Therapy? - Live and...mellowed out?

Tue, Jan 17, 2017

THERAPY? THE Antrim trio who blazed a trail across the Irish and British music scenes with their loud, lively, and frantic punk/metal, often with a tasty dollop of melody, tour Ireland this year - but fans are going to see and hear the band in a very different context.

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Otherkin - 'Straight in, no kissing'

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

"WE WANT our records to be punchy, lean, and blazing. Straight in, no kissing." So declare Dublin grunge-pop/garage rock band Otherkin who The Independent call "a big mass of energy...who write hugely infectious tracks".

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Wallis Bird to play Róisín Dubh

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

WALLIS BIRD, the Wexford singer-songwriter, returns to the Róisín Dubh this month as part of her new tour, promoting her latest album, Home, which also takes in the continent, Japan, and Australia.

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Weekend gigs @ The Quays

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

THE QUAYS is hosting gigs by some of Galway and Ireland's most popular covers bands this weekend, and the venue is also running an offer of free entry to gigs on Fridays and Sundays.

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The High Kings - Galway bound

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

THE HIGH KINGS – Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden – will get Galway's 2017 off to a rousing folk and trad start when they play the Seapoint Ballroom, Salthill, on Saturday January 14 at 8pm.

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James McMurtry - 'a true Americana poet'

Thu, Jan 05, 2017

FOR THE novelist Stephen King, Texan James McMurtry is "the truest, fiercest songwriter of his generation"; for the BBC's Bob Harris he is "the most vital lyricist in America today"; while The Monkee's Mike Nesmith calls him, "a true Americana poet".

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Countdown to Frightened Rabbit

Wed, Jan 04, 2017

BLOOD, TOIL, tears, and sweat, ravaged emotions, heartbreak, and cathartic confessional honesty, these are the things the words and music of Scottish indie-rock band Frightened Rabbit are built on.

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Cass McCombs - acclaimed songwriter for Róisín Dubh

Tue, Jan 03, 2017

CASS MCCOMBS, “one of the most compelling singer-songwriters of the past decade", according to Uncut, and “arguably the greatest American singer-songwriter of this generation”, say Vice, is coming to Galway.

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Remember Phil Lynott and Thin Lizzy this weekend

Tue, Jan 03, 2017

PHIL LYNOTT - rock icon, Black-Irishman, singer, songwriter, icon, inspiration, and the personification of Thin Lizzy, died 31 years ago this year, and Galway will mark his passing and celebrate his music, this week.

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Prodigy - a classical start for 2017

Thu, Dec 29, 2016

ALMA DEUTSCHER is no ordinary 11-year-old. She is acclaimed as one of today’s most exciting young composers and pianists, and she joins a long line of classical musicians who have genuine claim to be considered a prodigy.

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Poetry workshops at Galway Arts Centre

Thu, Dec 29, 2016

GALWEGIANS WHO have long wanted to write poetry, but are not sure how, and poets looking to improve their skills, should check out a series of New Year classes with acclaimed poet Kevin Higgins.

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New teachers choir for Galway

Thu, Dec 29, 2016

A NEW choir is starting in Galway and is looking for members. It will be open to teachers and those associated with the primary, secondary, further, and higher education sectors.

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Theatre 2016 — from stage to stage

Thu, Dec 29, 2016

And so the curtain falls on another lively year of Galwaytheatre in which both home-based and visiting companies provided much to savour and, as is the way of things, some misses as well as hits.

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New Year’s Eve at the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 29, 2016

THE VERY cream of Galway and Irish rock, indie, singer-songwriter, and electro talent will ring out 2016 and welcoming in 2017 from the stage of the Róisín Dubh for the venue’s marathon New Year’s Eve bash.

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Breathe in the brilliance of Floyd

Thu, Dec 29, 2016

BREATHE - THE very best of Pink Floyd Live, the acclaimed tribute act to the British art-rock legends, comes to Galway in the New Year, to perform a two hour show of Floyd classics.

Following their Dark Side of the Moon - Live production which recently sold out Vicar Street and Cork Opera House, Breathe return in 2017 with their new show, Welcome to the Machine - The Very Best of Pink Floyd - LIVE to the Seapoint Ballroom on Saturday February 18 at 8pm.

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Galway Advertiser Galway Musicians of the Year 2016

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Galway Band of The Year 2016: We Banjo 3

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New Year's Eve at the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

THE VERY cream of Galway and Irish rock, indie, singer-songwriter, and electro talent will ring out 2016 and welcoming in 2017 from the stage of the Róisín Dubh for the venue's marathon New Year's Eve bash.

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Prodigy - celebrating classical teen geniuses

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

ALMA DEUTSCHER is no ordinary 11-year-old. She is acclaimed as one of today's most exciting young composers and pianists, and she joins a long line of classical musicians who have genuine claim to be considered a prodigy.

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Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh and Cormac Begley in concert

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

HE PLAYS a 10-string fiddle called the Hardanger d'Amore, has recorded 12 albums, and worked with The Gloaming. This month he tours with Cormac Begley, and they will play the Róisín Dubh.

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A tribute night for Mike Arrigan

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

MIKE ARRIGAN, the Galway drummer, music teacher, and mentor, who died last year, will be remembered and celebrated with a major show at the Town Hall Theatre in January.

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