Frankie Gavin and Liam Ó Maonlaí headline Éigse an Spidéil

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

FRANKIE GAVIN and Liam Ó Maonlaí will headline Éigse an Spidéil 2017, the village's annual arts festival, which has been running for more than 30 years, and which runs from Thursday March 2 to Sunday 5.

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Dinosaur - British jazz 'supergroup' to play Clifden

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

"IMAGINE THE impressionistic electric-jazz moodiness and glistening keyboard textures of Miles Davis’s In A Silent Way seamlessly wrapped around Celtic folk melodies." That was how The Guardian described jazz 'supergroup' Dinosaur.

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich to play Róisín Dubh

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

HE PLAYS "enchanting, fragile folk-pop" says The Independent. His music is "steeped in emotion” according to DIY, and he is "the real deal” declared Q. He is Benjamin Francis Leftwich.

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Shuffle! - a night of soul, reggae, and r'n'b

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

SHUFFLE! RETURNS to the upstairs bar of Roisin Dubh this weekend for another night of hip shakin', rockin' northern soul, reggae, ska, blues, jazz, dicso, and r'n'b.

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Rory Gallagher tribute @ Monroe's

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

THE BARRY McGivern Band have been playing the music of Rory Gallagher since the man himself was still with us, and they are coming to play Galway tomorrow.

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Keith Plunkett to play Monroe’s

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

AHEAD OF the release of his new single '100 Cracks', singer-songwriter Keith Plunkett is touring Ireland and tonight he stops off in Galway to play Monroe’s BackStage Bar.

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Saturday classical music concerts for families

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Galway children and their families can enjoy a mix of classical, contemporary, and Irish traditional music at the upcoming 3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music spring/summer concert series at the Galway City Museum.

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Miriam Donohue - Galway launch for debut album

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

MIRIAM DONOHUE, the Galway born, Dublin based, singer-songwriter will play a hometown gig in Galway this weekend, for the official launch of her critically acclaimed debut album, Paperscapes.

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Na Cruithne - debut album launch in Galway

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

NA CRUITHNE, the folk-metal sextet, who fuse groove and black metal with the traditional musics of Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany, launch their debut album, Gairm an Fhiantais, with a concert next week.

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An evening of Beethoven's music

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

THE MUSIC of Beethoven will be heard in re-named Emily Anderson Concert Hall at the Aula Maxima, NUI Galway, when the Ficino Ensemble perform the next Music For Galway concert.

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The Three Tenors to play Town Hall Theatre

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

THE THREE Tenors, whose concerts have been called "fabulous, high-calibre...soulful" by the Sunday Independent, and a "knockout’’ by the New York Times, return to Galway this month.

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Padraig Stevens - 70th birthday concert

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

LEGENDARY TUAM songwriter Padraig Stevens will play a rare Galway concert next week, at The King's Head, accompanied by Leo Moran of The Saw Doctors.

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Cafolla and Engel @ HALO

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

CAFOLLA AND Engel, the live saxophone and DJ duo, eturn to Galway to play the HALO nightclub this Saturday from 11pm.

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The return of The Redneck Manifesto

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

FIRST CAME the announcement of live dates, then the appearance of their albums on streaming services, and now there is speculation The Redneck Manifesto are recording, and will be releasing, new music.

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A FEAST of prog-rock bands

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

VASA, "ONE of the most exciting, dynamic instrumental bands in the UK," according to The Independent, who play "riffs the size of King Kong's scrotal baskets", are coming to Galway this weekend.

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Two classical concerts of Brahms and Bach

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

A SUNDAY afternoon with Brahms, and a lunchtime show, also involving Brahms, along with Bach and others, await classical music lovers, with two Music For Galway shows taking place over the coming days.

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Roesy - two Galway shows

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

ROESY, THE Australian based Irish singer-songwriter is bringing his The Very Round Robin tour across Ireland, playing shows where he will be joined by Kilá's Rónán Ó Snodaigh and Ye Vagabonds.

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A Back To Basics singer-songwriter night

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

IRISH SINGER-songwriters Greg Clifford, Ian N Brennan, and Barry Jay Hughes are bringing their Back To Basics 'three-act showcase' tour around Ireland this month, covering 16 venues in three weeks.

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The Rat Pack Live - at Seven

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

THE ERA, the music, the men - the Rat Pack of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop, have become a byword for cool and male sartorial style.

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Purple Rain - A Celebration of Prince

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

THE FIRST anniversary of the death of Prince - the soul, funk, rock, r'n'b genius and visionary - is drawing close, and a show is coming to Galway intends to celebrate the man, his life, and his music, in some style.

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