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Sylvie Simmons to play Monroe's

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ONE OF rock music's leading journalists and writers, who deservedly won high praise for her magnificent biography of Leonard Cohen, I'm Your Man, Sylvie Simmons is also a singer, songwriter, and performer.

Songwriters to explain the art of writing lyrics at Cúirt

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ARE MUSIC and literature separate art forms? Iron Maiden have drawn inspiration from Tennyson, Coleridge, and Robert Burns for their songs; Leonard Cohen was a poet as well as a songwriter, and novelist Polly Samson has written lyrics for David Gilmour and Pink Floyd.

Julie Felix - a folk legend comes to Galway

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SHE TAUGHT Leonard Cohen the art of songwriting; featured The Kinks and Led Zeppelin's lead guitarist Jimmy Page on her BBC TV show in the 1960s; and despite being a Californian, The Times called her "Britain's First Lady of Folk".

Niall Connolly - new album, Róisín Dubh show

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NIALL CONNOLLY, “among the most vibrant, poignant, and authentic indie folk artists in New York City", according to folk music magazine No Depression, has released his new album and is touring Ireland this month.

Leonard Cohen protege to play Galway this month

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SHE SPENT time with the Dalai Lama and Mother Teresa, worked with street children in Egypt, and with Tribal Elders of Wekweti, an isolated First Nation community in northern Canada, but she is best known as the late Leonard Cohen's protege.

Rhetoric and reporting as the season draws on

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in” - Leonard Cohen.

'Showman extraordinaire' - Jerry Fish to play Róisín Dubh

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JERRY FISH, the charismatic singer and entertainer, described as a "showman extraordinaire, not to be missed” by Hot Press, returns to Galway this weekend to play the Róisín Dubh.

HAWK and Captain A to headline Citóg in June

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GALWAY SINGER-SONGWRITER Julie Hough, leader of the London band HAWK, and Captain A's last gig for the foreseeable future, are just two of the highlights from next month's series of Citóg gigs at the Róisín Dubh.

All your Easter entertainment at Breaffy House Resort

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Breaffy House Resort has a fantastic line-up of events organised for this Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Kicking off the action are The Three Tenors on Good Friday in the Breaffy Ballroom, with star violinist Maria Mason. Enjoy classic hits from Sinatra, Leonard Cohen, The Dubliners and Pavarotti.

Niall Connolly at Róisín Dubh

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NIALL CONNOLLY is "a folk icon…Among the most vibrant, poignant, and authentic indie folk artists in New York City", leading folk magazine No Depression has said of the man who is coming to Galway this month.

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