Inishbofin summer concerts

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

MICK FLANNERY, Wallis Bird, and Declan O’Rourke are among the leading Irish singer-songwriters who will be making their way to Inisbofin, for the Connemara island's 21st series of summer concerts.

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GIAF 17 DJ nights @ Electric

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

BILL BREWSTER, the DJ extraordinaire and human music–encyclopedia, and the enigmatic, Berlin based DJ, Privacy, will be spinning the decks at the Electric Garden & Theatre, as part of the Galway International Arts Festival.

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Dermot Kennedy announces Róisín Dubh show

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

DERMOT KENNEDY, the Dublin singer-songwriter Clash magazine called "something special", this week announced dates for a new European tour, which includes a Galway show in October.

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Arnocorps - Swarzenegger punk

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

THEY BASE all their songs on Arnold Swarzenegger movies and describe their sound as "Action adventure hardcore rock and roll". They are San Francisco metal/punk band Arnocorps.

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Rodney Owl - two Galway gigs

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

RODNEY CROWELL is a Grammy award winning Texan country music singer-songwriter, but Rodney Owl is an entirely different proposition altogether as Galway will see at two gigs this month.

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Whitewater to play The Quays

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

WHITEWATER, regarded as one of Ireland’s top cover bands, performing at major events, festivals, and venues throughout Ireland and Britain, play The Quays Live tomorrow night.

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Galway Hearts Festival

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

GALWAY HAS no shortage of festivals, especially in July, and another has just been added to the bill - the Galway Hearts Festival, celebrating the city's original music scene - past and present.

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LOAH - GIAF17 gig @ Róísín Dubh

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

SHE IS "a unique talent, a magnetising performer, and any time you see her sing, there’s a palpable sense of a musician on the rise.” So said Nialler9 about Loah, who plays the Róisín Dubh as part of the Galway International Arts Festival.

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Overhead, The Albatross - GIAF 17 concert

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

THE FIRST three words of the opening lines of Pink Floyd's 'Echoes' are also the moniker for one of Ireland's most ambitious bands, whose music, like the Floyd's, is wide screen, cinematic in scope, heavily atmospheric, and epic.

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AGU - Fringe Fest gig @ The Quays

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

SHE HAS been called "one of the most remarkable new singer-songwriters in the Czech Republic" by Milan Tesar in Magazin UNI. Today she is baed in Galway and about to play the Galway Fringe Festival.

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Aimee Banks to sing at Fringe Festival

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

AIMEE BANKS, the 15-year-old soprano who shot to fame representing Ireland at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Bulgaria, will give a concert at the Augustinian Church as part of the 2017 Galway Fringe Festival.

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Pet Sounds - made for all times

Mon, Jul 10, 2017

MAY 16, 1966, was the day The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds was released to the world. It is an album which still tops many ‘best ever’ lists yet it was initially greeted with dismay and bafflement by its label Capitol Records, and even within The Beach Boys opinion was divided on its merits.

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Loner Deluxe to launch new album at Citóg

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

THE RELEASE of Loner Deluxe's second album, Songs I Taped Off The Radio, should be a red letter day, but given this album is being released on July 12 that makes it very much an 'orange' occasion.

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Stockton's Wing - as long running as the arts festival

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

TWO IRISH cultural phenomena celebrate their 40th birthday this year, and they celebrate it together when Stockton's Wing play this month's Galway International Arts Festival.

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Leading Galway trad musicians to play Spirit Of The West

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

SPIRIT OF The West - traditional music, songs, and dance, a new show produced and directed by folk singer Matt Keane, along with Colm Naughton, comes to The Claregalway Hotel this month.

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Bounce - a clubnight for ID young adults

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

BOUNCE CLUB Night - the event which creates a fun, safe, and accessible space for young adults with intellectual disabilities to socialise, listen to music, and dance in a club environment - returns to the Róisín Dubh.

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Waterboys headline the Carrick Water Music Festival 2017

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

THE 13TH annual Carrick Water Music Festival, staring July 12, and running for five days, will be headlined by the legendary Scottish folk-rock and roots band The Waterboys.

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Ireland’s ‘Singing Soldier’ to play the Town Hall

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

DAVID MARTIN, known as Ireland’s ‘Singing Soldier’ takes to the stage of the Town Hall Theatre with his A Night At The Opera show, to perform an array of classical favourites.

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbot announce Galway concert

Mon, Jul 03, 2017

PAUL HEATON and Jacqui Abbot, the dream team vocalists of The Beautiful South and now a successful duo, have announced a Galway concert as part of their upcoming Irish tour in October.

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Art festival gigs @ Monroe’s Live

Thu, Jun 29, 2017

BADLY DRAWN Boy, Stockton's Wing, Donal Lunny and Andy Irvine, are among some of the musicians who will be performing at Monroe's Live as part of the 40th Galway International Arts Festival.

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