, and a catchy chorus, are back.

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US and Galway choirs to sing for Enable Ireland

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

MICHIGAN'S OXFORD High School Chorale, and Claregalway's Coláiste Bhaile Chláir School Choir, will give a concert next week to raise funds for Enable Ireland.

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Jim Rooney to play his annual Galway gig

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

JIM ROONEY, the Grammy winning producer best known for his work with John Prine, Nanci Griffith, Iris DeMent, and Hal Ketchum, is coming back to Galway for his annual gig in the city.

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3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music returns

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

MARIA RYAN and Lucia McPartlin of contemporary Irish music ensemble Strung will play at the first concert of the new season of 3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music at The Mick Lally Theatre.

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ORBITAL to play Galway International Arts Festival

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

Galway International Arts Festival and Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce that legendary live dance act ORBITAL will headline the Heineken Big Top at Galway International Arts Festival this July in what will be their only Irish gig of the summer.

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Cherym - pop-punk hooks with a tough edge

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

"THREE CHEEKY, loud mouthed, girls from Derry" is how CHERYM, the brilliant young garage/punk band, describe themselves. Brim full with attitude and pop hooks with a tough edge, they are set to release a new single and play Galway.

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