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Galway Jazz Festival 2018

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WHO SAYS festival season is over in Galway? The Comedy Carnival is on the way, as is the Oyster Festival, and visual arts fest TULCA, while this week saw the line-up for the 2018 Galway Jazz Festival announced.

The Family Stone to bring the funk to Galway

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ARE YOU ready to get together with 'Everyday People', 'Dance To The Music', and have some 'Hot Fun' at the end of the summertime, and say at the end of it all, 'Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)'?

Galway Jazz Festival to defy Brexit

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IN DEFIANCE of the impending reality of Brexit, and what it may mean for touring musicians, the Galway Jazz Festival has announced a line up for this October's event, that contains strong UK representation.

Fran McCann is Almost There!

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FRAN MCCANN'S ART might owe more to Myles Davis or John Coltrane than to any visual artist. It can be seen in his subject matter, and in his method - a painter's equivalent of a jazz's spontaneous riffs and improvised chords.

Galway Hearts Festival

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GALWAY HAS no shortage of festivals, especially in July, and another has just been added to the bill - the Galway Hearts Festival, celebrating the city's original music scene - past and present.

The saxophone and a mediaeval lover's journey

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THE SAXOPHONE is an instrument indelibly associated with jazz, a musical form created by African-Americans in the early 20th century, so what is a saxophone doing at a concert at the Galway Early Music Festival?

Award winning jazz singer to perform at Electric

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LAUREN KINSELLA, the London based, Irish, vocalist, and winner of the UK Vocalist of the Year at the 2016 JazzFM Awards, is in Galway next month to perform at the upcoming Galway Jazz Festival.

'Pop-up' Galway Jazz Festival this Saturday

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WHEN LEGENDARY jazz-fusion pianist Chick Corea calls anyone "a creative genius", it is a good reason to pay attention. Add a string of awards, rave reviews, and collaborations with leading jazz players, and suddenly Gwylim Simcocks becomes a 'must see' musician.

Hothouse Flowers - in concert at Monroe's Live

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SINCE THE late 1980s, The Hothouse Flowers have been renowned for their a passionate fusion of rock with the rootsy sounds of Irish folk and American gospel, and shows lasting between two and three hours, depending on the "level of fever in the room".

 

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