Girlhood exhibition in Ballina Arts Centre

Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Throughout March and April, Ballina Arts Centre will present Girlhood, an exhibition by Mayo artist Orla Sloyan. Girlhood is the collaborative result of a photographic project between the photographer and the Maughan family that documents the family’s special and intimate occasions from 2007 to 2016.

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Gatehouse come to Ballina

Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Gatehouse are a newly-formed band with a line up of experienced and up and coming artists, who recently launched debut album Tús Nua. Gatehouse are John McEvoy (fiddle/viola/piano), Jacinta McEvoy (guitar/concertina/backing vocals), Rachel Garvey (vocals), and John Wynne (flutes/whistles). They will be taking to the stage in Ballina Arts Centre on Friday, March 24, at 8pm.

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One Man Town live at Garbo's this weekend

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Hailing from Donegal and Derry, One Man Town has steadily been building excitement from recent shows with an increasing fan base and hype around the new release of debut self-titled EP Cutthroat Desire. 

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Oscar best picture Moonlight opens in Mayo Movie World

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

You might not have heard of it until the Oscar ceremony, but the winner of the best picture award at the Oscars Moonlight will open in Mayo Movie World in Castlebar this evening with a screening at 8.30pm.

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Humors of Bandon at The Linenhall

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Margaret McAuliffe performs the charming and hilarious one-person show The Humours of Bandon at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday, March 29 at 8pm.

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A Easter treat with The Frank and Walters

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Legendary Irish band The Frank and Walters are coming to the Garbo’s Venue this Easter. The Frank and Walters are synonymous with great albums, radio hits, and a live show that has taken them all over the world during the course of a celebrated and critically acclaimed career. Their new album, Songs for the Walking Wounded, delivered more classic Franks’ melodies, alongside some poignant tracks on what is perhaps the band’s most personal album to date.

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Concertina ensemble at the Linenhall

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

The Irish Concertina Ensemble (ICE) presents a unique and fascinating evening of new and traditionally-based music at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday, March 15, at 8pm. 

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A sort of homecoming for Lisa Canny

Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The countdown is underway for the amazing Lisa Canny's show in Castlebar.  After a very successful recent Late Late Show appearance, Lisa is set for a Mayo homecoming show next Saturday, February 25 at The Garbos Venue in Castlebar.

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Frances Black and Kieran Goss head to Claremorris

Fri, Feb 17, 2017

A quarter of a century after the smash success of duo Frances Black and Kieran Goss, details have been announced of an All Ireland reunion tour in February 2017. Since the days of their partnership, both Kieran and Frances have enjoyed huge international success in their respective solo careers, but it was the inspired pairing of these two talents as a duo in the early nineties that first caught the imagination of the public.

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Betwixt and Between with St Patrick's Drama Group

Fri, Feb 17, 2017

St Patrick's Drama Group are delighted to perform a brand new comedy written by the infamous, Michael J Ginnelly. The play will run for five nights from Tuesday in the Westport Town Hall Theatre. Betwixt and Between promises Laughter and Intrigue with comedy at its best.

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Finbar Hoban Presents...Girl Band live at Garbos

Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Radiohead's Thom Yorke recently proclaimed, “This is me and my son's favourite music at the moment,” when speaking about Irish noisemakers Girl Band on BBC 1 Radio just before last Christmas. The last few years have been momentous for Irish act Girl Band. Their most recent album Holding Hands With Jamie on Rough Trade has raised great acclaim from The Guardian, NME, NPR, Vice, and further afield, they have been named as one of the best new bands of 2016 by Stereogum and one of the best rock bands active today by SPIN. They will be taking to the stage in Castlebar on Friday April 7.

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Modern jazz at The Linenhall

Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Top British jazz supergroup Dinosaur weave their musical magic at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, February 23, at 8pm as part of a Music Network tour. Following boldly in the footsteps of the likes of Polar Bear and Phronesis, Dinosaur skilfully weaves electric-jazz, Celtic folk melodies, and North African drumming styles into a sound reminiscent of late-1960s Miles Davis.

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