Daithí releases new album in October

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

L.O.S.S., THE long awaited second album from producer, composer, DJ, and violinist Daithí, will be released on October 18, digitally and on vinyl, via Galway based label, Strange Brew Records.

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Slyrydes - new single, Galway gig

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

'OUT PATIENCE', the new single from acclaimed Galway post-punk/indie band Slyrydes, will be launched at a free gig tonight in the Bierhaus, Henry Street, at 10pm.

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Galway Jazz Festival 2019

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

THE GALWAY JAZZ Festival returns to the city from Wednesday October 2 to Sunday 6, with shows by musicians from Italy, Norway, Slovenia, and Britain, as well as Ireland.

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So Cow to launch new album with Tuam gig

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

SO COW, the indie-rock one-man band that is Brian Kelly, launches the new album - Do Re Mi Fa So Cow - with a gig in his hometown of Tuam, playing Canavan's this Saturday, August 24, at 8.30pm.

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Galway's Rhythm & Soul Weekender

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

NORTHERN SOUL, blues, r'n'b, soul, and jazz fans have something to look forward to when three of Ireland's biggest r'n'b/soul clubs - Rhythm & Booze, Shuffle! and For Dancers Only - join forces for the Rhythm & Soul Weekender.

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Celebrating Billie Holiday in Galway

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

WHEN BILLIE Holiday died in 1959, The New York Times obituary stated: "Miss Holiday set a pattern during her most fruitful years that has proved more influential than that of almost any other jazz singer".

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The Girls are back in Town

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Celebrate the power of women in the history of the blues with ‘Ladies in the Blues’ music theatre show, from the gospel roots of the 1920s, through vaudeville and jazz, to the blues rock of the sixties and seventies.

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Sinead O'Connor to play the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

On Thursday October 17, Sinead O'Connor upholds her promise of playing in Galway after missing out on the Galway International Arts Festival four years ago, by taking to the Róisín Dubh stage for a unique and intimate performance.

As Jack Kerouac states “Genius gives birth, talent delivers.” So where did Sinead O’Connor begin?

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Niwel Tsumbu and Éamonn Cagney - an Afro-Irish fusion

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

A CONGOLESE guitarist and an Irish percussionist, who together create "redemptive music" that delivers "a cataclysm of moods and moves to share", according to The Irish Times, are coming to Galway.

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The music of Miles Davis in Galway

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

THE CAREER of Miles Davis is almost the history of post-war American jazz, with the trumpeter exploring, and often pioneering, such genres as cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, as well as fusion through his embrace of rock, funk, and hip hop.

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A concert in Thoor Ballylee

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

ORANMORE SOPRANO, Helen Hancock will give a concert, entitled The Art of Song, in the Yeats Tower of Thoor Ballylee on Saturday August 24 at 8pm as part of Heritage Week.

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US choir's charity concert for COPE

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

MINNESOTA'S WRIGHT County Chamber Chorus are on their debut tour of Ireland and will perform a charity concert in St Nicholas Collegiate Church this weekend to raise funds for COPE.

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Traditional song and dance in Kinvara

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

A NIGHT of traditional singing will take place in the Kinvara Community Centre this Saturday [August 10] at 8.30pm as part of the Cruinniu na mBad weekend.

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Russian Circles - new album, Róisín Dubh show

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

RUSSIAN CIRCLES release their new album Blood Year tomorrow [August 2] via the Sargent House label, and a week later, they will be in Galway to headline the Róisín Dubh.

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LAOISE and Shrug Life release new singles

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

GALWAY ELECTRO-POP singer-songwriter LAOISE, and Dublin band Shrug Life, well known to Galway indie-rock audiences, have new singles. LAOISE's 'Seriously?' is out now, while Shrug Life's 'Strangers' arrives in late August.

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Chamber Philharmonia Cologne annual Galway concert

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

THE CHAMBER Philharmonia Cologne, one of Germany's finest classical music ensembles, make their annual journey to Galway, to perform works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Paganini, and Saint-Saens.

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The 'soothing vocal flicks' of Tiz McNamara

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

TIZ MCNAMARA has seen his independent releases achieve more than six million streams on Spotify, and feature on the British soaps Hollyoaks and Emmerdale. He has also performed with Paul McCartney and BRITS ‘Critics Choice Winner’ James Bay.

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A night of hits with ABBAesque

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

ABBAESQUE ARE on the go longer than the Swedish pop legends to whom they pay homage, but there is good reason for that. The world still loves ABBA and ABBAesque are arguably the best ABBA tribute act.

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Martin Hayes Quartet to play Feakle Festival 2019

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

MARTIN HAYES, Eleanor Shanley, Dennis Cahill, Steve Cooney, and Cormac Begley will be among the musicians playing the Feakle Festival, which runs in the east Clare village from Wednesday August 7 to Monday 12.

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New Galway jazz session starts tonight

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

THE MUSIC of jazz visionary Thelonious Monk will be celebrated in Galway this evening in what will be the first of a new series of jazz nights taking place each Thursday throughout August.

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