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Lately we have been enjoying the first few sunny days of the year but another real marker of impending summer is the programme launch of the Galway International Arts Festival.
ROCKABILLY AND roots music will collide in exciting fashion when the great Joe Fury & The Hayride play Monroe’s Live on Sunday June 5 at 9pm.
Voted ‘World’s Favourite Orchestra’ in an international poll in 2015, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra is all set for a rare visit to the West, when they perform at Knock Basilica at the Concert For Peace, Saturday May 14, under the baton of renowned conductor extraordinaire David Brophy.
IRISH ROCKABILLY queen Imelda May and singer-songwriter Damien Dempsey will play the Galway International Arts Festival Absolut Big Top on Thursday July 21 at 7pm and tickets go on sale tomorrow.
RACKHOUSE PILFER, acclaimed for their stomping alt.country, bluegrass, and Amerciana, as evidenced by their winning the Hotpress/Jaegermesier Live Band of the Year 2015 award, return to Galway.
Raised in the heart of Mayo, surrounded by her musical family Joanne Keegan was encouraged to develop her innate talent for singing, playing guitar and fiddle from the age of ten. Her father Tony sang American country and often rebel songs at bedtime and Marion her mother ensured she received a rich traditional upbringing. She discovered Etta James, BB King, Sippie Wallis, Janis Ian in her early teens and it was a natural progression for her to move towards studying Dramatic arts and music performance. Gaining confidence singing in musicals she joined a band in Galway as a backing vocalist but it was whilst busking around Europe in her late teens that she discovered her true voice. After many years of diarising her experiences she attended IMRO song writing workshops in Dublin and Killarney, writing with Kieran Mc Evoy which cemented her vocation.
The Mayo International Choral Festival presents A Concert For Peace Commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising and World War One on Saturday, May 14 2016 in Knock Basilica. Doors open 6.45pm with the concert 8pm. Tickets cost €25 for all reserved seating and €15 for restricted viewing. A feast for the senses awaits. The Mayo International Choral Festival is proud to present this inaugural concert at the newly refurbished Knock Basilica, to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising and World War One.
RACKHOUSE PILFER, the stompin’, alt country, bluegrass sextet, and Hotpress/Jaegermesiert Live Band of the Year 2015, return to Monroe's Live on Friday November 13 at 10pm.
HAVING KICKED off his latest Irish tour off with a packed Olympia Theatre gig recently, award-winning impressionist Oliver Callan is currently bringing his live music, satire, and comedy across the country sending up the top names in politics, sport, and entertainment. The Callan bus pulls into the Black Box Theatre on Friday November 27 at 8pm for what promises to be a laughter-packed evening.
RACKHOUSE PILFER, the stompin’, alt country, bluegrass sextet, and Hotpress/Jaegermesiert Live Band of the Year 2015, return to Galway on Friday September 11 to play Monroe's Live.