One week left of The Deans Kickstarter campaign for new EP

Tue, Jun 19, 2018

THE KICKSTARTER campaign for the new EP by Galway roots-rock band The Deans ends on Tuesday June 26. Fans can buy an advance copy of the EP and be in for different reward bundles depending on the amount they donate.

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The Wedding Present - GIAF 2018 show at Monroe's

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

WHEN IT comes to albums by long-running British indie legends The Wedding Present, 1987's George Best and 1991's Seamonsters are the first to come to mind, while 2016's Going, Going... was a surprise, Indian summer, artistic triumph.

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Ultan Conlon - the night owl takes flight

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

WHAT A year it has been so far for Ultan Conlon. His album, Last Days Of The Night Owl has won critical acclaim; his song 'The Measure' has hardly been off the radio; while more recently, Bryan Ferry has come calling.

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Jazz and reverberations to echo in St Nicholas'

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

AN UNUSUAL, but potentially fascinating, concert, featuring Mikkel Ploug, "the latest sensation in European jazz guitar," according to leading Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, takes place in Galway this month.

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Mick Kinsella - Mr Harmonica

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

'HAVE HARMONICA, will travel' just might be the motto of Mick Kinsella, for while he is a highly respected Irish traditional musician, he has also deployed his talents to play jazz, blues, rock, and bluegrass.

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Padraig Jack returns to The Crane

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

PADRAIG JACK, the Aran Islands' singer-songwriter, plays his first Galway city show since his sold out concert in The Crane Bar in late 2017, when he returns to the Sea Road venue on Friday, June 24.

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Mark Geary - a 'quintessential singer-songwriter'

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

HAVING SPENT the last 20 years between his native Ireland and New York, where he cut his teeth at the renowned Sin-É cafe, Mark Geary has won respect and attention from audiences and fellow artists.

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Stories of a 'misspent' musical life

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

SALTHILL NIGHTS - Songs and Stories of a Misspent Life, is the title of a show that Galway musician Kevin Duffy will present at Massimo bar, William Street, on Friday July 13, from 8pm.

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Dead Horse Jive - new EP, Galway gig

Thu, Jun 14, 2018

GALWAY BAND Dead Horse Jive will launch their new EP, Should’ve Stayed In, with a gig in the upstairs bar of the Róisín Dubh, tomorrow evening from 9pm.

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The Whileaways - new single, Galway gigs

Mon, Jun 11, 2018

THE WHILEAWAYS, the acclaimed Galway Americana, folk, and roots trio, are set to release a new double A-sided single, ‘Roll Down Your Window’/‘Spare Me From Your Heartache’, and have announced a number of shows in Galway.

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Sister Nancy - pioneering Jamaican DJ comes to Galway

Thu, May 31, 2018

"I'M A lady, I'm not a man, MC is my ambition. I come fi nice up Jamaica. " So declared Sister Nancy, the first female dancehall DJ, who has been described by the Washington Post as a "dominating female voice for over two decades" on the dancehall scene.

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UB40 to headline Fever Pitch music festival

Thu, May 31, 2018

UB40, THE long running British reggae band, best known for the songs 'Red, Red, Wine' and 'Breakfast In Bed', headline the Fever Pitch music festival on Sunday, with Rudimental headlining on Saturday.

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Ryan Vail plays Strange Brew tonight

Thu, May 31, 2018

RYAN VAIL, twice nominated for the Northern Ireland Music Prize, will bring his acclaimed fusion of electronica and modern classical music to Strange Brew at the Róisín Dubh tonight at 9pm.

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Rob Wade to play Monroe's Live

Thu, May 31, 2018

ROB WADE, the award-winning Galway singer-songwriter, with a distinctly urban sound, who recently released the new single ‘Living In The Moment’, plays Monroe's in June.

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Seán Keane contines An Taibhdhearc residency

Thu, May 31, 2018

SEÁN KEANE, one of Ireland's finest and most admired folk singers, continues his Monday night residency at An Taibhdhearc, with shows taking place across June and August.

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'Mitch presents...' Javi Frias

Thu, May 31, 2018

JAVI FRIAS, passionate record collector, selector, and one of the most respected DJs and producers in the underground disco scene, is coming to Electric to headline the latest 'Mitch presents...' night.

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Seo Linn - young, high energy, Irish trad

Thu, May 31, 2018

CROKE PARK, The 3Arena, Aviva Stadium, Board Gáis Energy Theatre, headlining Vicar Street, 32 million views on YouTube and, gigs in New York, Melbourne, Boston, London, Paris, Edinburgh, and Uganda - Seo Linn have done it all.

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Úna Keane - Galway gig

Thu, May 31, 2018

ÚNA KEANE, whose minimalist piano music, incorporating live visuals, field recordings, and soundscapes, is coming back to Galway to play the Black Gate Cultural Centre, St Francis Street.

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Music and snow in June?

Thu, May 31, 2018

DESPITE THE weather having improved notably over recent days, Galway can expect a touch of snow in the first week of June, at the next Galway Music Residency's Music & Musings concert.

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Dott release new single 'Bleached Blonde'

Wed, May 30, 2018

DOTT, ONE of Galway's most exciting bands are back with a new single, 'Bleached Blonde', the follow-up to their powerful Repeal the Eighth anthem 'Got A Girl', featuring a wonderful new video about a young girl realising her ambitions.

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