Yawning Chasm to play Bus King #3

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

YAWNING CHASM, the Galway indie folk rock singer songwriter, whose music has been described as "delicate and affecting" by The Irish Times, will play the next Bus King gig.

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Music & Musings with ConTempo

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

MUSIC & MUSINGS is a new series of short concerts at the Black Gate Cultural Centre, featuring the ConTempo Quartet with emerging and established composers from Ireland, as well as guest artists.

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Don McLean retuns to Galway

Wed, Oct 18, 2017

DON MCLEAN, the singer-songwriter whose 'American Pie', 'Vincent', and 'And I Love You So' are standards in the great songbook, not just of America, but of the world, makes a welcome return to Galway next summer.

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Wyvern Lingo - new single, Róisín Dubh gig

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

WYVERN LINGO have just released their new single, 'Out Of My Hands' - their most candid, politicised song to date - and have announced a gig at the Róisín Dubh as part of their 2018 tour of Ireland.

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Rosie Carney to play Róisín Dubh

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

BORN IN Hampshire in 1997, and moving to Ireland when she was 10, Rosie Carney grew up in Downings, a Gaeltacht village amid the vast, rugged landscapes of the Rosguill peninsula, County Donegal.

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Mundy brings Jelly Legs to Monroe's Live

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

ON OCTOBER 14 1996, an Offaly singer-songwriter going by the name of Mundy released his debut album, Jelly Legs, on Epic Records, a subsidiary of Sony. It won critical praise and sold 60,000 copies around the world.

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Chasing Abbey to play Monroe’s Live

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

CHASING ABBEY, the Irish hip hop trio called "one of the most promising bands in the country” wplay Monroe’s annual fancy dress party this October Bank Holiday weekend.

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Aslan return to The Quays

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

LONG RUNNING Irish legends Aslan play a one-off gig in The Quays Music Hall this month and lead singer Christy Dignham has said: "The atmosphere at our gigs in Galway has always been amazing. Don't forget to bring your singing voice."

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A choral concert in St Nicholas'

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

"MUSIC AND song gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and charm and gaiety to life and everything." So said Greek philosopher Plato, in a poetic way of stating - music is good for you.

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Jake Clemons - E Street Man for the Róisín Dubh

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

JAKE CLEMONS, saxophone player for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, and also a much admired solo artist, makes a welcome return to the Róisín Dubh this month as part of his Fear & Love Tour - Ireland Edition.

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Gould Piano Trio to play NUIG

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

SINCE WINNING first prize at both Florence's Premio Vittorio Gui and the Melbourne Chamber Music Competition, the Gould Piano Trio has firmly asserted itself as one of the most outstanding piano trios of today and this year is marking its 25th anniversary.

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Niall Murphy goes Bus King

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

NIALL MURPHY, lead singer and guitarist with Oh Boland, one third of indie band Half Forward Line, and one of the finest contemporary songwriters in County Galway, plays the next Bus King gig.

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Micah P Hinson - new album, Róisín Dubh show

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

WHETHER MICAH P Hinson was "raised by snake-handlers or worked at the local food court", his music "would still bleed authenticity". So wrote music critic Brian Howe about the Texan born indie Americana singer-songwriter.

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Ireland’s first SoundSystem Gathering to take place in Galway

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

LEISURELAND WILL be transformed into a pressure cooker of reggae, dub, dubstep, and drum'n'bass, for Ireland’s first SoundSystem Gathering, which takes place this October.

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Big names for Galway Jazz Festival 2017

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

MAJOR JAZZ names such as Arve Henriksen and the Haz'art Trio, among others, play the 2017 Galway Jazz Festival, which runs from Thursday October 5 to Sunday 8.

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The Fureys to play the Town Hall

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

IRISH FOLK music legends, The Fureys, best known for the songs ‘When You Were Sweet 16’, ‘The Green Fields Of France’, 'Red Rose Café’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, and ‘Steal Away’, return for their 14th visit to the Town Hall Theatre.

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Gogol Bordello announce Galway concert in December

Wed, Sep 27, 2017

GOGOL BORDELLO, who have "defied the boundaries of continents and genres in their quest for spiritual illumination through gypsy punk," according to Consequence of Sound, have announced they will play Galway in December.

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Shrug Life - debut album, Strange Brew gig

Tue, Sep 26, 2017

"WRITER'S BLOCK and common cold, the pointless fear of growing old...wearing cheap synthetic fibres with unspoken Western guilt". Add to that a crap cup of coffee "with your name spelt wrong" and you have...'First World Problems'.

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Niall Connolly - new album, Róisín Dubh show

Mon, Sep 25, 2017

NIALL CONNOLLY, “among the most vibrant, poignant, and authentic indie folk artists in New York City", according to folk music magazine No Depression, has released his new album and is touring Ireland this month.

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Wouldn't it be good to see Nik Kershaw?

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

IF YOU HAVE been watching Top Of The Pops from 1984, Thursday and Friday nights on BBC4, you will have have seen Nik Kershaw all over those episodes, scoring big hits with 'Wouldn't It Be Good?' and 'I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me'.

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