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‘I’m a rambler, a roamer, a gypsy at heart’

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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.

Jazz, avant garde, and improvisation

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THE PIANIST Izumi Kimura will be joined by the percussionist Gerry Hemingway for a concert of jazz, avant garde, and improvisational music entitled 'Thought Bubbles'.

All Tvvins - 'It's a good time to be playing this style of music'

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2016 is not a year that will be looked back on fondly by many, but amid the international political turmoil, and high profile (premature) passings which began with David Bowie and concluded with Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, there was a need to grasp hold of any shaft of light which came our way.

Album review: Body/Head

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IN HIS despair MacBeth chastised humans, and thereby life, as "full of sound and fury, signifying nothing". Kim Gordon's music has long been driven by "sound and fury" but is certainly not meaningless.

Rory Gallagher tribute at Róisín Dubh

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RORY GALLAGHER, possibly the greatest guitarist, and certainly the greatest bluesman, to ever emerge from Ireland, died in 1995, and next week Galway will celebrate both the man and his music.

Ralph McTell announces Galway show for October

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IT TOOK an Englishman to write one of the finest, and most poignant songs, about Irish emigration. That man is Ralph McTell, and that song is 'From Clare To Here', and next month he will mark his special relationship with the country.

Scullion - new date for Róisín Dubh concert

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SCULLION, FEATURING three of Ireland's leading musicians - Sonny Condell, Philip King, Robbie Overson - have announced the new date for their rescheduled Róisín Dubh show, which now takes place on Sunday September 24 at 8pm.

Alan Kelly and Eddi Reader at the Linenhall

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They are back. The Alan Kelly Gang with Eddi Reader and John Douglas return to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar for another guaranteed musical barnstormer on Monday September 5 at 8pm. 

The Conquerors - in cruise control

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.

Folk/blues from Charlie Parr @ Monroe's Live

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FOLK/BLUES singer-songwriter and guitarist Charlie Parr is coming to Galway to play Monroe's Backstage Bar on Wednesday August 24 at 8.30pm.

 

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