Jeffrey Lewis - the indie-rock bohemian

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

HE GREW up in a counterculture atmosphere on New York’s Lower East Side, surrounded by music, comic books, and alternative ways of looking at the world. He is Jeffrey Lewis - singer, songwriter, lyricist, artist, storyteller, and comic book creator.

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Aslan to play The Galmont in August

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

LONG RUNNING Irish rock legends Aslan will play The Galmont Hotel & Spa as part of the hotel's programme of activity this Galway Racing festival. The show is on Saturday August 3.

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The Curly Organ @ Nuns Island Theatre

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

THE ECCENTRICALLY brilliant The Curly Organ - the solo musical project of Donal McConnon, of Galway prog-folk band My Fellow Sponges - plays the next Sos. music night.

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Luminosa to give Galway premiere of Bill Whelan's Inishlacken

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

GALWAY CATHEDRAL will be the venue for the very first performance in this city of Inishlacken, a work by Riverdance composer Bill Whelan. It will be performed by Galway's new orchestra, Luminosa.

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Galway Baroque Singers summer concert

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

THE GALWAY Baroque Singers will perform music by Victoria, Byrd, Bardos, Mawby, Mozart, and Galway musician and composer Eamonn Murray, at the Dominican Church, The Claddagh, this Saturday at 8.30pm.

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Mongoose's musical and vocal 'melty-pot'

Thu, May 23, 2019

MONGOOSE CALL themselves "a musical melty-pot combining the vocals, instrument-playing and songwriting of four women", and they are coming to the Róisín Dubh this weekend.

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Sackbuts, shawms, and curtails - The York Waits are back

Thu, May 23, 2019

THEY WILL be on the street, they will be in St Nicholas' Collegiate Church, and at a dance workshop. They are The York Waits, the English Renaissance music group, and they are coming to the Galway Early Music Festival.

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ABBAesque to play Loughrea

Thu, May 23, 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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Rodney Owl - new single, Galway gig

Thu, May 23, 2019

THE GALWAY singer-songwriter Rodney Owl is about to release his new single, '12 years', which will be available to download from Bandcamp on Tuesday May 28.

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US choir to sing in Knocknacarra

Thu, May 23, 2019

THE BETHLEHEM Choir from Minneapolis will give a concert at the Saint John the Apostle church, Knocknacarra, on Sunday June 9 at 7pm, for what they promise will be "an experience of celebrating music, faith, and culture together".

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A Different Thread - back to where it all began

Thu, May 16, 2019

THEY HAVE “a strong, new independent sound", according to Folk Radio UK; Rocking Magpie said they "don’t sound like any other band”; while Three Chords and the Truth called them “intriguing and fascinating”.

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Slyrydes - new single, Galway show

Thu, May 16, 2019

AFTER TAKING the Irish indie-rock scene by storm with their debut release 'Mental Health', Galway's Slyrydes are back with new single 'Point Of View', and a show in the Róisín Dubh this month.

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Sharon Carty's Suitcase Arias

Thu, May 16, 2019

TOURING MUSICIANS and singers are nothing new. There were the bards and wandering minstrels of mediaeval times, while in Ancient Greece, Homer and Sappho were the singer-songwriters of their day, performing across the Greek islands.

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Natasha Kitty Katt to play 'Mitch Presents...'

Thu, May 16, 2019

NATASHA KITTY Katt, who has been lighting up dance floors across the globe with her energetic and eclectic brand of underground Disco, plays the 20th 'Mitch Presents...' show this weekend.

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Bluesman Shawn James to play the Róisín

Thu, May 16, 2019

THE MISSISSIPPI Delta and the south side of Chicago, the land where the blues was born and the city where the blues went electric, can be be heard in the voice and the songs of Shawn James.

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A soulful choral concert in St Nicholas'

Thu, May 16, 2019

STUDENT CHOIRSTERS from Pennsylvania are coming to Galway tomorrow to perform a special concert, entitled Soul Music, at St Nicholas Collegiate Church at 8pm, in aid of COPE.

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Club GASS Eurovision night

Thu, May 16, 2019

IT'S EUROVISION weekend, the world's campiest, cheesiest, most ridiculous song contest - which is why we love it! So if you're a Eurovision fan Club GASS, Galway's LGBT+ clubnight is the place to be.

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HEALTH - machine gun riffage industrial tech-rock

Thu, May 09, 2019

HOW TO describe HEALTH? Rock Insider described them as playing "artfully crafted noise and raw synth, haunting monotone vocals, and drum skills that are borderline insane".

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Mik Pyro to play first solo show in Galway

Thu, May 09, 2019

MIK PYRO is no stranger to Galway having played the city many times before as leader of The Republic Of Loose, but when he returns next week, it will be to play his first show as a solo artist.

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Gráinne Cotter - new single, Galway gig

Thu, May 09, 2019

GRÁINNE COTTER, the Clare born, Galway based, multi-instrumentalist and singer, has released her new single, 'Shadows', and will play the Róisín Dubh as part of her current Irish tour.

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