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TRACY BRUEN is something of a modern day Renaissance woman - singer, songwriter, pianist, guitarist, band leader, theatre director and actor, teacher at a special needs school, and a Galway Advertiser Solo Artist of the Year winner. Next week opens a new chapter in her creative life when she launches her debut album Mirror.
Midge Ure can look back on a 40 year musical career of no little achievement - co-creator of classic hit singles 'Vienna', 'Fade To Grey', and 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' and helping pioneer electro-pop with Ultravox and Visage - but this is only part of the Scotsman's story.
RICHIE EGAN, the solo artist best known as JAPE and also as the bassist for the pioneering Irish post-rock band The Redneck Manifesto, will play the final Nocturne concert of 2016 this weekend.
IN THEIR original incarnation, the Pixies made four albums, at least two of which - 1987's Surfer Rosa and 1989's Dolittle - are high watermarks of indie/alternative rock, which continue to echo through the generations.
IF YOU missed the Roses at Marlay Park, you can see the next best thing, in Galway, in the form of the tribute band approved by various Roses members themselves.
THE OLD and the new, the classic and recent, the audio and the visual, the cinematic and the musical, all will come together when Suede play the Galway International Arts Festival Big Top this weekend.
"WE'RE NOT punk — we're too interested in making our songs as pretty as possible. We're not straight-up rock — our tastes are too left-of-centre. We're not indie-rock — our heads aren't far enough up our own butts."
DRUMMERS, PARTICULARLY those with an interest in jazz, will have an opportunity to learn from the acclaimed Peruvian jazz drummer Coté Calmet, who will give a drum clinic and workshop in Galway this evening.
Another exciting night is in store on Friday, June 3, with reggae-rock band The Radix all set to play The Galway Roast Castlebar. Bring your own wine and enjoy the special atmosphere created in this unique venue.
GERRY MCAVOY and Ted McKenna, both members of Rory Gallagher's band, will join forces for a concert in Galway next month, to perform and celebrate Rory's music.