Could Niamh Regan become Galway's next Choice Music Prize winner?

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

SINGER-SONGWRITER Niamh Regan could become the third Galwegian to win the Choice Music Prize when the winners are announced on March 4.

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KATS and Athenry actors to again star in new Opacas video

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

GALWAY VIRTUAL band, The Opacas have again joined forces with actors from the Knocknacarra Amateur Theatre Society and Athenry Drama Group, for a new video - which is released today on YouTube.

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Chris Haze releases new single 'The Business'

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

CHRIS HAZE, one of Galway's leading singer-songwriters, will release his debut album in 2021, and ahead of that, comes the new single, 'The Business'.

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Yawning Chasm - songs for tenor guitar

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

YAWNING CHASM - the moniker of indie-folk singer-songwriter Aaron Coyne - may be one of the quieter presences on the Galway music scene, but his songs are not those which should pass you by.

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Aimee Banks among Eimear Noonan Music Bursary Awards recipients

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

GALWAY SOPRANO Aimee Banks, has become the youngest Eimear Noonan Music Bursary Awards recipient for 2020-21, at eighteen years of age.

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Galway Advertiser's Galway Musicians of the Year 2020

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

THIS YEAR has, as Stephen Fry noted at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, been "a very dark time for the performing arts". A sector so reliant on human interaction; the gathering together of people; and which lives on the shared experience, remains one of the most profoundly affected, and curtailed, areas of life and activity.

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A gig every evening from the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

MARY COUGHLAN, Tracy Bruen, Daithí, and John Conneely Inc, are just some of the singers and musicians Galway will be able to enjoy this Christmas in a series of streamed gigs from the Róisín Dubh.

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Livefeed youth music project to stream Christmas concert

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

A LIVE music concert, featuring young musicians from Galway, Gort, Kinvara, Headford, Tuam, and Loughrea, will be broadcast from Nuns Island Theatre this month.

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The Curly Organ to play Hibernacle Online Festival

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

DONAL MCCONNON, of Galway prog-folk band My Fellow Sponges and the solo act, The Curly Organ, will join Lisa Hannigan, Paul Noonan, Saint Sister, and others at the Hibernacle festival.

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The Nutcracker - live from the Town Hall

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

THE NUTCRACKER, one of Tchaikovsky’s great compositions, featuring some of classical music's most popular and loved scores, will be presented as a family concert this weekend.

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A rock'n'roll Christmas family show

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

CLEAR SOME space in the living room and get ready to rock around the Christmas tree as Galway's Branar Téatar do Pháistí present Rockin' Christmas Rhymes.

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We Banjo 3 - live online across Ireland and the US

Tue, Dec 15, 2020

A WINTER Wonderful, a Christmas show hosted by We Banjo 3, the Galway bluegrass/folk sensation, takes place this Saturday, December 18, broadcasting at 1pm Irish time and 8pm in the USA.

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Galway's Danny Darcy releases new single

Tue, Dec 15, 2020

DANNY DARCY, the Galway born singer-songwriter, has this week released his new single, 'Jerusalem Is Calling', and his third album is in the works as well.

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Padraig Jack - live from An Taibhdhearc

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

PADRAIG JACK, described by Hot Press as "one of Ireland’s most exciting emerging folk artists", will play a special live streamed concert from An Taibhdhearc this Sunday, December 13, at 8.30pm.

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Rhiannon Giddens to join Galway Early Music Festival's online birthday celebrations

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

RHIANNON GIDDENS, one of the most significant forces in contemporary American folk and traditional music, will be among those appearing in Galway Early Music Festival's Drive The Cold Winter Away event.

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The Opacas release new single - 'We Won’t Look Back'

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

'WE WON'T Look Back’ a sweeping power-ballad about resilience, and getting back on the right path after a setback, is the third single from Galway/Leeds virtual band The Opacas.

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3 Kinds of Music - a one-day digital music festival

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

3 KINDS Of Music, Galway city's multi-genre concert series which treated audiences to classical, jazz, and folk/trad on Saturdays is back with a special online edition this weekend.

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Taobh le Taobh - songs as Gaeilge

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

THE ROAD to Taobh le Taobh, the new EP from two stalwarts of the Galway music scene - Pádraic 'Joycey' Seoighe and Niall Teague - began somewhat by chance one day in 2018.

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Claddagh School of Music to hold live-streamed concert for Simon

Thu, Dec 03, 2020

The Claddagh School of Music is inviting people from across Ireland, and abroad, to join in a special live streamed Christmas concert which will raise funds for the Simon Community.

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Helen Hancock's charity classical concert for Simon

Thu, Dec 03, 2020

A VIRTUAL evening of opera, oratorio, chamber music, and festive favourites, in aid of Galway Simon Community, takes place this weekend in the company of Oranmore soprano Helen Hancock.

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