Hugh Cornwell - former Stranglers man to play Róisín Dubh

Wed, Aug 29, 2018

HUGH CORNWELL, former lead singer of The Stranglers, and voice of the band's finest songs - 'Golden Brown', 'Strange Little Girl,' 'Always The Sun', 'Peaches', 'No More Heroes', (Get A) Grip (On Yourself) - is coming to Galway.

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Villagers to play Galway in December

Tue, Aug 28, 2018

VILLAGERS HAVE announced a return to Galway in December to play the Black Box Theatre, while their fourth studio album, The Art Of Pretending To Swim, will be released next month.

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Dott to give Heart Swell official launch tonight

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

'GOOD THINGS come to those who wait' as the old saying goes, and that is certainly the case with Dott's second album Heart Swell, which gets it's official launch in the Róisín Dubh tonight.

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The Voldemort Quartet are coming

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

HAS THE evil wizard Voldemort, arch enemy of Harry Potter, his own string quartet? It appears so, and these young musicians will be among the performers at the Galway Music Residency autumn/winter programme.

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Eoin Dolan - new EP, Galway gig

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

THE EVER evolving music and vision of Galway singer-songwriter Eoin Dolan, takes a further step forward with the release of his new EP, Superior Fiction.

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The Prodigy tribute @ Monroe's

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

THE PROGIDY, a live tribute act to the British electro/dance legends The Prodigy, play Monroe's on Friday September 21 at 9pm.

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Throwback Time this weekend at DNA

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

THE 1980S brought us the Cabbage Patch Kids, Paula Abdul, Teddy Ruxpin, shoulder pads, and perms. The 1990s delivered Tamagotchis, snap bracelets, Pokémon, Power Rangers, dial-up internet, scrunchies, and Bill Clinton jokes.

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JFDR returns to the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

FOR A small country with a tiny population, Iceland punches far above its weight when it comes to producing musicians of startling originality and creativity, and to the distinguished line of Björk, Sigur Ros, and, Ásgeir, we can add JFDR.

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Frankie Cosmos - bitter-sweet New York indie

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

SHE IS of Irish descent, and is the daughter of actors Kevin Kline and Phoebe Cates, but all that would count for nothing were she not an inspired indie-rock singer-songwriter with something to say.

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Galway Jazz Festival 2018

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

WHO SAYS festival season is over in Galway? The Comedy Carnival is on the way, as is the Oyster Festival, and visual arts fest TULCA, while this week saw the line-up for the 2018 Galway Jazz Festival announced.

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Club GASS Pride Spectacular

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

CLUB GASS, Galway's leading LGBT clubnight, will host its biggest party to date with an all day and going late into the night event during the Galway Pride Festival.

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Thin Lizzy's Brian Downey to play Monroe's

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

BRIAN DOWNEY, a founder-member of Thin Lizzy, and the drummer with that peerless and influential Irish hard rock band, is coming to Galway to give a concert at Monroe's.

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Conan - heavy distortion and downtuned 'caveman battle doom'

Wed, Aug 15, 2018

CONAN, THE acclaimed Liverpool doom metal band, whose heavily distorted, downtuned sound, has been described as "caveman battle doom", play Galway city tomorrow night, Thursday August 16.

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Funk, soul, brass, and eight brothers

Mon, Aug 13, 2018

“I CANNOT get enough of these guys, they soothe the soul.” So said the former US president Barack Obama, about the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, who play Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh next week.

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Steven Sharpe and Katie O'Connor are coming to the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

To Gaze Upon Us is the love child of Sharpe and O'Connor because that is as physical as it is getting. They made their debut in April of 2015 in the Róisín Dubh in the run up to the Marriage Equality vote, and now they are back. On August 16, Steven Sharpe and Katie O'Connor bring their out and proud act to the Róisín Dubh.

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The Deans at Róisín Dubh

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Imagine Jack Kerouac and George Orwell incubated a test tube baby in muddy water and on its first birthday was adopted by Joe Strummer, who raised it on a steady diet of rock and roll and Dylan.

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Teleman to play Monroes

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

English indie pop band Teleman will play Monroes on Thursday October 18.

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Thanks Brother to play Monroe’s Live

Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Thanks Brother, the new project from artists Róisín O and John Broe, released their debut single ‘We Are Different’ in March of this year. This first single was produced at Beech Park Studios, Dublin, by Broe and Ciaran Bradshaw, with mixing by Grammy Award winner Ruadhri Cushnan.

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Joan As Policewoman - 'darker, more pensive' and playing the Róisín

Thu, Aug 02, 2018

SHE CALLS her music "punk rock R&B". She also describes it as "American soul music". She cites Al Green and Nina Simone as inspirations, as well as Sonic Youth and Bad Brains. She is Joan As Policewoman.

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Chris Haze to play headline show at Monroe's

Thu, Aug 02, 2018

IS CHRIS Haze the hardest working man in Galway, and indeed Irish, music? Probably, and after three years in which he has enjoyed a string of hits, this month finally sees him playing a headline, hometown gig.

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