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Rock legend Robert Plant; songwriting legend Burt Bacharach; five world premiers and two Irish and two European premieres for theatre; an on street silent disco/flash mob, and major public discussions on Brexit and climate change - this is the Galway International Arts Festival 2019.
DRUID THEATRE Company will stage the world premiers of two new plays - Epiphany by Brian Watkins and The Beacon by Nancy Harris - as well as presenting three new works for the Druid Debuts strand of the Galway International Arts Festival.
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.
ROBERT PLANT, the lead singer of Led Zeppelin, the rock god, who has since become a visionary solo artist, will play the Galway International Arts Festival this summer.
SOUL SINGER Macy Gray and one of Ireland's favourite bands, The Coronas, have been announced as the final headline acts to play the Galway International Arts Festival Big Top this summer.
FOLLOWING HIS triumphant and powerful concert at Leisureland last Saturday, John Grant has made good on the promise he made to the audience that night when he said he would "see you sooner rather than later".
‘Walk On By’, ‘(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me’, ‘What the World Needs Now Is Love’, ‘The Look of Love’, ‘I Say a Little Prayer’, ‘I’ll Never Fall in Love Again’. With Hal David, Burt Bacharach has written some of the greatest songs of the last 60 years.
Funding of €364,500 for five leading Galway festivals has been allocated by the Department of Tourism, through Failte Ireland, under the 2019 National, Multi-Annualm and Interim Festival Programmes.
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.