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Ryley Walker - 'prodigious talent' for Strange Brew

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"Walker is a prodigious talent. He possesses the light touch of Bert Jansch, the unbottled energy of Peter Walker, and the musical erudition of John Fahey...Walker is versatile, too, with a chameleonic quality that allows him to slip into ragged electric blues and bucolic acoustic reveries with equal ease. Of all the songwriters trying their hand at this revivalist approach...Walker is the most natural and enviable."

The LipSinkers return to Electric

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THE LIPSINKERS, who have been at the heart of London's alternative cabaret scene for more than a decade, return to Galway's Electric venue on Tuesday July 21 and Wednesday July 22 at 9pm.

'People have a very profound, deep, response to it'

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SOUTH AFRICAN artist Brett Bailey’s theatre/installation work Exhibit B is sure to be one of the most talked-about shows at this year’s Galway International Arts Festival.

Panti Bliss - High Heels in Low Places

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PANTI BLISS, activist, entertainer, drag queen, personality, and bona fide National Treasure, is bringing her show High Heels In Low Places to the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday July 4 at 8pm.

When the Saint goes marching in

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St Vincent, aka Annie Clark, is one of the hottest acts on the rock circuit at the moment with her last album, 2014’s St Vincent, featuring highly in best-of-the-year lists for Pitchfork, New York Times, NME, and Rolling Stone, while The Guardian named it as its album of the year.

Exhibit B - face to face with Europe's racist history

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UNTIL THE outbreak of the WWI, there was a phenomenon known as The Human Zoo, where African tribespeople were put on public display as exhibits and curiosities - under the guise of “ethnological enlightenment” - for the titillation of European and American audiences.

An Evening with Colm Tóibín

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COLM TÓIBÍN, one of Ireland's most acclaimed and prolific writers, will read from his work at the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday June 25 at 8pm.

SOAK - Derry songwriter to play Róisín Dubh

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SOAK, THE Derry singer-songwriter whose music has been called "a vivid portrait of teenage deep-thinking," by The Guardian, and as having "snippets of Cat Power and the delicacy of Lykke Li" by the Noisey blog, is coming to Galway.

Public talk on Yeats' The Wild Swans at Coole

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WB YEATS The Wild Swans at Coole, published in 1917 and again, in an expanded edition in 1919, is one of his finest collections, containing such enduring works as the title poem, 'An Irish Airman Foresees His Death', 'The Phases of the Moon', and 'Ego Dominus Tuus'.

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis for Strange Brew

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KITTY, DAISY, & Lewis have always done things their own way. Long before the rock'n'roll/rockabilly revival became hip, the then teenagers were recording on old analogue equipment to give their rock and blues an authentic 1950s vibe.

 

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