Duke Special at The Linenhall

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

There’s a great night of music on the cards when the talented Duke Special brings his new touring show Hallow to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Wednesday, October 11, at 8pm.

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Mayo musicians explore Breton connections for Achill International Harp Festival

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Achill International Harp Festival are embarking on an exciting new musical venture to open this year’s festival on Friday, October 27. After the success of last year’s commissioned show Sraith Oileán Acla/Achill Island Suite which explored the Achill-Scotland connections, the festival is currently developing another cross-cultural collaboration, this time with a Breton-Mayo theme.

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Finbar Hoban Presents Bitch Falcon at Garbo's

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Halloween is just around the corner and this must mean one thing, yes it is time to prepare for the annual Finbar Hoban Presents... Halloween Ball taking place this year at the newly renovated Garbo’s Venue on October 28. This year's headliners have just been announced. After amazing festival goers at this year's recent Electric Picnic Festival Bitch Falcon have been announced as this year's headliners with support coming from Shardborne, Vulpynes, and Atheos.

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Set dancing weekend in aid of Mayo Cancer Support

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

The hugely popular annual Diamond Set Dancing Weekend in aid of Mayo Cancer Support, Rock Rose House is organised annually by Oliver Fleming who plans a weekend full of ceilis, sean nos workshops, jiving and country and western music each night.

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Amazing Popkoor are singing their way to Mayo

Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Hailing from Holten, a village in the northeast of the Netherlands, Amazing Popkoor will visit Mayo in October upon the invitation of the Mayo International Choral Festival. Their trip will involve a tour of the west of Ireland culminating in a concert in Christchurch, Castlebar, together with the Mayo Male Voice Choir and The Rolling Waves on Friday, October 13.

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Finbar Hoban Presents.... ASIWYFA

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

And So I Watch You From Afar (ASIWYFA) have just announced a Christmas date at The Garbo’s Venue in Castlebar this December. ASIWFA are one of Northern Ireland’s most breath-taking, compelling, and heart-stoppingly brilliant exports. With rumours of a new album on the horizon the band will play Garbo’s on December 29.

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Full Linenhall autumn programme announced

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

The Linenhall Arts Centre’s full autumn/winter 2017 programme is now online, heralding an exciting and packed programme of music, theatre, comedy, film, literary events and more, promising something for everyone over the coming months. And of course there are exhibitions and workshops too, plus annual favourite RoolaBoola Children’s Arts Festival to keep the young ones entertained and engaged.

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Linenhall autumn programme goes live

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

The first announced events for the Linenhall Arts Centre’s Autumn/Winter 2017 are now online, heralding an exciting and packed programme that promises lots for everyone in the coming months.

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Messiah to be performed at Knock Basilica for the first time

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

The trumpet shall sound on November 18 in Knock with the Basilica’s inaugural performance of Handel’s Messiah, the world’s most famous and beloved oratorio, renowned for stunning choruses and arias. Following last year’s sell-out performance of the Concert for Peace, attended by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins, Knock Basilica has announced the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s Messiah.

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The Quay Gallery is a must visit in Westport

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

The Quay Gallery, Westport, is now in its fourth year of business and is co-owned by three award winning artists - Suzie Sullivan, Susan Basler, and Victoria Foutz. The gallery has gained a superb reputation, both in Ireland and overseas, since opening in 2014 by striving to seek out the best talent in Irish art and craft and at the same time developing the artist’s own unique creative style.

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Mayo’s Atlantic Rhythm musicians and dancers to feature at Italian Folk Festival

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Some of Mayo’s finest traditional Irish musicians and dancers will enjoy a unique opportunity to represent their county and country abroad in early September, as seven members of the Atlantic Rhythm Productions group have been selected to travel to Blessano, Italy, to perform in the prestigious Danzerini Udinesi Folk Festival from September 1 to 4. 

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Celtic Flames bring their magic to Westport

Fri, Aug 04, 2017

Celtic Flames present their spectacular show of music, song and dance in The Town Hall, Westport on Saturday, August 12 at 8pm. Celtic Flames is an exciting 24 piece mixed music group, based in Galway and ranging in ages from six to 60, who play and perform a quality eclectic mix of traditional Irish music, song and dance fused with a more contemporary idiom. Formed originally as a ten piece group in 2011, it has grown to include the top young talent to emerge from the west of Ireland in recent years and their mission is to entertain.

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