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IRISH TRAD band Legacy have "deep insight into the social and musical tastes of Ireland's ballad lovers" and their choice of material is “both thoughtful and entertaining”.
MONROE'S LIVE is the place to be next Thursday as We Banjo 3 and Four Men and a Dog team up to see in the New Year in high style with an epic night of scintillating music and song. It will be a rare chance for Galway audiences to catch We Banjo 3 live this year as they are in huge demand internationally.
AFTER FOUR years successfully re-imagining the songs as Radiohead via Irish folk and trad, Galway's Tradiohead will call it a day with a farewell gig in The Crane Bar, Sea Road, on Friday December 11.
DERMOT BYRNE, one of Ireland’s finest trad accordion players, will be joined by Australian Steve Cooney on guitar and Tyrone's Trevor Hutchinson on bass, for a night of Irish trad at Monroe’s Backstage Bar on Friday October 30.
Irish traditional music is one of the great survivors of history. Maybe it was because we are an island, way off on our own in the western Atlantic, and until the latter decades of the last century, out of hearing from the mass cultural movements of popular cinema, radio and TV, especially the modern music from Europe and the US, that something distinctive has survived. As a boy I would only hear traditional music sessions in a few Gaelteacht areas, or from the welcoming Standún family in Spiddal, or at the Féiseanna at An Taibhdhearc, which was more memorable for the day off from school than it was for the music.
The award-winning Shelia Moffatt School of Irish Dancing and Atlantic Rhythm Productions have recreated an 18th century traditional country cottage in the grounds of Enniscoe House in Crossmolina for their summer show.
FOLK BANDS Old Hannah and The Mariannes, both of whom draw on Irish folk, roots, and Americana, pla a double headline show at Monroe’s Live on Thursday August 6 at 9pm.
ANDY IRVINE and Dónal Lunny boast CVs and achievements like few others - Andy has been in Sweeney's Men and Patrick Street; Dónal in The Bothy Band and Moving Hearts; and together they have served in Planxty and Mozaik.
LIAM Ó MAOINLAÍ and his new band Ré, will headline Thraidphicnic, the annual weekend of Irish traditional music and workshops, in An Spidéal, from Friday July 3 to Sunday 5.
FRANKIE GAVIN'S first taste of performing in front of an audience was in Corrandulla Town Hall, playing tin whistle, and standing beside him was the man who saw the potential in the youngster - the fiddler and flautist Eddie Moloney.