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The 40th Galway International Arts Festival came to a close last Sunday evening following what has been the biggest festival to date, which enjoyed record-breaking box office and attendance figures.
The 40th Galway International Arts Festival came to a close last Sunday evening following what has been the biggest festival to date, enjoying record-breaking box office and attendance figures.
NADIA REID has been called "a remarkable talent" with "a devastating youthful wisdom that gives her songs a feeling of lasting profundity" by The Guardian. Galway will have a chance to see why later this month.
FRED IS an anarchic two-foot-tall cloth puppet; a social activist, angry about the injustices he sees in society; and burning with determination to fight prejudice wherever he finds it.
DAMIEN DEMPSEY, deservedly described by The Guardian as "one of Ireland’s great singer-songwriters" and by The Daily Express as "one astonishingly gifted individual", returns to Galway next week.
FOR 10 years Mike Skinner was the man behind the musical phenomenon The Streets. In that time he won an Ivor Novello, a Brit, and made a significant impact on British urban music.
"I'LL BE reveng’d on the whole pack of you," declares Malvolio - a dour man whose mistaken interpretation of a love letter spells his ruin - at the end of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, and actor Tim Crouch is here to defend what's left of Malvolio's reputation.
CONTROVERSIAL MANCHESTER punk band Cabbage are "hell-bent on filling the current vacancy for rock’n’roll commentator on Brexit Britain" according to The Guardian, and they have Galway in their sights.
Radiohead's Thom Yorke said, “This is me and my son's favourite music at the moment” when speaking about Irish noisemakers Girl Band on BBC Radio One just before Christmas. The band will be headlining a show at the Garbo's venue next Friday, April 7. The last few years have been momentous for Girl Band. Their most recent album “Holding Hands With Jamie” on Rough Trade has raised great acclaim from The Guardian, NME, NPR, Vice, and further afield, they have been named as one of the best new bands of 2016 by Stereogum and one of the best rock bands active today by SPIN.