Whiplash - Metallica tribute @ Monroe's Live

Thu, May 17, 2018

WHIPLASH, the Galway based Metallica tribute act, play Monroe's next week, and can be expected to deliver a thrilling set drawn from the LA band's classic 1983 - 1991 era.

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Gospel Rising Music Festival 2018

Thu, May 10, 2018

THE NINTH annual Gospel Rising Music Festival – Ireland's biggest gospel music and choral festival – returns to Galway this month, with choirs from across Ireland, and beyond, performing throughout the city.

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Jealous Of The Birds to play Róísín Dubh

Thu, May 10, 2018

HER SONGS have "a bedroom lo-fi acoustic folk feel...albeit with an advanced skill for creating an atmosphere through arrangement and tone” according to Nialler9, while BBC Radio Ulster's Stuart Bailie said, "Behold, a hummingbird."

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Trad on the Prom is back

Thu, May 10, 2018

"IF YOU ever thought Irish music and dancing weren’t sexy and cool, go - and be converted." So said The Irish Times about Trad On The Prom, the Galway based Irish music, song, and dance show, which returns next week.

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A night of Irish trad at the Town Hall

Thu, May 10, 2018

THE TURBULENT, inspirational, and ever-evolving journey of Irish music, will be performed by 16 traditional musicians, in the Town Hall Theatre tomorrow night.

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Punk and ska from the north of England

Thu, May 10, 2018

DIY DUB-punk and ska from the north of England, and a one man acoustic comedic whirlwind, will be in the upstairs bar of the Róisín Dubh, next week.

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Seattle Grunge Experience comes to Monroe's

Thu, May 10, 2018

NIRVANA, SOUNDGARDEN, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains - the Holy Quartet of Grunge and late 1980s/early 1990s sound of the Pacific Northwest, will be recreated in Monroe’s Live.

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Patrick Bergin to launch Galway Sessions Festival 2018

Thu, May 03, 2018

ANDY IRVINE, John and Pip Murphy, and the actor Patrick Bergin, are heading west for the 2018 Galway Sessions Festival, the city's annual celebration of traditional, folk, and roots music.

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Jinx Lennon - new album, Róisín gig

Thu, May 03, 2018

JINX LENNON, the agit-punk, performance poet, singer-songwriter is back, and as confrontational and challenging as ever, with his new album, Grow A Pair, and a show at the Róisín Dubh.

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The Mouse Outfit - new album, Monroe's gig

Thu, May 03, 2018

TOMORROW SEES the launch of Jagged Tooth Crook, the new album by Manchester hip hop production team The Mouse Outfit, and later this month they play Monroe's Live.

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Mary Black plays Town Hall this weekend

Thu, May 03, 2018

MARY BLACK makes a welcome return to Galway and will play the city's Town Hall Theatre this Saturday, May 5, at 8pm, singing the songs of Jimmy McCarthy.

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Repeal the Eighth Indie disco

Thu, May 03, 2018

THE REPEAL Session, an indie disco in support of the campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment, will take place in the Galway Rowing Club, Woodquay.

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Super Silly - top class Irish r'n'b tonight

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

DO NOT be fooled by the name, there is nothing silly about Super Silly, the Dublin band who are fast become one of the key names in the emerging, fascinating, Irish urban music scene.

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Ladies sing the blues

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

WOMEN ARE pivotal in the story of blues music, with Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Mamie Smith being among its earliest recorded exponents and first major stars, but they have been overshadowed by the men who came later.

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Unblessed - Chilean extreme metal

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

UNBLESSED, ONE of the leading bands in the Chilean underground extreme metal scene, are about to unleash their ferocious black metal/death metal fusion on Galway.

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New Valley Wolves - new EP and Monroe's gig

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

NEW VALLEY Wolves latest single 'Cut-Throat', the first from their new Gospel EP, went straight to #1 in the Irish Rock charts, and the band are coming to Galway as part of their latest tour.

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Galway Youth Orchestra - concert and auditions

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

GALWAY YOUTH Orchestra, now in its 36th year, will hold auditions for new members next month, in St Mary’s College, St Mary’s Road.

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A lunchtime Beethoven concert

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

THAT MONTY Python sketch, with John Cleese as Beethoven, all roars, shouts, irascible temper, and prone to shooting things, may have been closer to the truth than we realise.

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Steven Sharpe - new single, Róisín Dubh show

Thu, Apr 19, 2018

STEVEN SHARPE writes about gay male sex with the kind of ribaldry and attention to salacious detail Prince and Snoop Dogg brought to their songs about straight male sexual adventures.

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Guitar great Albert Lee to play Town Hall

Thu, Apr 19, 2018

ALBERT LEE boasts a career that is the envy of many musicians, having worked with numerous legends in rock and country, and becoming something of a legend in his own right.

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