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Top British jazz supergroup Dinosaur weave their musical magic at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, February 23, at 8pm as part of a Music Network tour. Following boldly in the footsteps of the likes of Polar Bear and Phronesis, Dinosaur skilfully weaves electric-jazz, Celtic folk melodies, and North African drumming styles into a sound reminiscent of late-1960s Miles Davis.
He is only 25, and already he has recorded five albums and two EPs, with five different bands; established himself as one of the busiest and hardest working musicians in Galway city; and in the last 12 months set up his own business, creating customised drumkits.
KRISTIN HERSH, leader of US alternative-rock icons Throwing Muses, frontwoman of power trio 50FOOTWAVE, solo artist of the highest calibre, and acclaimed author, plays Galway next week.
RALPH ROLLE, the drummer with Nile Rodgers' Chic, and the man who has drummed for Sting, Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, Slash, Elvis Costello, and Smokey Robinson, will give a drum clinic in Galway.
CONSIDERED ONE of Norway's most prominent and influential contemporary musicians and composers, Christian Wallumrød is a solo artist, band leader, and diverse collaborator, who plays Galway this weekend as part of the Galway Jazz Festival.
“SIT DOWN, smoke, get the keyboards, maybe hire a drummer or programme it myself, smoke, mix it down, put it on CD, smoke, listen to it.” This is how Maurice Fulton, one of house music’s true originals, describes his working methods.
"RICHIE SAVED the band as far as I’m concerned. He’s the greatest thing to happen to the Ramones. He put the spirit back in the band." So said Joey Ramone about Richie, who was drummer with the legendary punk band from 1983 to 1987.
It has been 45 momentous years since Galway’s finest showband The Conquerors decided to charm the minds of Irish music lovers countrywide, and began touring their music to every corner of the land.
IF YOU are in a band and keen to promote yourself in a city that does not know you, a good way is to get out onto the street and perform, but if you are an indie-electro band you need amplifiers, which are increasingly banned for busking.
AMONG THE many storming music gigs I’ve had the pleasure of seeing in Galway, one of them was the first time I saw Hothouse Flowers, all of 30 years ago, during the arts festival, when they raised the roof and rocked the joint big time at the Burren Mount Hotel.