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Pearl Jam tribute for Monroe’s Live

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On Friday, the top all-Irish tribute to possibly the greatest grunge band of all time, Pearl Jam, comes to Monroe’s Live in Galway.

Sound + Vision festival back in Ballina

Sound+Vision, Ballina’s annual film festival, returns this year celebrate music in film once again. Through a week-long programme of film screenings and other events, Sound+Vision this year celebrates the music of Generation X – the 1990s youth culture phenomenon. When American author Douglas Coupland published his debut novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture in 1991, he was inadvertently labelling the coming decade’s generation of alienated, disaffected young adults. His book sought to capture an ennui which became something of a zeitgeist for the period. This culture of the Generation X ‘slacker’ found a musical voice in the guise of grunge – a musical hybrid inspired by punk rock, heavy metal and indie rock, and characterised by contrasting song dynamics and apathetic or angst-filled lyrics.

Annual Joe Heaney Festival in Carna this weekend

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The Joe Heaney Festival of Traditional Singing will take place in Carna over the bank holiday weekend.

Rose selection time again as Galway hopefuls dream of Tralee and nights in the Dome

BY DECLAN VARLEY

Canadian marching band visit to boost town’s international profile

A party of 190 visitors is to descend on Athlone next week as the local Ravens Marching Showband plays host to a prestigious Canadian marching band.

Canadian marching band visit to boost town’s international profile

A party of 190 visitors is to descend on Athlone next week as the local Ravens Marching Showband plays host to a prestigious Canadian marching band.

Kenny and Ring represent Ireland abroad this weekend

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister of State Michael Ring will be among the 19 Government emissaries representing the country abroad during the upcoming St Patrick’s Day celebrations. The Taoiseach will be travelling to the United States where he will have the traditional St Patrick’s Day meeting with President Barack Obama, he will also be meeting Vice President Joe Biden while in Washington DC, where he will also make a keynote address at George Washington University where he will receive the university’s Making Democracy Work Award.

Baile an Salsa - where Latin meets trad

BAILE AN Salsa, an exciting new Galway band, who fuse Irish trad with Salsa, will hold their debut gig in Monroe’s Live this Saturday at 9.30pm.

Tonight’s the night for Kerbdog and the Night of the Living Freaks Halloween Ball

Finbar Hoban presents... in association with All Affairs fancy dress ‘Night of the Living Freaks’ Halloween fancy dress ball with the legendary Kilkenny band Kerbdog live at the Ruby Room in the TF Royal Theatre tonight (Friday, October 26). Expect to see all manner of evil fiendish ghouls rise up from their watery graves and make their way to The Ruby Room for one of the most anticipated events in the Castlebar live event calendar this year.

Tradiohead - on the way to Electric Picnic

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RADIOHEAD’S MUSICAL journey over the past 20 years has been one of rock’s most fascinating and often, for their audience, a challenging listening experience. The Oxford quintet began life playing the massive sounding, alternative rock, guitar anthems of Pablo Honey and The Bends.

 

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