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There is plenty of optimism in the air this week as the local economy is in line for an injection of more than €90 million due to the success of the Galway International Arts Festival and the numbers going through the turnstills at the Galway Races so far up on previous years.
THE LAST time Owen Pallet played the Róisín Dubh in 2009, he was operating under the name Final Fantasy. These days he goes under his birth name.
THEY HAVE been compared to Arcade Fire and Owen Pallett while their music has been described as post-rock and “folk-inspired and yet dramatic and powerful”.
OWEN PALLETT is many things - composer, violinist, winner of the inaugural Polaris Music Prize, and co-writer of the string arrangements for the Arcade Fire’s Funeral. However he is best known as Final Fantasy.
TO CELEBRATE five very successful years and to get the next chapter in its story under way, the Róisín Dubh will host Once Upon A Time In The West, a festival of music concerts, DJ sets, and pub trails throughout the west of the city from today until Bank Holiday Monday.
FINAL FANTASY’S new album will be “a romantic epic about nothingness” featuring love songs to women that will nonetheless be “still pretty gay”. Strange? Probably. Intriguing? Yes. And the man behind it all is coming to play these songs in Galway.