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‘I just wanted to do something

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JFDR is the latest project of the gifted and prolific Icelandic singer-songwriter Jófríður Ákadóttir. Only 23, she has already released a string of albums with Samaris and Pascal Pinon, collaborated with Gangly, Low Roar, and Lapalux, and in March, released her first solo album, Brazil, to rave reviews. On July 30, she brings the curtain down on this year’s GIAF with a gig in the Róisín Dubh.

'I just wanted to do something without compromising'

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JFDR is the latest project of the gifted and prolific Icelandic singer-songwriter Jófríður Ákadóttir. Only 23, she has already released a string of albums with Samaris and Pascal Pinon, collaborated with Gangly, Low Roar, and Lapalux, and in March, released her first solo album, Brazil, to rave reviews. On July 30, she brings the curtain down on this year’s GIAF with a gig in the Róisín Dubh.

'The Cure is my family, it's never not going to be'

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WHEN DID The Cure begin? Was it December 1976 when the band played their first gig? Was it 1972 when the original line-up, in their early teens, held a jam session? Or was it 1964, when seven-year-olds Robert Smith and Lol Tolhurst sat beside each other on the bus to school?

The Deans - new sounds, Róisín Dubh gig

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THEY BEGAN as an unrepentant blue-rock power trio, they then evolved into a full on roots-rock band. Today the sound is progressive and not afraid to get ambient. They are The Deans.

In Praise of Lol - a Cure playlist

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LOL TOLHURST, co-founder of The Cure with Robert Smith, was invovled in the creation of much of the band's finest music from their 1979 debut album Three Imaginary Boys to Disintigration in 1989. In advance of Lol coming to the Róisín Dubh to read from his insightful, often fascinating, and poignant autobiography Cured, we present a selection of key album tracks, classic singles, and one oddity, from Lol's tenure in The Cure.

Holy F@*! Batman it's Holy F%$@

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HOLY F*** have been called "a hardcore thrift-store found-object punk band" with a relentless commitment to rhythm and a sense for atmosphere better matched to a close encounter with the third kind than a simple rock concert.

Breathe in a Pink Floyd experience

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PINK FLOYD, the visionary English rock adventurers whose explorations of rock, jazz, folk, prog, psychedelia, and avant garde have inspired Radiohead, Aphex Twin, The Orb, and much of the Krautrock scene, will be celebrated in Galway.

'Comedy is paying the bills which is both weird and amazing'

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HE HAS been called ‘The Hairy Baby’. It’s a mystery no one has yet called him ‘The Bearded Wonder’. What is absolutely certain though, is that Steve Bennett is Irish Comedian Of The Year 2016, Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh MC, and a serious comedic talent, with the potential to go far in the business.

Cabbage to play Strange Brew

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CONTROVERSIAL MANCHESTER punk band Cabbage are "hell-bent on filling the current vacancy for rock’n’roll commentator on Brexit Britain" according to The Guardian, and they have Galway in their sights.

Far From Literature returns to Cúirt

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FAR FROM Literature We Were Reared, the night showcasing prose, poetry, spoken word, music, and comedy from local writers and performers, returns to the Róisín Dubh this weekend as part of the Cúirt literary festival.

 

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